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Study reveals the causes and consequences of informal sale of medicines in Maputo

The sale of medicines in informal markets poses a serious risk to public health. However, these markets are the first point of contact for healthcare for a large part of the population.
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Alliance for Health moves forward with Activity Plan

Gathered in another work session, members of the Alliance for Health define an action plan to support the research components, training and advocacy.
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medicusmundi joins the movement that claims “Justice for Josina”

In an unexpected turn of events, the Maputo City Judicial Court acquits Rofino Licuco of the accusation of serious physical violence against Josina Machel. medicusmundi regrets and repudiates the decision made.
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medicusmundi campaign talks about Social Determinants of Health

Getting citizens to defend health as a right and mobilizing those responsible for creating better socio-sanitary policies, with a focus on Social Determinants of Health, was the goal outlined for this campaign.
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Primary Health Care is topic of conversation on Rádio Índico

What is Primary Health Care, why is it important to invest in it and how does medicusmundi work to strengthen, promote and defend it? All this and more in one interview.
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Alliance for Health holds first coordination meeting

The meeting aimed to formally introduce the Alliance for Health as a social movement and reflect on its main pillars and steps to be taken in the future.
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Medicus Mundi launches “Untouchable” with the purpose of contributing to the Health Defense as a Public, Universal and Global Good

“Untouchable”, the video through which Medicus Mundi thanks and encourage to continue with the fight for the Right to Health worldwide.
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Documentary "The Gold Fever" awarded with more than a dozen international awards

An unsettling film that shows the reality of artisanal mining in Cabo Delgado
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New National Action Plan for the Response to Gender-Based Violence of the Ministry of Health in force until 2022

The aim is to strengthen prevention and offer victims an integrated, humanized and better quality care service.
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Cabo Delgado hosts Provincial Forum on Artisanal Mining and Sustainable Rural Development

The objective is to provide an open space for civil society and public institutions to share knowledge and debate issues of common interest.
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Collaboration agreement with ISCISA aims to enable distance learning

The materials for the Master of Health Sciences course will be the way for ISCISA to obtain accreditation from INED
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medicusmundi celebrates 25 years in Mozambique with commemorative logo

In Mozambique since 1994, we celebrate, in 2019, 25 years of presence in the country.
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WOMAN premières in Maputo on November 26

A powerful documentary about a new generation of Mozambican women, passionate and fighters, who raise their voices to combat inequality.
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Documentary Film Course finalists begin production of 4 mini-documentaries

The films will portray different realities of artisanal mining and will serve to put into practice the knowledge acquired during the four months of formation
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Mozambican Parliament passes Law prohibiting premature unions

In Mozambique, premature marriage is already considered a legally punishable crime with 8 to 12 years in prison.
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Screening of “The Silence of Women”

On 10 April we joined Mozambican Women’s Month celebrations (which began on 7 April, with Mozambican Women’s Day) by screening one of our first social documentaries "The Silence of Women".
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1st International Film Festival on Health and Rights

On 5, 6 and 7 December, we held the 1st International Conference on the Social Determinants of Health, in the city of Maputo, Mozambique.
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Intensive Social Documentary Course: meeting with the trainers

On 5 April we had the first meeting with the ten trainers on our Intensive Social Documentary Course.
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Intensive Social Documentary Course: applications open from 1 to 30 April 2019

We are accepting applications for the first Intensive Social Documentary Course from 1 to 30 April. 
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Cyclone Idai – Our Condolences

We at medicusmundi express our deepest sympathy and profound sense of solidarity with the families devastated by cyclone Idai which has ravaged Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.  
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Legal ‘Caravans’ in Cabo Delgado: Environmental and Cultural Rights in Cabo Delgado.

Last February the first Legal Caravans of 2019 were held as part of our “Artisanal Mining: Environmental and Cultural Rights in Cabo Delgado” project.
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"Gold Fever" documentary available online

You can now watch our "Gold Fever". Documentary online www.lafiebredeloro.org where you will also find a lot more information.
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A new documentary is on the way

This time we are exploring the important topic of gender-based violence.
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1st International Conference on the Social Determinants of Health in Mozambique: towards health for all

2018 ended with a very important event for medicusmundi and our partner organisations in Mozambique for the Right to Health and for the defence of a quality public health system that prioritises primary health care and a focus on the social determinants of health.
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Opening speech of the First International Conference on Social Determinants of Health

It will come as no surprise if I say we are living in times when health, around the world, is being transformed into a highly desirable consumer good and, in some parts of our planet, one within reach of only a very few people.
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