Malnutrition is a serious issue in Mozambique. Micronutrient deficiencies are widespread, representing a threat to the lives of many children across the country. Available data show that more than two out of five children under five suffer from chronic undernutrition and about 7 percent are severely malnourished, writes Beatrice Montesi, Communications Associate at GAIN.
Maputo — The US-based NGO Population Services International (PSI), which is a longstanding partner of the Mozambican Health Ministry, on Wednesday launched a nutritional supplement for infants, named “Super Baby”, intended for children of six months to two years of age. “Super Baby” comes in one gram sachets of powder, which is added to semi-solid […]
From 21st to 24th of August 2011, a delegation of parliamentarians of the Kingdom of the Netherlands visited Mozambique. Lawmakers hoped to obtain information about the political and socio-economic development of the country as well information about the programs and projects being implemented in cooperation between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of […]
Millennium Development Goal 5 calls for a 75 percent reduction in maternal mortality between 2000 and 2015 and universal access to reproductive health. While this goal continues to lag behind many others, there has been progress. The visionary Strategic Alliances with International NGOs (SALIN) programme, under the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was created to […]
Research suggests that youth do not use condoms because they trust their partner. This article describes the Trusted Partner regional behavior change communication campaign and uses data from Lesotho, Mozambique, Uganda, and Zambia to evaluate the impact of the campaign. Cross-sectional surveys of youth aged 15 to 24 were conducted in each country before and […]