Antonio Zindoro Armando
My name is Antonio Zindoro Armando. I am a native of Dondo district. I'm married with five children. I studied primary school in Beira and secondary in Buzi and finished in Nhamatanta. After that I went to the Institute of Health Sciences of Beira, Sofala Province where I studied for as a General Medical Officer. My first job was at the Ministry of Health, in the Inhambane province at Rural Vilankulos Hospital, Adult Screening sector, Pediatrics and Nutritional Center Phambara. Then I was appointed as District Health Director of New-Mambone, Govuro district. Two years later, I was transferred to the Jangamo district where I continued my work. After a year, I transferred to the province of Sofala where I was put in Nhamatanta district and worked in Adult Screening and again in Pediatrics.
Also in Nhamatanda, I was the District Manager of the HIV-AIDS Program, ATS Supervisor and Peer Educators Coordinator. I worked in Ronco Demining in Quelimane. I was in the military during the war of 16 years. I worked with Doctors Without Borders and Doctors of the World in the Nutrition Program in Inhambane and Sofala. In 2005, I started working on the project Hai in Nhamatanda as Social Day Hospital Assistant and was dedicated to the treatment of HIV-AIDS patients. I was head of the Youth Advisory Corner and was supervisor of the activities of Home Based Primary Care. In 2006, I was transferred to Beira Central Hospital (HCB) and assigned the Day of Nursing and Social Work (counseling). In 2008, I received a transfer to the Provincial Health Directorate (DPS) as HIV Program Assistant in the province. Since November 2013 I have been part of the wonderful team of Gorongosa National Park, working in Chitengo Clinic as a nurse.