Reproductive Tract Infections in Mozambique: A Case Study of Integrated Services

  • Rui Bastos dos Santos
  • Elena Maria Pereira Folgosa
  • Lieve Fransen
Part of the Reproductive Biology book series (RBIO)


Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) were not acknowledged or properly dealt with in Mozambique, as in the majority of developing countries, until the AIDS problem, recognized in the mid-1980s, highlighted the importance of controlling STDs in the context of primary health care.


Human Immunodeficiency Virus Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Primary Health Care Center European Economic Community Partner Notification 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rui Bastos dos Santos
    • 1
  • Elena Maria Pereira Folgosa
    • 2
  • Lieve Fransen
    • 3
  1. 1.Au Ministere de la SanteHospital Central de MaputoMaputoMozambique
  2. 2.Microbiologue du Laboratoire de Reference pour les Mst.Faculdade de MedicinaMaputoMozambique
  3. 3.AIDS Task ForceEuropean Economic CommunityBrusselsBelgium

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