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Right to health, everyone’s right

Media campaign to inform and mobilize the citizens of Mozambique in defense of their right to health.
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I International Conference on Social Determinants of Health in Maputo

I International Conference on Social Determinants of Health in Maputo. Now we open the period of submission of papers until March 31.
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New Action Plan for Health Promotion in Cabo Delgado (Mozambique)

In Cabo Delgado - Mozambique, we are giving support to the Provincial Health Directorate (DPS-CD) in developing an essential tool for the promotion of health in the Province: The Action Plan for Health Promotion.
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First Interinstitutional Platform against Violence towards Women and Family Members in Riberalta, Bolivia

Several institutions from the town of Riberalta, Bolivia, have united recently, medicusmundi among them, which as you know has been working in the health care sector, especially within the area of sexual and reproductive rights...
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Strengthening the Primary Health Care Management Competencies of the Maputo City Council in Mozambique

Mozambique ranks third from last in terms of the UNDP’s Human Development Index 2014. Maputo is the country’s capital and its largest city: it gathers circa 40% of the Mozambique urban population and represents 20.2% of the country’s GDP. Since the passing of the Act 2
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Improving Pharmaceutical Drugs Management in Maputo, Mozambique

One of the key elements in a health system is sound management, that’s the reason why we are working on the strengthening of the capacities of the institutions responsible for the management and the planning of primary healthcare services in Mozambique (and in the rest of co
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Fighting for PHC in Mozambique: is it possible to defend something one lacks?

A few months ago, in a conversation with Dr. Helder Martins, former Mozambican Minister of Health, he commented that Primary Health Care (PHC) does not exist in Mozambique. He argued that, contrary to what happened during the first years after independence, the health system
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New personnel trained for Mozambique’s National Health System

The Closing Ceremony of the five courses conducted by the Health Training Centre of Pemba, in the province of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, was held on the last 15th of December 2014. We have been collaborating with this Centre in order to improve the capabilities of the workers
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To strengthen PHC is not enough, we must massively promote its importance

medicusmundi has been working in Mozambique for more than 20 years in strengthening the public health system based on the principles of Primary Health Care (PHC). We have devoted many efforts, both economic and institutional, and put great enthusiasm and energy over the year
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“A Luta Continua” – A Critical Review On Mozambique’s Health Care System And Aid Structure

It`s been more than 30 years since the dream to provide “Health for All” was launched in Alma Ata, and the strategy of Primary Health Care (PHC) was adopted as the most effective and efficient approach in order to achieve that goal. Are we closer to that dream today? Has PHC
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