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U.S. Supports Mozambique in Ending Malaria for Good

U.S. GOVERNMENT RELEASES MALARIA REPORT, SHOWCASING PROGRESS, OUTLINING CHALLENGES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2017 (Maputo, Mozambique, April 25) –  The United States’ President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), today released its eleventh annual report documenting progress across its ...
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Ambassador’s speech at Comité de Coordenação Sectorial (CCS) do Ministério da Saúde

Speech from CCS Meeting   Your Excellency Dra. Nazira Abdula, Minister of Health, Your Excellency Dr. Mouzinho Saide, Vice – Minister of Health, Honorable representatives of the Embassies and United Nations organizations supporting the health sector here today, Senhoras e Senhores, Good morning everyone, and thank you for joining us for this important event. A ...
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Mozambican students, filmmakers exchange experiences with American Directors

Two American female filmmakers recently spent a week in Mozambique working with filmmakers and students to instruct on filmmaking and using art for social change, as well as to spur discussion of entrepreneurship and what it can contribute to Mozambique. Cynthia Wade brought her film “Generation Startup” to Maputo.  The film tells the story of ...
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Ambassador Pittman launches PASSOS to Provide HIV Services, Prevention to Those Most at Risk

On April 6, Ambassador Pittman joined with representatives of the Government of Mozambique at the Port of Maputo Health Center to launch the PEPFAR-funded project, Integrated HIV Prevention and Health Services for Key and Priority Populations, known as PASSOS.  PASSOS is a five-year project that aims to provide integrated, comprehensive, and friendly HIV/AIDS prevention, care, ...
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Ambassador Dean Pittman’s Op-Ed for World TB Day, March 24

World TB Day, March 24 More than a century ago, in 1882, German doctor Robert Koch announced the discovery of the TB bacillus, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB).  At the time, TB killed one in seven people worldwide.  Koch became known as the Father of Bacteriology, and his discovery made possible the development of ...
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