Taking Ultrasounds to Communities to Improve Prenatal Care

Taking Ultrasounds to Communities to Improve Prenatal Care

by Jessie Forsyth and Argentina Munguambe Strengthening the quality of prenatal care that women receive in rural communities is an ongoing challenge in Inhambane. We know that distance poses barriers to accessing care, as do a range of other factors. These include:...
Making Women Safer through Improved Cancer Screening

Making Women Safer through Improved Cancer Screening

The Mozambique-Canada Maternal Health Project is happy to bring 2022 to a close with another successful round of clinical continuing education for women’s health. This time, the aim was to improve breast and cervical cancer prevention in Inhambane province. Health...
New hospital equipment for Mozambique Project

New hospital equipment for Mozambique Project

New hospital equipment for safe pregnancies and deliveries. Delivering priority hospital equipment and training to the Rural Health Centre in Tevele, Inhamane Province. by Jessie Forsyth, Project Director Over the past month, the Mozambique-Canada Maternal Health...
New Local Ambulance in Use!  Savanguane, Mozambique

New Local Ambulance in Use!  Savanguane, Mozambique

by Don Kossick with Jessie Forsyth Community receiving community ambulance. Last week, the community of Savanguane in Morrumbene District initiated the use of a local ambulance provided by the project. The handover ceremony took place quite close to the new maternity...
Enhancing COVID-19 testing in Mozambique

Enhancing COVID-19 testing in Mozambique

Report from Jessie Forsyth – Director, Mozambique Canada Maternal Health Project Biosafety Cabinet for COVID 19 Testing The Mozambique-Canada Maternal Health Project is proud to announce that the first COVID-19 testing site in Inhambane province has been set up...
New health infrastructure: Official openings and new life

New health infrastructure: Official openings and new life

December 17th, 2020 marked the beginning of the official openings of all new health infrastructure built by the project. This means that 7 new health facilities – 4 rural health centres and 3 maternity waiting homes, including boreholes, solar electrification systems,...