Mozambique: Covid-19 Putting Huge Pressure On Hospital Capacity
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Thursday reported a further 829 cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease, and 12 more deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Worst Day Yet in Mozambican Covid-19 Epidemic
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Wednesday announced the worst day so far in the Covid-19 epidemic, with 1,126 cases of the disease reported in a 24 hour period, and 18 deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - Four Deaths and 824 New Cases
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Tuesday reported a further 824 cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: UN to Shine Urgent Spotlight On Cabo Delgado Crisis
[allAfrica] Geneva -- After developing under the radar for a number of years, what has been described as a humanitarian disaster in Mozambique's northern Cabo Delgado region is now grabbing the United Nations' attention. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: - Manica Authorities Tighten Measures to Stop Covid-19 Spread
[AIM] Maputo -- Chimoio (Mozambique), 19 Jan (AIM) - The health authorities in the central Mozambican province of Manica are on high alert and taking a wide range of measures intended to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 respiratory disease within the communities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: New Record for Covid-19 Cases
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Monday announced a record number of cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease - 895 cases in a 24 hour period. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Dramatic Rise in Covid-19 Infections Continues
[AIM] Maputo -- The dramatic rise in the number of new cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease in Mozambique continued on Thursday with 543 new infections diagnosed, the fifth highest daily number on record. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - 735 New Cases and Five Deaths
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Friday recorded the second highest daily total of new cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease since the start of the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 Affected Cataract Surgeries in Mozambique
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican Ministry of Health says that about 10,000 cataract surgeries were performed across the country in 2019, a milestone that fell sharply to only 5,000 interventions as result of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Govt Tightens Measures Against Covid-19
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican government is tightening restrictive measures in an attempt to halt the rapid spread of the Covid-19 respiratory disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - Four More Deaths, and 730 New Cases
[AIM] Maputo -- New infections with the Covid-19 respiratory disease are continuing at an alarming level, according to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 Puts Pressure On Maputo Health Units
[AIM] Maputo -- Maputo City is in danger of running out of intensive care beds for Covid-19 patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Second Worst Day for New Coronavirus Cases
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican Health Ministry on Tuesday reported the second worst day ever in terms of new coronavirus cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: New Record for Coronavirus Cases
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Friday announced the diagnosis, in the previous 24 hours, of a further 521 infections with the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - Four Deaths, 294 New Cases and 314 Recoveries
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Thursday reported four more deaths from the Covid-19 respiratory disease, and 294 new cases - but in the same period 314 people recovered from Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 Hospitalisations Reach New Record
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities in Wednesday announced another death from the Covid-19 respiratory disease, and 19 new hospitalisations of people suffering from the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Cholera Outbreak Claims One Life in Montepuez
[AIM] Maputo -- A cholera outbreak in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado has spread to Montepuez district, so far claiming one life out of 11 confirmed cases that have checked into the local Cholera Treatment Centre, according to a report in Wednesday's issue of independent daily "O Pais". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - 79 New Cases Reported
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Tuesday reported a further 79 cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - Two More Deaths and 154 New Cases
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Monday reported a further two deaths from the Covid-19 respiratory disease, and 154 new cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Health Minister Hopes Covid-19 Vaccines Will Arrive in May/June
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambican Health Minister Armindo Tiago expects that the country will receive one of the vaccines against the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease between May and June. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - Infections Hit New Record
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities reported on Sunday that the number of people diagnosed with the Covid-19 respiratory disease in the previous 24 hours - 341 - broke all records. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - 261 Recoveries, 62 New Cases and One Death
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Tuesday reported that a further 261 people have made a full recovery from the Covid-19 respiratory disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Two More Covid-19 Deaths and 103 New Cases Reported
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Sunday reported the deaths of two more people from the Covid-19 respiratory disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - Another Death and 72 New Cases
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Tuesday reported another death from the Covid-19 respiratory disease, and 72 new cases, mostly in Maputo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Chaos At Forbes Border Post
[The Herald] CHAOS continues to reign supreme at the Forbes Border Post as only haulage truckers with Covid-19 certificates are being allowed entry into either Zimbabwe or Mozambique, leading to long queues and delays. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: 250,000 Displaced Children Facing Deadly Disease Threat
[UN News] A lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene services have put approximately 250,000 children, displaced by escalating crises in a northern province of Mozambique, at risk from deadly diseases, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Easing of Restrictions Does Not Mean End of the Pandemic
[AIM] Maputo -- The relaxation of restrictions imposed by the Mozambican government, as part of efforts to restrict the spread of the Covid-19 respiratory disease, "does not mean that the pandemic is over in Mozambique", warned the Deputy National Director of Public Health, Benigna Matsinhe, on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 22, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: 250,000 displaced children facing deadly disease threat  
A lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene services have put approximately 250,000 children, displaced by escalating crises in a northern province of Mozambique, at risk from deadly diseases, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - December 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: 91 New Covid-19 Cases Reported
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Sunday reported another death from the Covid-19 respiratory disease and 91 new cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa steps up fight against HIV with trial of new combination vaccines
African-led study expected to involve 1,600 people over next three years in Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique and South AfricaThe first trial in Africa to test two new vaccines to protect against HIV got under way in Uganda this week, raising hopes of an end to the epidemic that affects millions of people across the continent.The African-ledPrEPVacc study will test two experimental combination vaccines to see if they can provide any protection against HIV in people most at risk of infection.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 18, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Samuel Okiror in Kampala Tags: Global health Aids and HIV Global development Society Uganda Tanzania Mozambique South Africa World news Science Source Type: news

Mozambique: High Levels of Coronavirus Exposure in Inhambane Province
[AIM] Maputo -- The highest levels of exposure so far discovered in Mozambique to the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease are in the towns of Maxixe and Massinga, in the southern province of Inhambane, according to the latest epidemiological survey undertaken by the National Health Institute (INS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Health Ministry Advises Against Travel Over Holidays
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambique's Deputy National Director of Public Health, Benigna Matsinhe, on Monday urged Mozambicans to stay at home during the coming Christmas and New Year holiday period. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Two More Covid-19 Deaths Reported
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Sunday reported two more deaths from the Covid-19 respiratory disease and 142 new cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

An alternate savanna
(University of California - Santa Barbara) When civil war broke out in Mozambique more than 40 years ago, it largely spelled doom for animals in Gorongosa National Park, a 1,500-square-mile reserve on the floor of the southern end of the Great African Rift Valley, in the heart of the country. As the decades-long fighting spilled over into the reserve, many of the creatures became casualties of the conflict. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 14, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Risk factors associated with high prevalence of intimate partner violence amongst school-going young women (aged 15-24years) in Maputo, Mozambique - Maguele MS, Tlou B, Taylor M, Khuzwayo N.
This study aimed to determine the prevalence and the factors associated with intimate partner violence in young women (aged 15-24 years) attendi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Executive Voice: 10 Questions with CEO Polly Dunford
This article originally appeared in the Triangle Business Journal on December 3, 2020. You can read ithere. (Source: IntraHealth International)
Source: IntraHealth International - December 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: COVID-19 Health Workers Source Type: news

Mozambique: Ins Announces Coronavirus Exposure Rates for Gaza
[AIM] Maputo -- In the two main cities of the southern Mozambican province of Gaza, Xai-Xai and Chokwe, 3.7 and 5.2 per cent of the population respectively have been exposed to the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease, according to a survey undertaken in the two cities by the National Health Institute (INS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Three More Covid-19 Deaths, All in Maputo
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Monday reported a further three deaths from the Covid-19 respiratory disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Urgency Is No Excuse for Corruption
[AIM] Maputo -- Urgency in acquiring goods and providing public services should not be seen as an opportunity for corruption or fraud, warned Ana Maria Gemo, the Director of Mozambique's Central Office for the Fight against Corruption (GCCC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: 49 New District Hospitals to Be Built
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican government is investing in expanding the health network throughout the country, through building new district hospitals, to bring better care to the most vulnerable population groups, Health Minister Armindo Tiago said on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 - One Death, 96 Cases, 236 Recoveries
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican Health Ministry on Wednesday announced a further death from the Covid-19 respiratory disease, 96 new cases, and 236 recoveries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 3, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: HIV Has Not Disappeared, Warns Nyusi
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi warned on Tuesday against allowing the current battle against the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease to overshadow the HIV/AIDS epidemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mozambique: 69 More Covid-19 Cases, but Epidemic May Have Passed Its Peak
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Tuesday reported a further 69 cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease, mostly in Maputo city. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

IVI, ROK's GDEF join forces to provide OCV to 540K people at risk of cholera in Nepal & Mozambique
(International Vaccine Institute) The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) and the Republic of Korea's Global Disease Eradication Fund (GDEF) have agreed to conduct joint projects to fight cholera, which include vaccination for a total of approximately 540,000 people at risk of cholera in Nepal and Mozambique. KOICA GDEF is providing a grant of US $8.05 million to support the project entitled 'Enhancing Cholera Control' (ECHO). (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Violence leads to health emergencies in Mozambique - Makoni M.
Humanitarian organisations are warning that people displaced in the northern Mozambique province of Cabo Delgado are facing health emergencies on several fronts. Since 2017, an Islamist insurgency linked to Al-Shabab has killed more than 2000 people and ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Neonatal intensive care unit evacuation and care during a natural disaster: the experience of Cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique - Calgaro S, Borellini M, Seni AHA, Tirzi MC, Gimo AMD, Cebola BR, Putoto G, Trevisanuto D.
Global warming has increased the frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones. Mozambique is considered one of the most vulnerable countries to extreme weather events. Natural disasters particularly affect vulnerable people, including preterm and criti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Mozambique: Nampula Adopts Community Involvement for Success Against Malaria
[AIM] Maputo -- Malema (Mozambique), 18 Nov (AIM) - The Malaria Consortium, an NGO specialising in the prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases, has stressed the need for a community awareness drive to ensure success of the seasonal anti-malaria campaign. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mozambique: Government Working to Protect Health Professionals
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambican Health Minister Armindo Tiago on Wednesday told the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, that the government, in its attempts to purchase individual protective equipment, to safeguard health workers against the Covid-19 pandemic, has run up against international shortages. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Southern Africa: Malawi, Mozambique Border Districts Discuss Security, Health Challenges
[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -- A delegation of 18 government officials from Mozambique's bordering districts of Mandimba, Mecanhela and Ngauma, and officials from Malawi's Mangochi district council engaged each other in a two-day meeting in Mangochi to find solutions to cross-border challenges facing them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: U.S.$20 Million Needed to Fight Locust Plague
[AIM] Maputo -- The Southern African Development Community (SADC) needs to mobilise about 20 million US dollars to fight a plague of migratory locusts that is threatening food security in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news