The Mozambiquan Health Ministry estimates that 12,2% of the population aged between 15 and 49 are infected with HIV.

A food security evaluation mission that worked throughout August in six central and southern provinces in Mozambique has recommended the urgent drafting of an integrated plan of action to mitigate the effects of food shortages in parts of the country.

During a recent visit to Mozambique's southern Gaza province, an area hit by devastating floods two-years in a row, UNDP Administrator Mark Malloch Brown said that the "overwhelming impression" was that "normal life had been restored and sensible improvements made".

Within the framework of a HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Project in Mozambique, GFA-Medica is looking for a consultant with experience in HIV/AIDS school education programmes in order to design and implement an education programme for pupils in schools.

As President Joaquim Chissano serves out his last term of office, a debate is simmering between two distinct factions in his ruling FRELIMO party to determine his successor, analysts have told IRIN.