Jhpiego has been working in Mozambique since early 2004, initially on prevention of medical transmission of HIV/AIDS in hospitals under the University Technical Assistance Project (UTAP), funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through the U.S. President’s Emerg
Through the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) in Mozambique, 2.5 million prenatal care appointments were conducted, 888,087 women received counseling and testing for HIV, 5,839 health workers were traine
First Lady of Mozambique Isaura Ferrão Nyusi welcomes a new baby at one of two hospitals that have recently been recognized for quality health services under the Model Maternities Initiative. By Denise Alves Maputo, Mozambique (March 17, 2015)—Isaura Ferrão Nyusi, Mozambique’s First L
On a spring day, Marcos walked the neighborhood of Bunhica, and stopped at the home of Inácio Nhamue Aminosse and Andrieta Manuel. The couple invited Marcos into their house. “I started counseling the couple and then screened them for a range of health issues, including gender-based v
Maputo, Mozambique—An active volunteer in her church, Nostina Ngomane was among the parishioners of the Presbyterian Church of Mozambique who turned out one evening to hear a Ministry of Health official and fellow church member discuss the risks of cervical and breast cancer.
Maputo, Mozambique—Sandra Bento Nuvunga, the mother of two boys, knows the fears and joys that come with being an HIV-positive parent. Her own personal journey began in 2006 when, pregnant for the first time, she learned that she also carried the virus that causes AIDS.
A poster displayed in Maputo’s bustling downtown hospital, at police stations and in schools throughout the metropolitan area of Mozambique’s capital offers a compassionate message to victims of sexual violence – TU NAO ESTAS SOZINHA ... “You are not alone!”