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.
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)
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...