Mentes Positivas

Peace Corps Launches Adolescent and Youth Health TV program in Xai-Xai

The program called “Mentes Positivas” will have a total of 20 sessions of 45 minutes, one per week, where the various partners involved address issues of interest to the health and well-being of adolescents and young people.

HIV Response

PEPFAR contributes to bringing HIV treatment to 1.8 million people

Identifying people living with HIV and enrolling them in treatment are key steps towards achieving the UNAIDS target 95 95 95 to control the epidemic by 2030.

AIDS 2022

Another man potentially cured of HIV

While cures are scarce, HIV treatment is available, and with consistent adherence, millions of lives have been saved. In Mozambique, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has supported the government’s response to HIV and AIDS since 2004. Since then, nearly $5 billion has been invested in HIV prevention, care, and treatment, with both clinical and community-based approaches, which has prevented millions of AIDS related deaths.


PEPFAR Mozambique shares experience at International AIDS Conference

During the conference, CDC´s staff supporting PEPFAR´s implementation in Mozambique presented programmatic and scientific research results on the adaption of HIV programs to COVID-19, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in conflict settings, cervical cancer response, and factors associated with attrition among people living with HIV on antiretroviral treatment.

AIDS 2022

UNAIDS Global AIDS Update 2022 reveals millions of lives are "In Danger"

During the release of the Report, The United States (U.S.) Global AIDS Coordinator, John Nkengasong, reiterated the U.S. Government’s commitment to continue collaborating with UNAIDS and other relevant stakeholders to control the pandemic by 2030.

AIDS 2022

PEPFAR present at the 24th International AIDS Conference

PEPFAR will be represented at the event at the highest level by the US Global AIDS Coordinator, Dr. John Nkengasong, who will be one of the speakers at the event. The PEPFAR Mozambique delegation composed of members of the PEPFAR Coordinating Office, as well as PEPFAR agencies, namely USAID, CDC, DoD and Peace Corps, will also be present at the conference.


PEPFAR Trains Associations to Apply for Funding

The event organized by PEPFAR in partnership with the National AIDS Council (CNCS) took place this Monday (July 18), virtually, and served to inform, step-by-step, the requirements and processes for a robust application for PEPFAR funding.


PEPFAR and partners strengthen community-led monitoring of HIV services

“The MLC is of immense value to the country and will very effectively allow us to see what people on HIV treatment need to access services”, said the PEPFAR representative in Mozambique.

"Human Chain We Are Equal"

PEPFAR Supports Activity to Normalize HIV in Mozambique

The human chain brought together hundreds of people who, hand in hand, chanted the jingle of the campaign “We are Equal,” echoing Mozambique’s desire to achieve control of the HIV epidemic by 2030.

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia

PEPFAR Supports HIV Services Free From Stigma and Discrimination

Stigma, discrimination, and violence, as well as harmful laws, policies, and practices, reduce access to and use of essential health services, and undermine efforts toward effective responses to HIV/AIDS around the world.

Hortência Zaca

"Today I am a young woman of value"

Besides being a micro-entrepreneur in aviculture, Hortência has recently become a DREAMS mentor which is a step ahead in promoting an AIDS free community.

Mozambique COP22

Mozambique's $404 million PEPFAR-supported HIV Operational Plan Approved

The Country Operational Plan (COP) of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for fiscal year 2023, also known as COP 22, was approved Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

"Safe Dating" Campaign

Campaign to promote condom use launched with the support from PEPFAR

The “Safe Dating” campaign, which runs under the slogan “Dating with Responsibility is to protect yourself from HIV, STI and unwanted pregnancy”, takes place throughout the month of February, considered the “month of love” in Mozambique, due to Valentine’s Day which is celebrated on the 14th of the month.


World AIDS Day 2021

World AIDS Day is on December 1, 2021. The U.S. government’s theme for World AIDS Day 2021 is “Ending the HIV Epidemic: Equitable Access, Everyone’s Voice”. Please find in this article some factsheets that highlight’s the PEPFAR results and priorities.

"Give Hope to 1001 Rositas"

Campaign against Violence launched with support from PEPFAR

The name of the campaign is derived from a true story of a young woman named Rosita, who lost her life in February 2021, victim of an act of violence perpetrated by her partner.

World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day is celebrated annually on July 28. For people living with HIV, it is essential to understand the risks of hepatitis co-infection. They are encouraged to take steps to prevent hepatitis infection by getting the appropriate vaccines and getting regular tests to know their status.

United States marks 40 years since report that led to the international discovery of HIV/AIDS

U.S marks 40 years since report that led to the discovery of HIV/AIDS

On this anniversary, the U.S. Embassy remembers the lives of the 32 million people around the world who have died from AIDS since 1981 and celebrates the progress in the global response to the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that will bring the epidemic under control.