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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

Integrated Family Planning Program

In the Mozambican provinces of Cabo Delgado, Nampula, and Sofala, less than 8% of women use contraception. See how Pathfinder’s Integrated Family Planning Program is working to increase access to,...

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mCenas!

Text “1” for knowledge! With more than 45% of people under the age of 15, Mozambique has one of the youngest populations in the world. See how we used text messages to bring information on sexual...

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Meet Our Staff

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,...

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....

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...

Together, we can ensure a path forward for all.

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