This group is for health communication professionals working in Mozambique.

  • Malaria is one of the leading public health problems in Mozambique, where the national prevalence in children between 6 and 59 months of age has increased from 35.1% in 2011 and 40% in 2015. Prevalence was even higher in the two most populous provinces of the country, Zambézia and Nampula provinces where over two-thirds of children under five…[Read more]

  • In my opinion it is problematic to assume that the new approach to HIV treatment will be a solution to improve the quality of life, since in Mozambique many clients in rural area have difficulties in accessing health facility.

  • The World Health Organization recommends early initiation of HIV antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all those infected with the virus at any CD4 count. In mid-2016, Mozambique began phased implementation of the “Test-and-Treat” approach, which enrolls HIV positive clients into antiretroviral treatment (ART) immediately regardless of clinical sta…[Read more]

  • Jenna Groman posted an update in the group Group logo of MozambiqueMozambique 10 months, 2 weeks ago

    MCSP undertook a nutrition formative assessment in Nampula to better understand the cultural beliefs, perceptions and challenges related to infant and young child feeding. The results of the formative assessment will inform the development of tailored social and behavior change communication approaches and messages to address the barriers to…[Read more]

  • Seth Otto posted an update in the group Group logo of MozambiqueMozambique 11 months, 1 week ago

    In this recent technical brief, Pathfinder details the challenges and success of implementing a community-level effort to mainstream youth-friendly reproductive health services in Mozambique and Tanzania. The brief examines project findings, including a significant shift towards long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) uptake, and offers…[Read more]