Updates from the Bate-Papo Sem Tabus Project

The Mozambican Ministry of Health has approved SRHR interpersonal communication materials for adolescents, including a guide to facilitate community dialogues to promote communication between parents and children, within the scope of the implementation of the ‘Bate-Papo Sem Tabus’ (Chat without These materials were produced by ICRH Mozambique in partnership with the health promotion department of […]

A word from our Chair, Prof Dr Marleen Temmerman

Compiling this ICRH Global end-of-the-year newsletter and reading about the many events and output of these wonderful teams made me feel very proud. Two high-level awards were presented to ICRH team members: Prof Ines Keygnaert received the very prestigious Marie Popelin Prize for her work on sexual and gender-based violence in Belgium and beyond, and […]

Training in self-administering Sayana Press

The Ministry of Health (MISAU) and its members of the technical group family planning trained 17 trainers on the supply and administration of the self-injecting contraceptive Sayana Press. The technical group family planning consists of technicians from MISAU and partner organizations, including ICRHM, who support the family planning program. Sayana Press is currently administered in […]

Eradicating HIV in Tete Province, Mozambique

Since last November ICRH Mozambique, in partnership with the Center for Collaboration in Health (CCS), has been implementing the project ‘Reinforce adherence and retention of patients to ART and screening for TB’ in Tete Province. This project, within the scope of the Global Fund NFM3 grant, aims to strengthen the link between communities and health […]

Safe abortion is no longer a taboo in Changara communities

ICRH Mozambique trained the community leaders from 3 locations in the Changara district on safe abortion. Our aim is to raise awareness about the law on safe abortion and about the available services at the Health Unit. In rural areas, local leaders have great influence on the communities. By training these leaders we want to […]