Man Becomes Polio Vaccine Champion After Daughter Paralyzed

Firmino Arlindo has been going door-to-door to talk to families about the importance of protecting their children after his six year-old daughter Jemita was diagnosed with polio in December 2018. 

Mozambican Father Campaigns for Vaccination After Daughter Paralyzed By Polio

PHOTO ESSAYS: Mozambican Father Campaigns for Vaccination After Daughter Paralyzed By Polio

After his six year-old daughter Jemita was diagnosed with polio in December 2018, Firmino Arlindo became an advocate for the polio vaccine, going door to door to talk to families about the importance ...

When Round 1 of the polio vaccination campaign began in Mozambique, Firmino Arlindo, asked to work as a vaccinator.

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