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August 3, 2022

In Mozambique, one out of every 67 women dies in childbirth, three times higher than the global average. This high maternal mortality rate, along with high fertility rates and other serious health issues for mothers and children, is exacerbated by a lack of access to reproductive health care and family planning services in Mozambique.

August 3, 2022

The Feed the Future Southern Africa Seed Trade Project (Seed Trade Project) is a six-year project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Southern Africa Regional Mission and implemented by DAI Global, LLC (DAI) with the primary goal of improving the availability of and access to high-quality seed in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries.

August 3, 2022

The resilience of coastal communities is intertwined with the health of their terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Communities south of Pemba in Cabo Delgado and north of Maganja da Costa in Zambezia face significant problems. The escalating threats to the natural systems upon which they depend include unsustainable natural resource extraction (including, but not limited to fisheries and mining), agricultural expansion, and overall poor management of these natural resources.

August 3, 2022

Despite Mozambique’s “Education for All'' policy, school enrolment and attendance rates for girls remain low. More than half of Mozambican girls drop out of school by the fifth grade, only 1 percent attend college, and illiteracy rates for women are double those of men. The gender gap widens around age 15, suggesting early marriage and increasing household responsibilities as key drivers of dropout.

July 7, 2022

Reporting to the Senior Health Commodities Advisor, the Supply Systems Strengthening Specialist will be a member of USAID/Mozambique’s IHO and HSS team. The Specialist’s primary responsibilities focus on providing technical, program, and project management support, specifically related to health commodity security, supply chain management, logistics, procurement, infrastructure and private sector engagement. The Specialist will also support strategic planning, development, and implementation of new programs and projects, as well as monitoring and evaluation of existing activities, and implementing partners. The Specialist will work across the USAID/Mozambique mission, the USG interagency team, IHO, and MoH departments, including CMAM, and Provincial Directorates of Public Health - Direcção Provincial de Saúde (DPSs).


Last updated: August 03, 2022

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