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Dr. Pascoal Manuel Mocumbi

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Executive Secretariat - EDCTP
www.edctp.org, 11 Feb 2014 [cached]
Dr Pascoal Mocumbi High Representative Read more >>
AMREF | Our Board
www.tanzania.amref.org, 28 Jan 2013 [cached]
Dr Pascoal Manuel Mocumbi - Mozambique
Deputy Board Chair
Council on Health Research for Development | Our Board
www.cohred.org, 28 Sept 2012 [cached]
Dr Pascoal Mocumbi High Representative, European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership former Prime Minister of Mozambique
Dr. Pascoal Mocumbi is the High Representative of the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) since March 2004. His mandate is to raise the visibility of the EDCTP and gaining political support, particular within Africa, and to contribute to the EDCTP's fundraising activities. The Partnership aims to contribute towards reducing the burden of the main poverty-related diseases and transferring empowerment to the developing world. Its goal is to accelerate the development of new or improved clinical interventions against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, and build leadership in health research in developing countries, so that they will be able to diagnose and respond to their own needs.
Dr. Mocumbi is also WHO Good Will Ambassador for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health for the African Region. He also has active role in global health initiatives serving on the Coordinating Committee of the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise, contributes to the establishment of global coordinating mechanisms for the development of a preventive vaccine against HIV. He serves as Commissioner in the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH), and on the boards of the Alliance of Health policy and Systems Research (AHPSR), the International Advisory Board (IAB) of Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP), the International Women Health Coalition (IWHC), and the Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) and African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF). In 2005 he was elected to membership of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
Dr Mocumbi was Prime Minister of the Republic of Mozambique from 1994 to 2004. Prior to that, he headed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs during eight years and the Ministry of Health for 6 years. He received his medical degree from the University of Lausanne, did his internship in Switzerland, and practiced medicine as obstetrician & gynaecologist in hospitals throughout Mozambique. As Prime Minister he led the establishment of Mozambique the National AIDS Council to coordinate the implementation of the national HIV response. Dr Mocumbi served (1989-1998) in the World Health Organization's Task Force on Health and Development.
Dr. Mocumbi is committed to the importance of public health as an essential arm for sustainable development. Dr Mocumbi has expertise in health systems and women's health issues.
AMREF International Board ...
www.tanzania.amref.org, 28 Feb 2011 [cached]
AMREF International Board Chair, Dr Pascoal Mocumbi said, "I would like to welcome Dr Guerma to the AMREF family and the Board looks forward to supporting her role as the new Director General of AMREF.
Board Profiles
www.iwhc.org, 15 Feb 2008 [cached]
Pascoal Manuel Mocumbi, MD is the former Prime Minister of Mozambique.Prior to this position he served for seven years as the Minister of Foreign Affairs and six years as the Minister of Health, during which time he led a major restructuring of the health sector to expand the number of rural health posts and strengthen coordination of health care delivery.Dr. Mocumbi also created a nationwide health information system to collect data from various departments and distribute it to all levels of the health care system.This information system proved invaluable in mounting effective responses to disease outbreaks despite scarce resources.An obstetrician-gynecologist, as Prime Minister Dr. Mocumbi took steps to reduce maternal mortality in Mozambique by ensuring that non-physician health workers were trained to provide emergency obstetric care.He responded to the growing HIV/AIDS crisis by calling for intensified prevention efforts and shedding light on the gender inequalities fueling the pandemic.As Prime Minister he also contributed to the substantial progress in fighting poverty, improving human development, and helping to transform war-torn Mozambique into one of the fastest growing economies in Africa.Dr. Mocumbi is a founding member of numerous Mozambican associations, including the national Medical Association and Public Health Association.He currently serves as the High Representative of the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, based in The Hague.
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