Physical activity and active transportation behaviour among rural, peri-urban and urban children in Kenya, Mozambique and Nigeria: the PAAT Study - Wachira LJ, Hayker SO, Larouche R, Oyeyemi AL, Prista A, Owino GE, Tremblay MS, Onywera VO.
BACKGROUND: Physical activity (PA) is associated with numerous health benefits among children and youth. However, few studies have examined how active transportation (AT) and device-based measures of PA vary within and between countries in sub-Saharan Afri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Youth Have the Spirit to Change Trajectory of Leprosy, says Yohei Sasakawa
Discussions included the need to engage the younger generation in a world free of stigma and discrimination. Similarly, Marcos Costa, from Morhan in Brazil, spoke of the first Latin American and Caribbean Virtual Meeting of young people affected by leprosy, their family members, and supporters. The meeting, he said, sought to engage young people and their families in a dialogue centered on the challenges faced by those affected by the disease and to explore policy solutions to the problem. “In Brazil, it is reported that many new leprosy cases were not diagnosed in 2020 because of COVID-19. The pandemic has compounded ch...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Youth Thought Leaders IPS UN Bureau Sasakawa Health Foundation Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - Positivity Rate Gradually Falling
[AIM] Health authorities reported on 16 January that the positivity rate among people tested in Mozambique for the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease has continued to decline. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Maputo Study On Cutting Mother to Child Transmission of Hepatitis B
[AIM] A study carried out in Maputo has shown that antenatal departments can cut the transmission of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) from mother to child through integrating vaccination at birth into standard procedures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Study Finds Anti-Malaria Drive Promotes "Remarkable Economic Benefits"
[AIM] An academic study published in the peer-reviewed journal "Economics and Human Biology" has found that a drastic reduction in the incidence of malaria leads to improved outcomes in education. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 11, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mozambique: The Conflict in Cabo Delgado has Been Ongoing for Over Four Years. How is the Situation Today?
[MSF] During 2020 and the first half of this year, there was intense violence including fighting and attacks by non-state armed groups against villages and large towns. This forced masses of people on the coastal strip and northeast of Cabo Delgado to flee their homes and seek refuge in transit and resettlement centres located in the west and south of the province. There are currently hundreds of thousands of people* here, many of whom have been displaced for a year or even longer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: People Continue to Flee Insecurity and Violence in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique
[MSF] Paulo Milanesio is a project coordinator for M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Mueda, a town in the north of the Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, where hundreds of thousands of people have sought refuge from ongoing conflict. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Enriched Porridges and Nutrition Knowledge Keep Children Healthy in Mozambique
[FAO] Education and training are reducing the malnutrition rates in Cabo Delgado (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Approved COVID-19 vaccines and countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination, Department for Transport and DHSC (updated 7th December 2021)
Approved vaccines and list of countries and territories with approved COVID-19 proof of vaccination for travel to England. 7 December 2021Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Latvia and Ukraine can use EU DCC to add proof of vaccination status in the UK passenger locator form. 22 November 2021Belarus, Bolivia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, the Faroe Islands, Laos, Libya, Malawi, Mozambique, Samoa, Senegal, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe added to the list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination for travel to England. Sinovac-CoronaVac, Sinopharm Beijing and Covaxin ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mozambique: Health Services Denied to Displaced Women as Tensions Rise With Host Communities
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Relations between host and displaced communities are negative and seem to be deteriorating,   both groups told a survey by UNHCR's Cabo Delgado Protection Cluster, published 18 November.  https://bit.ly/Moz-Palma-Protect The survey and focus group interviews were done in Quitunda,  Maganja and Mondlane villages, just south of Palma, which have a mix of people having fled  Palma and loc al people, many of who also fled but have now returned. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Omicron Cuts Travel North, as Mozambique Tightens Checks on South Africa Border
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The new Covid Omicron variant has already led to sharp travel restrictions between   Mozambique and most countries of the north. First discovered two weeks ago in Botswana  and South Africa, the variant has an unusually large number of mutations, particularly  affecting the spike protein. Initial indications are that it is more infectious, but not leading to  more hospital adm issions. WHO has labelled the variant Omicron (15th letter of the Greek  alphabet and origin of the Latin le (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Circumstances and consequences of violence-related injuries presenting at hospital. a study at the pediatric emergency and forensic medicine units of Maputo Central Hospital, Mozambique - Nhassengo SK, Matsinhe SO, Jeth á E, Laflamme L.
This study investigates sex-related differences in the circumstances and consequences of sexual and physical violence in the Mozambican c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Biden to restrict travel from South Africa and 7 other countries
Acting on advice from Dr. Anthony Fauci and the CDC, the Biden administration will restrict travel from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid super-mutant fears spread across Europe: Belgium has two confirmed cases
Restrictions will apply to Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, European Commission spokesperson Eric Mamer said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel labels 7 African countries ‘red’ as new variant stokes worry
South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, and Eswatini added to list of countries from which foreigners are barred entry #southafrica #eswatini #lesotho #foreigners #variantstokes (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news