Updates from the Team

On the road to improved health systems for maternal care
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No Regrets

No Regrets

Mozambique Blog Post - Written by 2019 MTL Students Making the Links team with the Mozambique Canada Maternal Health Project team in Inhambane City, Mozambique. Groggy from our 42-day adventure (approximately six “Mozam-weeks”), we said our farewells at O.R. Tambo...

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Introducing Cristina

Introducing Cristina

The Mozambique Canada Maternal Health Project is very pleased to have Cristina Rus assume the duties of our long time administrator/finance officer Joanne Blythe who has recently retired after many years of service. Cristina in her own words describes who she...

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Thank you Joanne!

Thank you Joanne!

Joanne Blythe, Administrative Officer for the Mozambique – Canada Maternal Health Project, is retiring from her position after many years of dedicated service to the work of the U of S in Mozambique. Nazeem Muhajarine, Principal Investigator states, “Although we...

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Message from Mozambique

Message from Mozambique

Update on Mozambique – Jessie Forsyth – Canadian Director Mozambique Canada Maternal Health Project Mozambique has been hit by two major disasters – Cyclone Idai and Cyclone Kenneth – in the space of merely 6 weeks. Jessie Forsyth, the Canadian Director for the...

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Argentina Munguambe

Argentina Munguambe

Profiling a Key Team Member - by Jessie Forsyth Argentina's had a long and lively professional history rooted in various components of oral and community health, as well as a long relationship with Saskatchewan. In 1978/79, she completed her "Agente de...

Project News
We Have a New Director!

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...

International Development
Better Latrines – “Latrinas Melhoradas” in Mozambique

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”.

Community
Gerri Dickson in Tevele

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...

CommunityLeadership
Remembering Sr. Majoote

Remembering Sr. Majoote

The people of Massinga in southern Mozambique lost a great community leader when Sr. Lourenço Majoote passed away in December. I remember meeting him 16 years ago in the village of Tevele. I felt immediately welcomed by his big smile. His enthusiasm to better the...

Events
International Development Week

International Development Week

The Mozambique Canada Maternal Health Project is proud to join with other groups locally and nationally in International Development Week (IDW) activities in the first week of February. The theme for IDW 2018, ‘Partners for a Better World’, encourages all Canadians...

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