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There were 82, 387 under-five deaths in Mozambique in 2015 according to World Bank data. One contributor to these are diarrheal diseases, which account for 4% of deaths in Mozambique according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Global Health data. Only 51% of the population in Mozambique has access to an improved water source such as piped water, public taps and protected dug wells and only 21% of the population has access to improved sanitation facilities. 

ICCM: Improving Data to Improve Programs

Research Overview

In April 2011, an award was made to Johns Hopkins University to conduct embedded operations research in Malawi, Ethiopia, Mali, and Mozambique to improve iCCM monitoring systems and data availability and quality, using the iCCM Benchmarks indicators as the framework.  The “Implementation Research Embedded in Integrated Community Case Managem

Policy Analysis of iCCM

Research Overview

Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) of the leading causes of child death (pneumonia, diarrhea and malaria) is emerging as a policy and programmatic priority for many sub-Saharan countries. While there is a significant body of scientific evidence that supports iCCM, this may not necessarily be translated into supportive policies or programmatic designs that allow for the effective scaling up of iCCM in many countries.

Exploring Links Between WASH Efforts and Population Density

Research Overview

Researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Georgia Tech, in partnership with implementers from Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP), are evaluating the health impact of an intervention that is increasing access to improved sanitation in peri-urban settlements in Maputo, Mozambique.

Project Location

Maputo, Mozambique

Map of Maputo, Mozambique


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