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In Mozambique since 1997.

In Mozambique, 11.5% of the adult population is HIV-positive, the eighth highest prevalence rate in the world. Across southern African, unsafe abortion accounts for a death rate of 460 per 100,000. And 88% of married women ages 15-49 in Mozambique aren’t using a method of contraception.

With a third of the population between 10-24 years old, Mozambique is at a crossroads—the time is now to empower young people with information so they protect their health. In partnership with government and community stakeholders, we’re working in 9 of 11 provinces in Mozambique to bring sexual and reproductive health care to those who need it most.

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20,000+ girls or women have received gender-based violence services from facilities supported by Pathfinder

3.7 million + antenatal care visits with a skilled provider took place in Nampula province thanks to one of our latest programs

What We Do in Mozambique

  • Build a strong local response to sexual and gender-based violence so survivors get the help they need without delay
  • Support key populations—including men who have sex with men and female sex workers—as these groups are not only at higher risk for HIV, but also experience the most stigma in seeking services
  • Strengthen health centers and community health workers so more people—especially young people—have access to the contraceptive information and services they need
  • Work alongside local and international organizations to challenge restrictive policies and inspire policymakers and communities to take action to remove barriers to sexual and reproductive rights
  • Stop preventable maternal deaths by making sure women can access high-quality, respectful maternal care at every point—from their homes to the health facility

Discover Our Projects

PITCH Program

This program focuses on advocacy to advancing the health and rights of these key populations: sex workers, LGBTI, young people, women, and drug...

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Bridging the Gaps

Due to legal, political, and social factors institutionalizing stigma and social exclusion, certain key populations often cannot control their risk of contracting HIV. Bridging the Gaps addresses...

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Junt@s

Junt@s, meaning together in Portuguese, brings men, women, boys, and girls together to increase gender equality, comprehensive abortion care, and primary and secondary prevention of gender-based...

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Meet Our Staff

Riaz Mobaracaly

Senior Country Director

Riaz is a proven leader in public health with more than 10 years of experience in the management and implementation of national, provincial and district level health programs with specific focus on...

Adalgisa Viola Ronda

Clinical Services Director

Adalgisa has nearly 10 years of experience public health project management, planning, designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating activities through supervision of district coordinators and...

Rita Badiani

Director of the Evidence to Action Project

Rita brings over 25 years of experience in program management and development, primarily in family planning, reproductive health, HIV and AIDS, and population studies....

Luc Van der Veken

Deputy Chief of Party

Luc has more than 20 years of experience managing health projects in developing countries, with extensive experience designing and implementing programs and strategies to improve quality, access of,...

Together, we can ensure a path forward for all.

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