Archive

The WHO, with support from the Government of Flanders, launches a four-year project (2018-2021) that will support the Ministry of Health to improve its capacity to coordinate and lead efforts on health adaptation to climate change....

The National Observatory of Health holds the first high-level public debate to raise awareness among key actors and society at large of the risks that climate change poses to human health and to advocate for for multi-sectoral responses....

A Memorandum of Understanding is established between the National Institute of Health (INS) and the National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) that will enable INS to routinely receive monitoring reports on the impact of climate change on health....

In order to build internal capacity and foster cross-sectoral collaboration, the first Climate Change and Health Workshop is held at the Ministry of Health....

Mozambique’s Climate and Health Observatory is established with the aim of generating and promoting scientific evidence to inform climate-resilient health policies and plans....

The National Institute of Health publishes the results of the first evaluation of climate change impacts on malaria and diarrhoeal disease....

On 22 April 2016, Mozambique signs the Paris Agreement. In addition to setting ambitious targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the Agreement pushes countries to develop adaptation plans that will protect human health from the impacts of climate change....

The Environmental Health Department of the Ministry of Health starts developing its first preparedness, response, and recovery protocols for extreme climate events....

Mozambique approves its National Strategy for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation 2013-2015 (MICOA). The strategy outlines the health risks posed by climate change and underscores the importance of early warning systems and capacity building for the prevention and control of vector-borne diseases....

Mozambique signs the Libreville Declaration on Health and Environment. The declaration aims to secure political commitment for catalysing the policy, institutional and investment changes required to reduce environmental threats to health....