Meet the speakers for the panel that will look at the issue regarding the Barriers on Access to Health Care. Remember the following dates: June 30th and July 1st. Together we will be reflecting on Access to Health in Mozambique.
Meet the speaker for the panel focused on the Access to Medicines for People with Disabilities.Save the following dates: June 30th and July 1st.Together we will be reflecting on Access to Health in Mozambique.
The charge of rates “privatizes” public hospitals and harms the most disadvantaged populations in the access to health services
Introduction The Citizen Observatory for Health (OCS), in order to find out the consequences of special rates (also known as user fees) practiced in some public hospitals in Mozambique, observed that they constitute a barrier for people – especially for those who live with less of a dollar per day. The user fees, from the […]
Before she thought of becoming a nurse, to face different challenges daily, Domingas Jacinto was already sure that her life would be dedicated to people looking for help to survive. Seventeen years later, being profession of nursing, in the southern province of Inhambane, Domingas Jacinto has been focused on “taking care of people seeking help, […]
Poor medical assistance, misdiagnoses and delays in the treatment of women with cancer, at the oncology service of Maputo Central Hospital (HCM, abbreviation in Portuguese), the largest hospital in the country, have been putting the health of hundreds of women at risk. By the way, it seems to be the best hospital with conditions for […]
Abstract Debt service is an expenditure that represents a high opportunity cost to Mozambican society, as it compromises the allocation and execution of resources for the health sector, affecting the purchase of medicines. This analysis estimated the potential results of the amount spent on debt service in strengthening the medicine response capacity of the public […]
Executive Summary From 2010 to 2020, in Mozambique, the public debt increased exponentially, rising from 119.9 billion meticais in 2010 to about 948.7 billion meticais in 2020. In this period, the external debt represented about 80% of the debt stock. The contracting of the so-called “hidden debts” was responsible for the extrapolation of the limits […]
Download here 1. INTRODUCTION The sustainable and balanced socioeconomic development of a country depends, considerably, on the continuous provision of public goods and services, associated with the institutional capacity to allocate and manage resources efficiently, taking into account the prioritization and functionality of each sector for Human Development (GMD, 2018). Access to qualitative health services […]
The Mozambican nurse Adélia Nacucula, 30 years old, travels a distance of over two hours to arrive at Matsékwa Health Center, in Catembe District, to serve patients who seek health unit for medical care. The lack of conditions in the residence, conceived for the nurses of the Matsékwe Health Center, led Nacucula to rent a […]
“I felt more pain when I learned that the hospital did not have enough material for the birthing service”
The insufficiency of medical material in health units constitutes a sign of the violation of Abuja Commitment and it denounces a certain weakness in the management of resources channeled for the “perfect” functioning of the National Health System (SNS). The Observatório Cidadão para Saúde (OCS) identified the lack of medical material in Maputo and Pemba. At […]