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Moçambique introduz a vacina contra o rotavírus

Moçambique introduz a vacina contra o rotavírusEm África o rotavírus mata aproximadamente 32.000 crianças menores de cinco anos todos os anos, contabilizando mais de 50 por cento do total de mortes de rotavírus a nível mundial. Estima que cerca de 34 por cento das crianças africanas hospitalizadas devido à doença diarreica aguda estão infectados com rotavírus.  Estudos da Região Africana da OMS mostram que as vacinas contra o rotavírus são seguras e eficazes contra a doença grave por rotavírus e são uma intervenção económica.

Participate in the Traditional Medicine Day on 31 August

Participate in the Traditional Medicine Day on 31 AugustOn August 31, Mozambique celebrates the 13th African Traditional Medicine Day on Praça dos Héroes in Inhambane, at 8 AM. Regulation of Traditional Health Practitioners in the African Region is the theme this year, organized by the Institute for Traditional Medicine with support from WHO.

Participe na IV Conferencia de Recursos Humanos para Saúde

Participe na IV Conferencia de Recursos Humanos para SaúdeSob o lema: “Estado da Força de Trabalho para a Implementação dos Cuidados Primários de Saúde em 2014”, terá lugar a IV Conferência Anual do Observatório de Recursos Humanos para Saúde integrada nas XV Jornadas de Saúde no dia 16 de Setembro de 2015, no Centro Internacional de Conferências de Joaquim Chissano, em Maputo. 

The new role of traditional birth attendants: Stories from the field, Zambezia, Mozambique 25 March 2015.
Dorca Taulo gave birth to her first child 6 years ago in the house of the traditional birth attendant in her community in Milange, Zambezia. When she recently became pregnant again, Fany Pitala, her traditional birth attendant, accompanied her to the nearest health centre in Dachudua, Milange so she could give birth in a clinic.

Reducing Maternal Mortality: Stories from the field, Zambezia, Mozambique, 24 March 2015.
 
The road to Milange health centre is dry and dusty. The heavy rain falls in the beginning of the year in Zambezia province are a distant memory and Milange has not seen rains for days now. Chief maternal and child health nurse, Maria Florinda, and her assistant have most of their working day behind them. They have just assisted Elisa Uasone in the birth of a baby boy.  Now they are filling out the last details of today’s register in the quiet maternity ward. 

Committed to improve child health: Stories from the field, Zambezia, Mozambique 25 March 2015.
 
“When a child is crying, we have to take it to the health centre to do tests, and see which is the illness, because the health centre is where all the needed care is available…”. Each time a women breaks out singing; the rest of the group quickly follows through.“We have to take care of the children because they are the richness of tomorrow. We cannot give water to the baby, we have to give breast milk…”

WHO Supports MOH to better respond to Cholera and other Diarrhoeal Disesases Outbreaks
Maputo, 20 May 2015 - To scale up the cholera response activities in Mozambique, the Ministry of Health (MoH), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and support from the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research in Bangladesh (icddr,b), organized a series of trainings to ensure standardized case management and laboratory diagnosis protocols to reduce mortality and unnecessary deaths from diarrhoeal diseases.

Save Kids Lives – with Road SafetyAround 20% of deaths caused by road traffic accidents in Mozambique are children under 13 years. Children are particularly vulnerable because they often walk or use unsafe transportation to and from school.

Invista no Futuro: Vença a MaláriaO Dia Mundial de Luta Contra a Malária celebra-se o dia 25 de Abril sob o lema “Invista no Futuro: Vença a Malária” com uma feira de saúde em Xai-Xai. Este evento anual é importante para aumentar o alerta e o conhecimento sobre os cuidados de saúde oferecidos às crianças, mulheres, homens e toda a comunidade em geral. 

 

 

 

 

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