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U.S. Government Supports Socioeconomic Development and Youth Leadership Initiatives in Cabo Delgado

These new projects will partner with the business community, local civil society organizations, and district and provincial governments to expand economic opportunities and youth leadership

The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched three programs to support socioeconomic development and youth leadership in Cabo Delgado province. Cabo Delgado has been hit by dual crises of violent extremism and Cyclone Kenneth–which destroyed homes, farmland, livestock and fisheries.  While devastating to all…

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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Navy Ship Visits Maputo, Mozambique

Navy sailors will engage with officials from the Mozambican military and government and conduct a Navy-to-Navy exchange

The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrived in Maputo, Mozambique for a scheduled port visit, October 15, 2021.  This marks the first port visit by a U.S. Navy ship since 2011 and shows the strengthening partnership between the United States of America and the Republic of…

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    • United States officially inaugurates new Embassy Building in Mozambique
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United States Officially Inaugurates New Embassy Building in Mozambique

The five-year construction project created more than 1,000 local jobs and injected more than US$22 million into the local economy

On Thursday, September 30, 2021, U.S. Ambassador Dennis Walter Hearne, Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Ernesto Max Tonela, State Department Managing Director for Construction, Facility & Security Management in the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Tracy Thomas, Maputo City Secretary of State Vicente Joaquim, and Maputo Province Governor…

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    • Pictured here is the Acting Chief of the USAID Health Office, Julie Boccanera, the USAID Mission Director, Helen Pataki, Ministry of Health Vaccination Program Coordinator, Ivan Manhiça, the UNICEF Representative in Mozambique, Maria Luisa Fornara, and the Chief of the Expanded Program on Immunizati
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Coronavirus: U.S. Government Donates 336,000 Single-dose Johnson & Johnson Vaccines to Mozambique

This shipment will provide immunity to 336,000 Mozambicans, protecting the health of Mozambicans and preventing dangerous new variants from spreading

Today, at the Mavalane International Airport in Maputo, the United States government donated 336,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to the Mozambican Ministry of Health. Because the vaccine confers immunity in a single dose, this shipment will provide immunity to 336,000 Mozambicans, protecting the health of Mozambicans…

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U.S. Government Supports Local Research to Improve Malaria Treatment and Maternal and Child Health

The grant will fund studies on the effectiveness of the pneumococcal vaccine and anti-malaria medicines and treatments

The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), recently provided an $800,000 grant to the Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça (CISM) for malaria and maternal and child health research.  The grant will fund studies on the effectiveness of the pneumococcal vaccine and anti-malaria medicines…

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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

“Give Hope to 1001 Rositas” is the name of the newest campaign launched in Mozambique to strengthen the fight against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), in particular intimate partner violence. The initiative is promoted by the Interfaith Platform for Communication for Health – PIRCOM, in partnership with the Association ComuSanas, with the…