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.

Promotion of PHC

"The results of this study revealed some elements that make it possible to relate the depth and extent of social inequalities in health in Mozambique with the severity of health problems in the country."

The studies were carried out between 2021 and 2023 and led by a research team from the Research Group on Health Inequalities, Environment - Employment Conditions Network (GREDS-EMCONET), at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona. And they had the scientific and technical support of medicusmundi and the National Institute of Health (INS), founding member and collaborating entity of the Alliance for Health, respectively.


The 3 available studies are:

1) Financing of the Mozambican Health System (PDF)

2) Impact of financing models on equity in access, quality of care and guarantee of the universal right to health in Mozambique (PDF)

3) Satisfaction and perception of health service users in Maputo on the quality of care (PDF)

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This research was carried out with the financial support of the Open Society Foundations (OSF) – only in study 1 – and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) – in the 3 studies –, within the scope of Agreement 18-CO1-1096 “Improving the health of the population, with a focus on its Social Determinants and a special focus on nutrition, through the strengthening of Primary Health Care as the best strategy to guarantee the Right to Health and the collaboration of civil society, research institutions and the SNS”, financed by the latter.