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IPPF's Member Association in Mozambique were at the forefront of the response to Cyclone Idai, which devastated parts of the country earlier in 2019. In fact, they're still there supporting communities, and Emerson is one of the volunteer psychologists on hand to help.
Cyclone Idai tore through Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe on 14 March, leaving hundreds dead and impacting close to 2 million people. IPPF, along with our Member Associations and partners, are on the ground assessing needs and delivering crucial healthcare services.
Our Member Associations around the globe help bring happiness to people every day, by allowing them to access the sexual and reproductive rights they are entitled to.
“For people who live too far from the hospital to receive treatment, this programme saves their lives."
Marinho Malavi is an activista with AMODEFA, Mozambique. Marinho volunteers on the 'Challenge TB' programme, an outreach programme that is under threat of closure because of the Global Gag Rule.
In the latest People and Power documentary, Al Jazeera team travel round Mozambique with AMODEFA, to look first-hand at the human impact the Global Gag Rule has had in the country and their programme focused on young people, HIV, Tuberculosis.
Children living with HIV like Antonio have benefited from the Ntyiso programme run by AMODEFA in Mozambique, now closed due to the Global Gag Rule.
Albertina Machaieie has been working with HIV patients for Amodefa for 38 years and is their longest serving nurse. Albertina is witnessing the negative impact of the Global Gag Rule firsthand.
The continuation of many vital health services Amodefa offers in Mozambique are under threat following the reintroduction of the Global Gag Rule (GGR) by the US Administration. The Global Gag Rule (GGR) stops US aid to all health programmes run by organisations who perform or counsel on abortion.
Palmira Enoque Tembe, is HIV positive and so are her two sons. Palmira and her family benefitted from a pilot project called Ntiyso, that recently lost its funding due to the Global Gag Rule.
AMODEFA, our member association based in Mozambique is set to lose $2 million, 60% of its budget as a consequence of not signing the global gag rule.