News

Our projects and interventions generate many activities, events, presentations and publications that we want to share with you. In addition, in this section we offer interesting news about health, the environment and other sectors.

Coordination and Planning Meeting of the new GBV Project

On March 11, 2024, took place in Maputo the first coordination and planning meeting of the project “Consolidating exit routes from gender-based violence in Maputo”, financed by the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation (ACCD), with the participation of its implementation partners: medicusmundi, Fórum Mulher and Associação Hixikanwe.
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Presentation of the project to improve municipal policies for people with disabilities in Maputo

On 6 and 7 March, the presentation and coordination meetings of the project “Improving municipal policies for people with disabilities in Maputo”, financed by the Municipality of Barcelona, and implemented by medicusmundi, in collaboration with ADEMO and the City Council of Maputo.
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Award for Best Report on the Right to Health

The winners of the “Award for the Best Report on the Right to Health” are announced, within the framework of the project “The Social Determinants of Health: the best strategy against COVID-19 in Maputo”, implemented by medicusmundi, in collaboration with the Municipal Council of Maputo and MISA Moçambique, and financed by the Municipality of Barcelona.
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Laying the first stone: New Maternity in Meloco

The construction of the new maternity unit in Meloco (Namuno) - province of Cabo Delgado – begins, within the framework of the Agreement 22-CO1-398 “Improving the quality, coverage and resilience of the Cabo Delgado health system”, implemented by medicusmundi and financed by the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID).
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25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Together in the Fight against Gender-Based Violence!
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Media coverage of social determinants of health in Mozambique

medicusmundi and MISA-Mozambique recently published the results of a comprehensive study on media coverage in relation to the social determinants of health in Mozambique, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Launching event: 16 Days of Activism

UNITE! Invest to prevent violence against women and girls
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First aid training in Nampula mining communities

Within the framework of the implementation of the project “Associated miners of Cabo Delgado and Nampula practice dignified, ethical, clean and environmentally sustainable artisanal and small-scale mining”, financed by the Generalitat Valenciana and implemented by medicusmundi and Centro Terra Viva, it took place on October 31 and November 1, 2023, in the city of Nampula, a first aid training for 10 health focal points at the community level.
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Distribution of Dignity Kits to Vulnerable Women

On October 13, 14 and 16, within the framework of the Humanitarian Action Project 2022-2024 financed by the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) and the co-financing of the municipalities of Granollers, Sant Cugat del Vallès and Rubí , medicusmundi, through its collaborators and activists in the resettlement centers, carried out the first cycle of distribution of dignity kits to vulnerable women, victims of the armed conflict in the North of the province of Cabo Delgado and resettled in the districts of Montepuez and Namuno.
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Teacher training from 8 schools in Maputo

Training carried out with the support of medicusmundi, within the framework of the implementation of the Project "Social Determinants of Health: The best strategy against COVID19 in Maputo" – 2021 - 2023, financed by the Municipality of Barcelona.
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Reflection on the effective application of the single file - first intention

On September 27, 2023, a workshop on the effective application of the single file - first intention was held at the Afrin Hotel in Maputo.
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First Circle of GBV Therapy

The First Circle of Gender-Based Violence Therapy (GBV) took place on September 22, 2023, in the Municipal District of Kamubukwana, city of Maputo, which included the participation of community leaders, religious, health activists, members of the health committee and co-management and humanization committee.
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Television Debate with the Maputo Social Determinants of Health Commission

On September 22, 2023, the Municipal Commission for Social Determinants of Health of the City of Maputo held a television debate, on the StrongLive channel, about the challenges in accessing information and reliable data on cases of gender-based violence.
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medicusmundi support to Namuno district

Last Thursday, September 14th, medicusmundi team in Cabo Delgado’s province had the honour of being received by the Honourable Administrator of the District of Namuno, Mrs. Maria Felisbela Félix Lázaro.
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Medicus Mundi signs the Alliance for Health's position on the doctors' strike

With regard to the current strike by doctors in Mozambique, the Alliance for Health expresses its interest in supporting the independent commission that will assist in bringing the parties together. medicusmundi is one of the member organizations that signs this position.
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Psychosocial support to mutual help groups made up of women survivors of GBV

Medicus Mundi, in partnership with the Health Service of Maputo, carried out 10 psychosocial support sessions for women survivors of Gender-based Violence (GBV), between June and August 2023, at the Integrated Care Centres (CAIVs) for GBV Victims in Bagamoio, Mavalane and 1st of May, in Maputo.
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Training of Community Activists in Maputo

Between the 21st and 24th of July, in the TDM meeting room, in the District of KaMpfumu, city of Maputo, took place a training of Community Activists for the implementation of Community Surveillance of COVID-19, Acute Flaccid Paralysis, Measles, Neonatal Tetanus, Diarrhoea/Cholera and Gender-Based Violence.
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Course on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in the Context of Climate Emergency

During the months of May and June 2023, there was held a face-to-face course in the city of Maputo, and later its online version, entitled "Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in the Context of Climate Emergency". This course is part of a collaboration between medicusmundi, Fórum Mulher and Alliance for Health, and was developed and taught by Professor Teresa Cunha, with the technical and pedagogical support of our colleague Djamila Andrade.
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Self-help groups of women survivors of Gender-based violence in Maputo

medicusmundi and Fórum Mulher have been supporting the Government of Mozambique in the operation of the Multisectoral Mechanism for Comprehensive Care for Women Victims of Violence (MMAIMVV). The main objective is to prevent, avoid and alleviate the suffering of women victims of violence.
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The impact of health sector financing in Mozambique

Last June, the 3 studies carried out within the scope of research on the impact of financing the health sector on equity in access, quality of care and guarantee of the universal right to health in Mozambique, with particular emphasis on the city of Maputo, were made available.
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