On May 2, 2013, Deputy Mission Director Polly Dunford represented USAID/Mozambique at the national dissemination of the final results from the 2011 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS), delivered by the National Institute of Statistics. Dr. João Dias Loureiro, President of the National Institute of Statistics and Mr. Marcelino Lucas, Permanent Secretary of the Mozambique’s Ministry of Health chaired the meeting.
U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique, Douglas Griffiths and USAID/Mozambique Mission Director, Alex Dickie, spent some time last week, visiting the Gorongosa National Park at the central Mozambican Province of Sofala. Since 2006 the U.S. Government, through USAID, has joined efforts with the Government of Mozambique and the Carr Foundation in the Gorongosa Restoration Project.
On Sunday, March 24 Polly Dunford, USAID/ Mozambique Deputy Mission Director travelled to Nampula province to join Mozambican Government officials and health technicians on the official celebrations of World Tuberculosis Day.
Admiral Timothy Ziemer, the U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator and leader of the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)visited Mozambique last week, to witness the impact of U.S. support in efforts to roll-back malaria in Mozambique.
The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the donation, in collaboration with the Government of Mozambique, in humanitarian assistance totaling over $1.7 million, to assist communities and individuals impacted by the floods in the Limpopo river basin, namely at Chókwè, Guijá and Xai-Xai cities.
Last updated: March 25, 2014