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CDC has been collaborating with partners in Mozambique since 2007 to support improvement in public health policies, services, and capacity development. CDC’s work in Mozambique focuses on HIV/AIDS counseling and testing, TB/HIV care, blood safety, lab infrastructure, and strategic information. CDC initiatives have improved access to HIV/AIDS care and treatment, bolstered prevention programs, and strengthened health systems.

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Mozambique at a Glance

Population: 23,050,000
Per capita income: $880
Life expectancy at birth women/men: 55/50 yrs
Infant mortality rate: 86/1000 live births
Population Reference Bureau World Population Data Sheet, 2011

Top 10 Causes of Death

Source: GBD Compare, 2010
  1. HIV 22%
  2. Malaria 16%
  3. Lower Respitory Infections 6%
  4. Cancer 5%
  5. Tuberculosis 5%
  6. Diarrheal Diseases 4%
  7. Stroke 3%
  8. Sepsis 3%
  9. Road Injuries 2%
  10. Meningitis 2%

What CDC Is Doing

  • As of September 2012, CDC directly supported the provision of antiretroviral treatment to 174,306 men, women, and children.
  • In FY 2012 alone, CDC directly supported the provision of antiretroviral drugs to 63,722 HIV-positive pregnant women to prevent transmission to their infants.
  • In FY 2012 alone, CDC directly supported 68,924 voluntary medical male circumcisions.
  • Mozambique's last detected case of wild poliovirus was in 1993.
  • Page last reviewed: October 18, 2013
  • Page last updated: October 18, 2013
  • Content source: Global Health
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