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April 5, 2021

In 2019, the Government of the Republic of Mozambique (GRM) and USAID established a government-togovernment (G2G) agreement called The Institutional Strengthening for HIV/AIDS Response Project to strengthen provincial healthcare systems for the HIV/AIDS response and to transition PEPFAR implementing partner responsibilities to provincial systems.

April 5, 2021

Alcançar aims to establish Nampula Province as a model for improving provision and increasing use of high-quality, patientcentered maternal, newborn, and child health services by delivering a package of technical support to all levels of Nampula’s health system.

March 26, 2021

The United States Government is the largest donor of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Mozambique.  Through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), $38.4 million was awarded to WFP in 2020 alone. $12.6 million of this supports the humanitarian response in northern Mozambique and has been crucial to maintain WFP operations and to support vulnerable populations impacted by ongoing crises in the region. 

March 17, 2021

Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) provides electricity to nearly 30 percent of Mozambique’s population. Only 18 percent of the utility’s 3,400 employees are women, and few work in technical, engineering, or leadership roles. In 2018, Engendering Utilities began supporting EDM to address gender inequities at each phase of the employee lifecycle. By improving the organization's recruitment and hiring practices, the utility has widened its pool of qualified candidates, improved business efficiency, and increased economic opportunities for women in Mozambique’s traditionally male-dominated power industry.

March 14, 2021

Amélia José knew the importance of a healthy diet for herself and her children. What the young mother in Mecuburi was missing were some of the tools and basic nutritional facts that could help her consistently provide nutritious foods for them all. That changed when she was paired with a nutrition mentor from the USAID Transform Nutrition project. Amelia, who was pregnant at the time, and her mentor discussed the cultural food taboos surrounding pregnant and nursing women with her mentor. "I learned that some foods I grew up thinking were not healthy to eat during pregnancy - such as eggs and cassava leaves - were actually parts of a balanced diet for me and my baby,” Amélia said.


Last updated: December 01, 2021

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