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Mozambique: Number of Patients Abandoned in Hospitals Increasing
[AIM] Maputo -67 patients were abandoned by their families in Maputo hospitals in the first half of this year, according to a report on the independent television station, STV. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Govt, U.S. Renew Partnership Against Aids
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican and United States governments on Tuesday announced in Maputo a joint annual plan that renews their partnership in the fight against AIDS. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mozambique: Ten Million Dollars to Fight Malaria in Pregnancy
[AIM] Maputo -Maputo 11 Sep (AIM) - Lelio Marmora, the Executive Director of Unitaid, an international body that works closely with the World Health Organisation (WHO), said in Maputo on Monday that ten million US dollars will be invested in combating malaria among pregnant women. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Enough Medicines in Manica for Two Months
[AIM] Maputo -Despite the fire that raged through the Manica provincial medical stores in the central Mozambican city of Chimoio on Saturday, the health units in the province have enough medicines for the next two months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Fire Destroys Manica Provincial Medical Stores
[AIM] Maputo -A massive fire on Saturday destroyed the medical stores in the central Mozambican province of Manica, located in the provincial capital Chimoio. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Here ’s Where You Can See Every Total Solar Eclipse for the Next 50 Years
A total solar eclipse will obscure the sun in parts of 14 states across the U.S. on Aug. 21, a rare event that’s been called the “Great American Eclipse.” You can find a detailed map showing the path of the eclipse here. But if you live in a place that won’t see the total eclipse or even a partial eclipse, don’t worry: It won’t be the last time the U.S. — and the rest of the world — will get a chance to see the moon block the sun in the coming decades. The next total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. will take place in seven years, and even before then total eclipses will take ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized eclipse onetime space 2017 Source Type: news

Mozambique: Primary School and Maternity to Close for Lack of Users in Matutuine
[AIM] Maputo -A maternity and a primary school may be forced to close very soon in Matutu íne district, in the southern Mozambican province of Maputo for lack of users. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tens of thousands of girls reached through Mozambique empowerment programme
Language EnglishNAMPULA CITY, Mozambique –“Some adolescent girls will leave school to marry for money,” 21-year-old Edma told UNFPA. “Some are engaging in unsafe sexual behaviours, unaware of the risks and their rights.”Edma sees these realities every day.And she has made it her mission to change things: She has become a mentor.Every week, Edma meets with about 30 girls between 10 and 15 years old in the Namutequeliua neighbourhood of Nampula City, in northern Mozambique. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Mozambique: Four Million Nets Distributed in Mozambique
[Malaria Consortium] Malaria Consortium has successfully completed a mass distribution campaign of over four million long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) across Nampula and Niassa provinces in Mozambique. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mozambique: Ban On Poultry Products Driving Prices Up
[AIM] Maputo -The ban imposed in June by the authorities on imports of all birds and their derivatives from the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa and Zimbabwe in the wake of an outbreak of avian flu in those countries is driving prices up in Mozambique. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Number of Malaria Deaths Increase
[AIM] Maputo -The number of deaths caused by malaria in Mozambique has increased from 696 last year to 754 this year, an eight per cent increase, as shown by the latest figures from the health authorities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mozambique: Manica to Distribute 1.2 Million Mosquito Nets
[AIM] Manica -The Health Ministry, in partnership with the Mozambican Non-government Organization Foundation for Community Development (FDC), on Monday launched a new campaign for the distribution of 1.2 impregnated mosquito nets in the central province of Manica. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Partial Lifting of Ban On South African Eggs
[AIM] The National Veterinary Directorate in Mozambique's Ministry of Agriculture has lifted the ban on the import of chicken eggs from South Africa, subject to certain conditions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 24, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Delivering Healthy Diets in Mozambique
[The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition] Key figures from government, civil society and the private sector are attending a high-level meeting in Maputo, Mozambique, to discuss how to build on political backing and develop better coordinated, multi-sector strategies to deliver the high-quality, diverse diets required to tackle malnutrition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Surveillance Cameras in Fight Against Theft of Medicines
[AIM] Maputo -The Health Directorate in the central Mozambican province of Manica is working to strengthen security systems to end the thefts of drugs from medical stores of the National Health Service. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 8, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Govt Bans Poultry Imports From Zimbabwe
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government has banned the import of all birds and their derivatives from Zimbabwe, following an outbreak of avian flu in that country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Inspectors Detect Violations On Bridge Over Maputo Bay
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's General Inspectorate of Labour (IGT) has detected various violations of health and safety norms during construction of the suspension bridge that will span the Bay of Maputo, linking the centre of the city with the outlying neighbourhood of Catembe - but it also denied that an image circulating on social media of a man crushed in a building accident had anything to do with the bridge. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 31, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique declares end to cholera epidemic that infected over 2,000
MAPUTO (Reuters) - Mozambique has declared an end to a cholera epidemic that was triggered by heavy rains and infected more than 2,000 people, a senior government official said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mozambique: Mozambicans Pay Dearly for a President's Financial Mistake
[IRIN] Maputo -Diagnosed HIV-positive two years ago, Kayana Kandagona* suffers regular episodes of dizziness. However, this is not the cause of the 34-year-old's anxiety as she waits for a routine appointment at a faith-based organisation's outpatient clinic in the Mozambican capital, Maputo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Unpacking 'Very High Suicide Rate' Claims
[The Conversation Africa] Three years ago the World Health Organisation launched the first ever world suicide report and claimed that Mozambique had the highest suicide rate in Africa at 27.4 per 100,000 people. The Conversation Africa's Samantha Spooner asked Dr. Brad Wagenaar about his research which sought to fill the knowledge gap on Mozambique's suicide attempts and deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: HIV Prevalence Rate Rises
[AIM] Maputo -Despite the many millions of dollars spent on preventing the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, the disease is continuing to advance in Mozambique. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - May 10, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The Right Training Can Change Minds, Hearts, and HIV Services
April 19, 2017Health workers who understand those at greatest  risk of contracting HIV are more likely to reach them. How we are treated by health workers can determine our future health decisions and behaviors.Just think about the journey for those who live with HIV —from learning what HIV is and how it’s transmitted, to getting an HIV test, to, depending on the result, adopting lifelong changes in your everyday behaviors as part of your care and treatment.At every point in this journey, the information a client receives —and how and from whom—will influence whether they decide to seek he...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 19, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Mozambique: Initiatives Against Chronic Malnutrition Launched
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government launched on Thursday two initiatives intended to combat chronic malnutrition, particularly among children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘Who knows what we’ll find next?’ Journey to the heart of Mozambique’s hidden forest
Since it was identified on Google Earth in 2005, the forest of Mount Mabu has amazed scientists with its unique wildlife. Jeffrey Barbee joins explorer Professor Julian Bayliss on the first trip to its green heartThe soggy boots of the team slide backwards in the black mud as they struggle up towards the ridge line separating the forest edge from one of the last unexplored places on Earth.The rain is an incessant barrage of watery bullets firing down through the tree canopy. Thunder crashes. Tangles of vines and spider webs make for a Hollywood movie scene of truly impenetrable jungle.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 25, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Barbee Tags: Mozambique Conservation Biodiversity Wildlife Africa World news Environment Science Endangered habitats Endangered species Animals Source Type: news

Malawi: Nation Wary of Cholera Spread From Mozambique
[CAJ News] Lilongwe -MALAWI is on high alert following the outbreak of the deadly cholera in the neighbouring Mozambique, particularly in the border regions. The water borne disease has broken out Moatize in Tete Province, which is a popular destination township for shopping for people from Malawi's Mwanza and thousands of business people from across the country. Three people returning from Mozambique have been treated as cholera suspected cases at Gaga Health Centre in Changoima, which is situated close to the border with Moz (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique cholera outbreak spreading, more than 1,200 infected
MAPUTO (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak in parts of Mozambique has infected more than 1,200 people, killing two this month after heavy rains, and will spread further if no action is taken, a health ministry official said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Anthropologist psychiatrist sees global health through a cultural prism
As a pre-med major at UC San Diego studying biochemistry, Ippolytos Kalofonos discovered his future career while listening to a guest lecturer at an undergraduate seminar.Here was a field that wove together his interests in health, medicine and social context, he learned after listening to the medical anthropologist. Kalofonos was always interested in broader issues beyond the lab where he worked. He volunteered at a Red Cross emergency room in Tijuana, and was struck by the various forms of inequality “that were swirling around me” locally, nationally and globally.“I was really excited by the idea of med...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Mozambique: Cyclone Dineo - Over 200 Cases of Cholera Reported
[News24Wire] Along with the havoc wreaked by tropical storm Dineo, Mozambique has also been hit by a cholera epidemic, with 216 confirmed cases of the diarrhoeal disease and one death in three cities, radio station VOA Portugues reported on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 17, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Fire Rages in Zambezia Medical Stores
[AIM] Maputo -A fire raged through part of the main medical stores in Quelimane, capital of the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, early on Monday morning, destroying an as yet unspecified quantity of vaccines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Volunteers With No Medical Training Are Fighting Diseases The World Ignores
This article is part of HuffPost’s Project Zero campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight them. For people suffering from painful diseases in remote parts of the world, neighbors volunteering as health educators can be their best shot at getting help. Ordinary people, without any formal medical training, have stepped up to teach others about common illnesses in the province of Nampula, Mozambique, which has one of the highest rates of neglected tropical diseases in the country ― but where many people live in remote, rural communities, far from any health centers. As p...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Volunteers With No Medical Training Are Fighting Diseases The World Ignores
This article is part of HuffPost’s Project Zero campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight them. For people suffering from painful diseases in remote parts of the world, neighbors volunteering as health educators can be their best shot at getting help. Ordinary people, without any formal medical training, have stepped up to teach others about common illnesses in the province of Nampula, Mozambique, which has one of the highest rates of neglected tropical diseases in the country ― but where many people live in remote, rural communities, far from any health centers. As p...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 3, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Humanitarian Capacity-Building in Mozambique: Improving Living and Health Conditions in Zamb ézia
Oxfam GB. 11/15/2016 This nine-page report provides information about humanitarian capacity-building in Mozambique, the third most exposed African country to the risks of disaster, particularly floods, cyclones, and drought. It is one of the world's worst affected countries in terms of climate change, resulting in high levels of poverty and vulnerability, and major impacts on natural resources and physical infrastructures. The report discusses the work of CECOHAS, a local partner in Zamb ézia Province that specializes in issues that include hygiene, water, and sanitation. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 24, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Mozambique: EU Aid to Reduce Chronic Malnutrition
[AIM] Maputo -The European Union on Thursday pledged 37.5 million euros (about 39 million US dollars) to help Mozambique reduce food insecurity and chronic malnutrition over the next five years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: 20 Medicine Smugglers Arrested
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican authorities initiated disciplinary and criminal proceedings against 18 health workers and arrested two people over the past year for the theft and trafficking in medicines, according to Health Minister Nazira Abdula, cited in Tuesday's issue of the independent daily "O Pais". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 7, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

18 Diseases The World Has Turned Its Back On
This article is part HuffPost’s Project Zero campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to eliminate them. More than 1 billion people on the planet suffer from illnesses that the world pays little attention to. Neglected tropical diseases are a group of at least 18 diseases that primarily affect people living in poverty in tropical regions of the world and are virtually unknown elsewhere, according to the World Health Organization. These are diseases like river blindness, which has infected 18 million people worldwide and caused blindness in 270,000 people; or...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

18 Diseases The World Has Turned Its Back On
This article is part HuffPost’s Project Zero campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to eliminate them. More than 1 billion people on the planet suffer from illnesses that the world pays little attention to. Neglected tropical diseases are a group of at least 18 diseases that primarily affect people living in poverty in tropical regions of the world and are virtually unknown elsewhere, according to the World Health Organization. These are diseases like river blindness, which has infected 18 million people worldwide and caused blindness in 270,000 people; or...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 6, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Results from the Mozambique 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents - Prista A, Daca T, Tchonga F, Machava E, Macucule C, Ribeiro E.
This article describes the procedures and development of the 2016 Mozambican Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents. METHODS: Following the procedures adopted in 2014 for that year's report card, comprehensive sea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

73 Killed in Tanker Explosion in Mozambique
  JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A fuel tanker exploded in northern Mozambique as residents gathered around to buy fuel from the driver on Thursday, killing 73 people and injuring 110 others, Mozambican media reported. Dozens of charred bodies were scattered around the blast site in the town of Caphiridzange in Tete province, and government officials believed more bodies might be in surrounding woods, Radio Mozambique reported. Some badly burned people had tried to run into a nearby river, the radio said. In this Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, photo, a burn victim rests outisde in the town of Caphiridzange in Tete province, Moz...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 18, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press Tags: News Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

Mozambique: Efforts Underway to Prevent Deaths Among Women and Children
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique is making efforts to eradicate, by 2030, deaths among women, children and adolescents that are caused by preventable illnesses, a target that is in line with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Nyusi Inaugurates Quelimane Central Hospital
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday inaugurated a new central hospital, in Quelimane, capital of Zambezia province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi: Govt Bans Mozambique's Frozy Drink Over Health Concerns
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) has banned the importation and selling of Mozambican produced Frozy drinks for failing to meet required Malawi Standards. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cooperating to Change Lives
June 08, 2010June is conference season for global health NGOs, so no one was surprised to hear I was going to DC for a conference last week. But several people asked why I was going to theInterAction Forum.What is InterAction?InterAction is a large coalition of NGOs dedicated to helping poor and vulnerable people —a rather broad mandate. IntraHealth is involved due to our work with improving health care systems in low-resource environments. But InterAction also includes groups working on environmental issues, human rights, food security, gender equality, disaster relief, and many more concerns.What does the spotted o...
Source: IntraHealth International - September 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Anonymous Source Type: news

Mozambique: Nampula Plans Cholera Vaccination
[AIM] Maputo -The health authorities in the northern Mozambican city of Nampula are planning a vaccination campaign against cholera in October in five Nampula neighbourhoods, namely Muatala, Muatauanha, Murrapaniua, Carupeia and Natiquiri. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Mozambique Faces Shortage of Nurses
[AIM] Maputo -The number of nurses in Mozambique, at 12,608, is well below the figure recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), according to Olga Novela, head of the Nursing Department in the Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Most Spending On HIV/Aids Still Comes From Foreign Aid
[AIM] Maputo -In 2014, Mozambique spent 332.5 million US dollars on programmes to prevent HIV and AIDS, according to figures in a report on measuring HIV/AIDS expenditure, presented on Thursday by Benjamin Gobet, of UNAIDS (Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Campaign Launched to Reduce Chronic Malnutrition
[AIM] The Mozambican government on 5 September launched a nutrition campaign, intended to last for two years, and aimed at reducing the rate of chronic malnutrition among children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Indian Doctors in Mozambique Legally
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Health Ministry has denied claims by the Order of Doctors that a group of Indian doctors are working illegally in Maputo and Nampula central hospitals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Experience of Partners Inspiration in Fight Against Cancer
[AIM] Maputo -The experience of partner countries such as Brazil and the United States is a source of inspiration and a challenge for future strategies for early diagnosis of cancer, declared Mozambique's first lady, Isaura Nyusi, on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Campaign Launched to Reduce Chronic Malnutrition
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government on Monday launched a nutrition campaign, intended to last for two year, and aimed at reducing the rate of chronic malnutrition among children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: 1.5 Million Drought Victims Face Food Insecurity
[AIM] Maputo -The Emergency Operational Centre (CENOE), the operational arm of Mozambique's relief agency, the National Disaster Management Institute (INGC), on Friday guaranteed that it is monitoring the state of the 1.5 million Mozambicans facing food insecurity because of the severe drought in the southern and central provinces. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news