National Cervical Cancer Control Program in Mozambique receives donation of medical equipment by Jembi/UEM-mOASIS in the presence of the First Lady of the Republic of Mozambique under the MD Anderson-PEPFAR-Cardno partnership
Jembi / UEM-mOASIS and the MD Anderson-PEPFAR-Cardno partnership within the scope of the support provided to the National Cervical Cancer Control Program in Mozambique donated hospital equipment and health materialsin the presence of the First Lady of the Republic of Mozambique. These materials aim to support the clinical diagnosis of cervical diseases.
Maputo, Mozambique – December 2020 – As part of the support provided to MISAU and to respond to theadverse effects of COVID-19, on December 9, 2020, the MD Anderson, PEPFAR, CARDNO and Jembi/UEM-mOASIS partnership were part of the project’s conclusion ceremony support for Cervical Cancer Prevention, culminating in the delivery of hospital supplies and health equipment, which aim to support the clinical diagnosis of cervical diseases and are destined for the National Program for the Control of Uterine Cancer, having been delivered to the 1st Lady of the Republic of Mozambique.
The ceremony was held at the Presidency of the Republic, Office of the 1st Lady, following the
established standards of COVID-19 biosafety and prevention measures; This ceremony was attended by Her Excellency, Dra. Isaura Ferrão Nyusi, Wife of the President of the Republic, His Excellency Dr. Armindo Tiago, Minister of Health, Dr. Moisés Mazivila, Representative of Jembi / UEM-mOASIS, representatives of the United States Embassy in America and other guests.
The donated materials will be distributed to the Reference Health Facilities and include 10 mobile
ODT colposcopes, 11 Desktop computers (Dual-Core), 11 Projectors / Data show, 3000 FFP2 masks, 1000 visors, 1000 goggles, 60 glove boxes, 30 logbooks, 11 Hotspot / Wifi connector (4G LTE preferred), 33 Data / Internet (3 months per province), 1 zoom license.
With this gesture, the MD Anderson-PEPFAR-CARDNO and Jembi / UEM-mOASIS partnership hope to have contributed to increase the prevention, improve the diagnosis and treatment of precancerous lesions and to decrease the number of cases that progress to cervical cancer in Mozambique.