Noorjehan Abdul Majid
DREAM Program, Mozambique
She was born in Maputo, where she lives and works. In 1998 she graduated in medicine and since 2001 has been clinical director of the Maputo Central Hospital. In 2002 she joined the Dream Programme of the Community of Sant'Egidio, which introduced antiretroviral therapy for AIDS in Africa. Today, the Programme operates in 10 countries. In Italy she specialised to contribute to setting up a socio-medical home care service for patients without resources in Mozambique. She is now the clinical head of the network of Centres for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of the virus that DREAM has opened in the country.