Training action encourages Namuno miners to replace mercury with a safer method

The objective of the intervention was to train miners to extract gold using sodium borate (borax) and to supervise the use of this technique on the ground.
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New steps are taken in Cabo Delgado to reduce the negative impact of artisanal mining

medicusmundi project aims to guarantee the right to health and the environmental right of mining communities in the districts of Montepuez, Namuno and Ancuabe
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Project on Universal Health Coverage and Defense of the Right to Health advances in Cabo Delgado

Contributing to improving health through focusing on Social Determinants of Health and revitalizing Primary Health Care, paying particular attention to the nutrition component, is the main objective of this project.
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Health: a Human Right that has become a consumer good

medicusmundi film denounces how the global health agenda has been dominated by private interests 
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Training promotes a less Polluting and Dangerous Gold Extraction

It is cheaper, less toxic and allows to extract almost double the gold. In Cabo Delgado, artisanal miners are learning to replace mercury with sodium borate (borax).
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Awareness Campaigns start in Cabo Delgado

The action will take place over 16 months and will reach 46.000 people residing in artisanal mining zones in Namuno, Montepuez and Ancuabe districts.
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Study on Environment and Artisanal Mining presented in Pemba

The report warns of issues such as child labor, the distance between mines and health facilities and the lack of knowledge about the environmental impact caused by the activity.
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Constitution of Maputo Municipal Commission of Social Determinants of Health

Maputo has a new Commission dedicated to promoting public policies to improve the living and health conditions of the population.
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1st International Conference on the Social Determinants of Health

2018 ended with an important event for medicusmundi and our partner organisations in Mozambique. The event’s theme was the Right to Health and the defence of a quality public health system that prioritises primary health care and has a focus on the social determinants of health.
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Film series

 
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PHC Alliance

medicusmundi is promoting the creation of a platform of national and international stakeholders whose common denominator is to consider and defend that health is a right and not a consumer good. Th...
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