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VillageReach Announces Results of Five-Year Health System Improvement Program in Mozambique

Vaccine coverage rates reach 95% - rival many developed countries SEATTLE, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VillageReach, the Seattle-based international organization that increases developing nations' access to healthcare, today announced significant improvements in vaccination rates fo...

The Prem Rawat Foundation Supports Disaster-Relief Efforts in Mozambique

MAPUTO, Mozambique, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aid provided by The Prem Rawat Foundation has been successful in helping over 1,000 children and 300 women and their families who were victims of the flooding earlier this year in central and southern Mozambique. After the flooding, cau...

Training Health Workers and Better Drug Access Vital to Combat TB in Mozambique

Mozambique needs to invest in training increased numbers of health workers, promote research and widen access to drugs to combat the spread of tuberculosis// in the country, Jorge Sampaio, U.N. special envoy said in the Mozambican capital, Maputo. Sampaio, who is touring southern Africa, cal...

BD/PEPFAR Lab-Strengthening Initiative Marks Progress in Fight Against HIV/AIDS and TB in Sub-Saharan Africa

...ology to provide phlebotomy training for healthcare workers. Additionally, to help improve the quality of lab diagnostics, BD worked closely with the mozambique Ministry of Health and CDC-Mozambique to deliver training in quality management and in the assessment of laboratory capabilities. In Uganda, ...

Gapminder's Hans Rosling Brings Poverty, Health Data to Life at Wilson Center

...nstitutet in Stockholm and director of the Gapminder Foundation, which developed Trendalyzer. While serving as a district medical officer in northern mozambique from 1979-1981, he discovered konzo, a formerly unrecognized paralytic disease that is induced by hunger and badly processed cassava. RSVP/Live ...

Pitt receives $2.8 million to train HIV/AIDS researchers in Mozambique, Brazil and India

...tanding and methods for combating disease." The Pitt training program in mozambique is based on a partnership forged in 2006 with Catholic University Mozambiqu...illion people living with HIV and one physician for every 33,000 residents, mozambique has very limited capabilities for research and few trained investigators, D...

HTH Worldwide Opens Access to Medical Care in Malawi

...TH directly for their services. HTH is the first international health insurer to contract with these facilities. Bordered by Tanzania, Zambia and mozambique in southern Africa, Malawi is one of the world's least developed and most densely populated countries. It is now feeling the forces of globalization a...

Experts: Targeted agricultural investments will yield high results, slash poverty in Africa

... MAPUTO, mozambique (1 December 2008)Concerned that the global financial crisis will lead to cuts in funding for projects in developing countries, leaders of the world's...

New MRI to debut in African nation of Malawi; will save lives, advance malaria research

...t in the MSU Department of Radiology in 2007. Not only will the MRI machine be the first in Malawi, it will also serve the neighboring countries of mozambique and Zambia, neither of which has an MRI. Taylor, a University Distinguished Professor of internal medicine and an osteopathic physician, spends the...

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo Joins Opportunity International Board of Advisors; Opens Doors in Democratic Republic of Congo

... Visits clients in mozambique marketplace like one where he worked as a child OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston Rockets center Dike...
Mozambique in Biological News

Global science community to gather in Mozambique

The global scientific community will gather in Maputo, Mozambique, 21-24 October, for the 29th General Assembly (GA) of the International Council for Science (ICSU)the first time an ICSU GA will be held in sub-Saharan Africa. More than 250 leading scientists from around the world will come toge...

'Super reefs' fend off climate change, study says

...ater Ecosystems , provides additional evidence that globally important "super reefs" exist in the triangle from Northern Madagascar across to northern mozambique to southern Kenya and, thus, should be a high priority for future conservation action. Authors of the study include Tim McClanahan and Nyawira Muth...

Major conference on food Dec. 1-2, 2008

...oaches have the potential to reduce by almost half Africa's poverty ratefrom 48 to 25 percentin the next 10 years. Who: Armando Guebuza, President, mozambique Katherine Sierra, Vice-President, Sustainable Development, World Bank Dennis Garrity, Director General, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Hartmann...

International Council for Science launches major research program on natural disasters

... Africa can have an enormous impact on economic activities and livelihoods. mozambique is especially vulnerable to disasters, particularly those triggered by weat...anization. 'With the predicted impacts of climate change, countries like mozambique have no alternative but to integrate disaster risk reduction in development...

Piddling fish face off threat of competition

... Aggressive territorial male mozambique tilapia fish (Oreochromis mossambicus) send chemical messages to rival males via their urine. They increase urination, have smellier urine and store m...

Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan

...urveyed in1982 by the Wildlife Conservation Society. Civil war broke out in the region in 1983. Based on experiences in other war-torn regions such as mozambique and Angola, where wildlife vanished as a result of those conflicts, scientists believed that the wildlife of Southern Sudan had also disappeared. ...

A much-needed shot in the arm for HIV vaccine development

... and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health; Peter Piot, Executive Director of UNAIDS; and Pascoal Mocumbi, former Prime Minister of mozambique and Representative of the European Developing Country Clinical Trials Partnership. The Enterprise partners include many of the world's top AIDS vaccin...
Mozambique in Biological Technology

Malaria: New Treatment is Upcoming

...roval. The most important trials in the program were two large phase III comparative clinical trials conducted in Africa (Burkina Faso, Zambia, Kenya, mozambique and Uganda) and Asia (Thailand, India and Laos) respectively, which involved a total of about 2,700 patients, of whom 1,600 children under 5, all with...
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