Patients Denounce Lack of Antiretroviral Medicines in Some Health Units

The Citizen Observatory for Health (OCS) has been receiving, in recent days, complaints regarding the lack of antiretroviral medication in some Health Units, at the level of Maputo city, Mozambican capital. According to the users, several types of medication are in shortage, namely: DTG, TDF, Duovir, Atazanavir, Abacavir, Lamivudine, among others. This type of pill […]

Mozambique Continues To Depend On Foreign Aid To Purchase Medicines

Introductory Notes The main sources of financing for the health sector in Mozambique include the State Budget, allocated by the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), taking into account the direct contributions of partners to the State Budget, PROSAUDE funds and resources from vertical programmes. The relative weight of external funds decreased over time to […]

Inappropriate Paracetamol in Circulation Reveals State Weakness in Medicine Control

The Citizen Observatory for Health (OCS), in the context of monitoring for improvement in the provision of public health services, became aware of the existence in the country of medicines such as paracetamol, in an inappropriate condition for human consumption. The existence of these drugs was disclosed by Afri Farmácia, an importer and distributor of […]


The accommodation center, installed in the Boane Secondary School, southern province of Maputo to shelter the flood victims, still lacks health professionals to provide medical assistance. Having visited the site, the Citizen Observatory for Health (OCS) found that, in case of illness, patients are forced to go to the accommodation center operating at Joaquim Chissano […]

Health Service Delivery: Patients Continue to Travel Long Distances in Search of Better Care

Despite the improvements that have been registered in the health sector in Mozambique, in recent years, challenges still prevail in terms of hospital infrastructures, provision of health services and aspects linked to health legislation. A study carried out by the Citizen Observatory for Health (OCS) on “Provision of Public Health Services in Mozambique” concluded that, […]

Floods in Boane: Victims ask for Medical Assistance in Reception Centers

The heavy rain, which has been falling in recent days in the southern region of Mozambique, associated with the opening of floodgates in neighboring South Africa and in the Kingdom of Eswatini due to the rising water levels of the Incomate and Umbeluzi rivers, is causing major negative impacts on the lives of the population. […]

New Amounts of TSU Worsen Disappointment of the Medical Class

The implementation of the Single Wage Table (TSU) continues to generate disappointment within the civil service workers, since the amounts were drastically reduced, going against the law principle on the salary irreducibility. In other words, the new amounts approved in the last session of the Council of Ministers (the cabinet), through Decree 53/2022, of 14 […]

Cholera Prevention Demands Multisectoral Action

The outbreak of cholera in some provinces of central and northern Mozambique has been worrying the health authorities and other organizations working for the well-being of citizens throughout the country. According to the latest figures released by the Ministry of Health (MISAU), at least 18 people have died as a result of this disease in […]

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