Latest News for: Mozambique health


No-cost, ride-hailing platform brings pregnant women to health facilities for safe births

Reliefweb 21 Jun 2021
Since the COVID-19 pandemic was first reported in Mozambique last year, UNFPA has supported innovative initiatives to ensure continuity of life-saving health and protection services, including mobile brigades to make contraceptives and family planning more accessible to remote ...

Learning from COVID-19 and the continuing malaria fight

Open Access Government 21 Jun 2021
In countries where the disease burden of malaria is high, health systems have long felt the strain as governments seek to reduce its devastating impact ... In Mozambique, support was given for community health workers, who play a critical role in managing infectious diseases, to respond to the pandemic.

USAID provides $91 million to Africa for urgently needed food

New Business Ethiopia 18 Jun 2021
Agency for International Development’s (USAID) COVID-19 Task Force Executive Director Jeremy Konyndyk announced more than $91 million to provide urgently needed food assistance, health care, water, and psychosocial support for people across Africa ... and health emergencies.

Global HIV Prevention Coalition reinforces the need for leadership and decisive action

Reliefweb 14 Jun 2021
According to Pascalle Grotenhuis, the Dutch Ambassador for Women's Rights and Gender Equality, who also drew on her experience as the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Mozambique, the time is ripe for pragmatism and common sense in strengthening sexual and reproductive health ...

Business in Brief (June 14)

Albany Democrat Herald 14 Jun 2021
Samaritan welcomes nurse midwife. Maggie Hudson has joined Samaritan Obstetrics & Gynecology — Corvallis. As a certified nurse midwife, Hudson provides gynecological and obstetric care ... After college, Hudson served in the Peace Corps in Mozambique. She began her career as a health educator before becoming a nurse midwife ... — Mid-Valley Media ... ....

News in Brief 11 June 2021

United Nations 11 Jun 2021
Rights chief Bachelet condemns attacks on civilians in Myanmar Aid, health teams 'turned away' from accessing the starving in Tigray More families flee violence in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado ...Click for original article. .

Operations Support Delegate (m/f/d) Regional Forecast-based Financing project, Maputo, Mozambique

Reliefweb 10 Jun 2021
... Principles; Ability to work effectively in multi-cultural environments; Ability to complete a thorough medical screening process 'working abroad under specific climate and health conditions'; Existing authorization to work in Mozambique is a strong asset; Valid Driving Licence.

Covid-19 - One Death, 31 New Cases and 25 Recoveries

All Africa 09 Jun 2021
Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities announced on Monday that, after three days without any deaths in Mozambique from Covid-19, the disease has claimed another victim ....

Mozambique's Jihadist insurgency pressures health system amid pandemic

Ghana Web 08 Jun 2021
Jihadist attacks in Palma In the Cabo Delgado region of Mozambique which according to recently collected data by the United States conflict tracker ACLED, has claimed over 2,800 with around half being civilians, has also internally displaced numerous people within the country ... "The challenge is really to have, even the health workers, we need more.

Canada announces support for Mozambique due to pandemic and to mitigate its secondary impacts

Reliefweb 06 Jun 2021
Today, Canada announced $186 million in development assistance for new projects in Mozambique, including support in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights for women and girls ... health services, especially safe and legal abortion.

World Bank Injects $115 Million to Boost Covid-19 Vaccination in Mozambique [EN/PT]

Reliefweb 04 Jun 2021
Additionally, this will support key institutions in Mozambique's immunization system ... "*The Global Financing Facility (GFF) is pleased to partner with the Government of Mozambique to support the integrated rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines while also ensuring access to essential health services," said Monique Vledder, Head of Secretariat, GFF.

Mozambique receives third Covid vaccine batch

Business Ghana 04 Jun 2021
Mozambique has received the third batch of Covid-19 vaccines, a donation from China ... Health Minister Armindo Tiago and the Chinese ambassador to Mozambique Wang Hejum witnessed the vaccine delivery ceremony.

Africa Project Management Internship, Arlington, VA

Reliefweb 04 Jun 2021
Current Africa region projects that could use your support include women's empowerment & peacebuilding grant work in the Democratic Republic of Congo, monitoring & evaluation, justice, and health support in Mali, impact evaluation and learning assistance in Mozambique, and monitoring, evaluation, & technical support in South Sudan ... U.S ... .

Shortage of Vaccines Compromises Covid-19 Vaccination

All Africa 02 Jun 2021
Maputo -- Mozambique's Deputy National Director of Public Health, Benigna Matsinhe, warned on Monday that the late arrival of vaccines against the Covid-19 respiratory disease could compromise the Ministry of Health's vaccination calendar ....

WFP Mozambique Country Brief, April 2021

Reliefweb 28 May 2021
In April, due to limited funding for the continuation of the PRN support in the central region of Mozambique, WFP restructured the support provided to the Ministry of Health, downscaling the number of districts supported in the provinces of Sofala, Manica and Zambézia.