Pressure under National Health System gives way for Illegal hospitalization

Despite the daily disclosure of new infections, deaths, cases of recovered patients and active infections, as well as tests performed, deeper data on the management of the Covid-19 pandemic remains inaccessible in Mozambique. The little information, published by the Ministry of Health (MISAU), illustrates serious problems in the management of the pandemic, just over a …

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Exclusion of Health Activists on testing and vacination against Covid-19 remains

Mavalane Health Center, in Maputo City, refuses to test community activists with Covid-19 symptoms, at a moment when the country has just received an additional 302,400 vaccines from pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson, out of a total of 2.64 million doses that the country expects to receive in the near future, under the global COVAX …

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HIV Positive People give up Treatment Because of Covid-19

Renilia da Santa Juvenildo belongs to Malhahe Association, (a term from Xitswua language which means Messengers) where she has been working for two years in the process of community awareness on disease prevention, especially HIV-AIDS, Tuberculosis.   The community activist, who works in the area of health, regrets the fact that Covid-19 is contributing to the …

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At Mavalane General Hospital: Men and Women Share the Same Bathroom

At Mavalane General Hospital, in Maputo City, men and women are forced to maintain their physiological needs in the same toilet, after having been in a long waiting queue – which disrespects measures of social distancing, in the context of combating Covid-19. The queue is long.  We find men, women and children. The professionals responsible …

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Civil Society advocates Urgent Decentralization of Funds allocated to the Health Sector

Members of civil society advocate that the resources allocated to the National Health System (NHS) do not respond to the dynamics of population growth and are not manifested in hospital institutions of lower levels. For this reason, civil society believes that it is urgent to decentralize funds destined to the sector of health for better …

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Budget Dynamics of the Health Sector in Mozambique: Focusing on Financing Sexual & Reproductive Health and HIV and AIDS Programmes

SUMMARY Prepared under the Project Strengthening Social Accountability and Supervision in the areas of Health and Agriculture – PSA, implemented by ActionAid Mozambique in partnership with the Observatório Cidadão para Saúde, this position paper analyses budget dynamics in the health sector, with focus on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) and HIV and AIDS. The …

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The Observatório Cidadão para Saúde promotes debates on Public Finances in the National Health System with a focus on SRHR and HIV

Failure to comply with the actions envisaged and established by the 2001 Abuja Declaration has created severe implications on the efficiency and effectiveness in the functioning of the health sector and in the provision of basic public services. The finding was expressed at an event that was attended by civil society organisations, representatives of parliamentary …

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The Observatório Cidadão para Saúde promotes debates on Public Finances in the National Health System with a focus on SRHR and HIV

Failure to comply with the actions envisaged and established by the 2001 Abuja Declaration has created severe implications on the efficiency and effectiveness in the functioning of the health sector and in the provision of basic public services. The finding was expressed at an event that was attended by civil society organisations, representatives of parliamentary …

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Observatório Cidadão para Saúde promove debates sobre Finanças Públicas no Sistema Nacional da Saúde com Enfoque para SSR e HIV

O incumprimento de acções previstas e estabelecidas pela Declaração de Abuja, assinada em 2001, tem criado  implicações severas para eficiência e eficácia no funcionamento do sector da saúde e na provisão dos serviços públicos básicos. A constatação foi expressa num evento que contou com a presença das organizações da sociedade civil,  representantes de comissões parlamentares …

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“I interview chronically ill patients in communities and confront health units leadership as a means to foster the improvement of services provided”, says community activist Vicente Fulede

Among the mountain ranges of Changara district in central Tete province, where around 3,000 people have tested positive for coronavirus, there are rumours about the effectiveness of the Covid-19 vaccine. According to the Ministry of Health (MISAU) data, a total of 16 people lost their lives to Covid-19 in Tete province, and 3,118 were reported …

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