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Project Director on Mozambique National Radio

Project Director on Mozambique National Radio  Radio Mozambique, which transmits all over Mozambique , recently did an interview with Dr.  Lidia Mondlane, Mozambique Director  of the Mozambique Canada Maternal Health Project.    Dr. Mondlane reported on the awareness...

Microproject Training Begins

A major strategy of the Mozambique Canada Maternal Health Project is to address the social and economic determinants of health.  A key part of doing this is through the village health committees (Comites de Saude) to organize microprojects that empower women, create...

VISIT OF THE MOZAMBICAN MINISTER OF HEALTH

VISIT OF THE MOZAMBICAN MINISTER OF HEALTH TO THE PROVINCE OF INHAMBANE Reported by  Lídia Mondlane, Mozambique Project Director I recently had the opportunity to be invited to a meeting in Inhambane Province, with the Mozambique Minister of Health. Also attending was...

Project Post Doc Working With WHO

Post-doctoral fellow Daphne McRae is currently working as an intern in the Department of Maternal, Newborn,Child and Adolescent Health at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland, for July andAugust. While there, she is providing support for planning...

Near Miss Approach in Mozambique

What separates mothers who die from those who survive? A near-miss approach in Mozambique By Dr. Nazeem Muhajarine What if we can tackle the wicked problem of too many mums dying when giving birth, in sub-Saharan Africa, by focusing not on deaths but on survival?...

Meeting the Mayor of Saskatoon

Dr. Antonio Tanda, Strategic Advisor  to  the Mozambique Canada Maternal Health Project brought greetings from Mozambique  to  Mayor Charlie Clark. Dr. Tanda talked of how the link between the U of S support for community health and development  in Mozambique and ...

Mozambique Delegation to Canada

The Mozambique-Canada Maternal Health Project is hosting a visit from Dr. Lídia Monjane, National Director of the Project in Mozambique and Dr. António Tanda, Strategic Adviser to the project in Mozambique.  Drs. Monjane and Tanda will be working with the project team...

We Have a New Director!

The Mozambique-Canada Maternal Health Project is pleased to announce that we will have a new director beginning June 1, 2018.  Jessie Forsyth takes over from Denise Kouri, who will be stepping back to a support role. Jessie worked with the project last year as Gender...

Better Latrines – “Latrinas Melhoradas” in Mozambique

Better sanitation is critical to the health of women and children. The Global Citizen – Poor Sanitation threatens Maternal Health – speaks directly to the impact on women and child health,“Water and sanitation are so important when it comes to providing basic health needs for people. It makes poor mothers and children even more susceptible to disease. Health is obviously a primary concern for pregnant women and newborn children”.

Gerri Dickson in Tevele

Gerri Dickson’s lasting wish was to return to Mozambique, and the village of Tevele, where she had worked so closely with the community over many years. Murray Dickson, Gerri’s partner, fulfilled that wish last month by taking her ashes to be buried there. In a...

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