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Mozambique Operational Plan (COP/ROP) 2017 Strategic Direction Summary

PEPFAR, (2017)

The goal of the United States Government for the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in Mozambique is to support country efforts to achieve epidemic control by 2020 through evidence-based policies and interventions to drive progress and save lives. This document details PEPFAR's operational plan in Mozambique.

Cardiovascular risk in Mozambique: who should be treated for hypertension?

Damasceno, A; Padrão P; Silva-Matos, C; et al, (2014)

This study aimed to estimate the proportion of Mozambicans eligible for pharmacological treatment for hypertension according to single risk factor and total cardiovascular risk approaches. It concluded that a total of 19.8% of 40–64-year-olds would be eligible for pharmacological treatment of hypertension according to the WHO guidelines, all of whom had SBP/DBP at least 160/100 mmHg.

Estimated Burden of Serious Fungal Infections in Mozambique

Jahit S, David WD, (2018)

With this study, we estimated the burden of serious fungal infections for the general healthy population and for those at risk, including those infected with HIV, patients with asthma, as well as those under intensive care. We also highlight from studies in progress of high incidences of histoplasmosis, CM and Pneumocystis jirovecii in adult HIV-infected patients.

Drug-resistant tuberculosis in Central Mozambique: the role of a rapid genotypic susceptibility testing

Evangelina IN, Inês T, Miguelhete L et al, (2016)

This study consists of a descriptive analysis of M. tuberculosis isolates from Beira Central Hospital, Mozambique, during 2014–2015, being the first report of a genotypic testing used to provide information about second line drug resistance in Mozambique. BMC Infectious Diseases (2016) 16:423 DOI 10.1186/s12879-016-1766-x

Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistance to antituberculosis drugs in Mozambique

Germano MP, Elena F, Ndlovu N et al , (2013)

This study aimed to determine the drug resistance profile of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Mozambique and concludes that M. tuberculosis resistance to antituberculosis drugs is high in Mozambique, especially in previously treated patients. The frequency of M. tuberculosis strains that were resistant to isoniazid, rifampin, and streptomycin in combination was found to be high, particularly in samples from previously treated patients. J Bras Pneumol. 2014;40(2):142-147

Percepções Locais Sobre Algumas Doenças Tropicais Negligenciadas (DTN) na Província de Nampula (MOZAMBIQUE)

N’weti-Comunicação para Saúde, Malaria Consortium Moçambique, DPS-Nampula, (2014)

O presente relatório apresenta os resultados da Auscultação Qualitativa Rápida das Percepções Locais sobre as Doenças Tropicais Negligenciadas em três distritos da província de Nampula, nomeadamente: Mogovolas (Nametil), Murrupula (Chinga) e, Eráti (Namapa e Alua).

The Epidemiology of Trachoma in Mozambique: Results of 96 Population-Based Prevalence Surveys.

Abdala, M et al, (2017)

Surveys are needed to guide trachoma control efforts in Mozambique, with WHO guidelines for intervention based on the prevalence of trachomatous inflammation–follicular (TF) in children aged 1–9 years and the prevalence of trichiasis in adults aged 15 years and above. We conducted surveys to complete the map of trachoma prevalence in Mozambique, concluding that it still represents a significant public health problem in many areas of Mozambique.
Purpose: Surveys are needed to guide trachoma cont...

Have You Heard of Schistosomiasis? Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in Nampula Province, Mozambique


Schistosomiasis is one of the 17 ‘neglected tropical diseases’ as classified by the World Health Organization. In order to better understand attitudes and practices surrounding schistosomiasis, Malaria Consortium carried out a survey in Nampula province, Mozambique, where the organisation is implementing a community engagement intervention with a focus on this disease. Findings suggest a need for greater efforts to improve knowledge of schistosomiasis in affected communities in order to increase uptake of mass drug administration and ensure that communities take appropriate measures to prevent infection.

WASH and the Neglected Tropical Diseases (MOZAMBIQUE)

Ogden Stephanie et al , (2013)

This manual is intended to enable WASH practitioners who work in Mozambique to contribute to the reduction of WASH-preventable NTDs.

Onchocerciasis, an undiagnosed disease in Mozambique: identifying research opportunities

Noormahomed E, et al., (2016)

The objective of this paper is to summarise and critically review the available data about onchocerciasis in Mozambique, in order to report epidemiological and clinical aspects related to the disease and identify gaps in knowledge. The paper is intended to raise awareness of the existence and importance of this disease and to define research priorities

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