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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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Documentary La Fiebre del Oro ( Gold Fever)

Dear friends, we have our new audiovisual production, the documentary “La Fiebre del Oro“, recorded in the mining area of Cabo Delgado (Mozambique). We have done it with Kanaki Films (with whom we already did “A Luta Continua”) and it is funded by the
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The awakening of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and the WHO?

“Money alone is not the answer [… ] Strong primary health care is capable of meeting the vast majority of communities’ diverse health needs.” – PHCPI Strategy. Last September 2015, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and the World Health Organization (WHO
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“A luta continua” Wins a Number of Awards at International Festivals

The documentary film “A luta continua”, shot in Mozambique and produced by Kanaki Films, goes on collecting awards at film showcases, festivals and cinema forums. In July the documentary won the Special Award for the “Best Short Film: Recommended for Schools” at the “U
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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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