The links between water and public health have never been clearer – but the link between water and education is now in stark focus as Mozambique grapples with the challenge of sending its future generation back to the classroom safely, writes WaterAid country director Adam Garley
The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Macomia district, Cabo Delgado province, hit at least 28 last week, according to sources in the coastal village of Pangane
While the number of active cases of covid-19 in Mozambique currently stands at just 550, the number of people feeling the socio-economic impacts is in the millions
The world as we know it has changed. Across the globe, countries are fighting a deadly pandemic for which they were collectively unprepared. Today the total number of confirmed cases of covid-19 stands at around 5.5 million, of which 350,000 have lost their lives. These numbers probably hide the true picture and will undoubtedly continue to rise.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has put in place a strict set of measures countries should adopt to avoid the spread of Covid-19, but some of these have been criticised for being too economically damaging to adopt – and potentially not as effective – in a developing country context.
The Minister of Health, Armindo Tiago, announced on Wednesday that $5 million is needed to improve the control and prevention capacity of COVID-19, including the urgent construction of isolation centres