In Mozambique, ICAP supports concerted government efforts to address the dual health threats of HIV and tuberculosis (TB), with innovative, targeted approaches driving progress in prevention, case identification, optimized treatment regimens, and viral suppression. Projects implemented at all levels of the health system place a special emphasis on: increased capacity of human resources for health, targeted service provision, differentiated service delivery for priority populations, and data for continuous quality improvement.
Strengthening Health Care Management and Administration in MozambiqueDistricts (or national)National
Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Health for HIV Services and Program Transition in the Republic of Mozambique under PEPFAR (2010 – 2016)
ICAP in Mozambique
Key Technical Areas
- Capacity building of educational institutions
- Cervical cancer screening and treatment
- Health information systems
- HIV prevention, care, and treatment
- HIV testing and counseling
- Human resources for health
- Infection prevention and control
- Key populations
- Laboratory systems strengthening
- Monitoring and evaluation
- Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
- Sexual and gender-based violence
- Strategic information
- Voluntary medical male circumcision
- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
- National Institute of Health PEPFAR / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Eduarda Pimental De Gusmao, MD, MPH
Dr. Eduarda Pimental De Gusmao is ICAP’s country director in Mozambique. She is a pediatrician with 13 years of experience in global public health. Dr. Pimental De Gusmao first joined ICAP in 2009, initially as the provincial supervisor in Nampula province, overseeing the implementation of clinical programs at health facility level. She then transitioned to the Pediatric Technical Manager at the central level, where she supported ICAP provincial teams in implementing national strategies for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) and pediatric care and treatment. After transitioning to the Mozambique Ministry of Health as the PMTCT technical advisor in 2012, Dr. Pimental De Gusmao rejoined ICAP as the pediatric care and treatment and PMTCT clinical officer within the ICAP Clinical and Training Unit in New York. In this role, she provided technical assistance and implementation support to various ICAP countries and projects, including Mozambique, Angola, Eswatini, Tanzania, Myanmar, South Africa, Sierra Leone, and Kenya.
In 2019, Dr. Pimental De Gusmao returned to Mozambique as ICAP’s Deputy Country Director. She holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a Masters in Public Health from the University of Liverpool, and a Masters in Infectious Diseases from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.