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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: 25,736,000
Per capita income: $1,170
Life expectancy at birth women/men: 56/52 yrs
Infant mortality rate: 83/1000 live births
Population Reference Bureau World Population Data Sheet, 2014

Top 10 Causes of Death

Source: GBD Compare, 2013
  1. HIV 24%
  2. Malaria 15%
  3. Lower Respiratory Infections 6%
  4. Cancer 5%
  5. Tuberculosis 5%
  6. Diarrheal Diseases 4%
  7. Stroke 1%
  8. Sepsis 1%
  9. Road Injuries 1%
  10. Meningitis 1%

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
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