Urban family’s food insecurity, Mozambique, 2015.

Ganhão C, Sperandio N, Pires P, Santos A, Boaventura C, Lopes S, Oliveira B, Priore S, Salavessa J, Bressan J


Context: Nampula is the third largest city in Mozambique, under a strong rural – urban migration. Here is Mutauanha neighbourhood, highly populated with several weak urban, demographic and social factors associated with food insecurity. Surrounding Lúrio University Health Sciences Faculty facilities, made it eligible to develop a research and health education program, "One student, one family". Its main objective is students’ interaction with local communities, providing close and continuous contact throughout the students' training process, with the community’s daily problems, following 350 families. In Mozambique, there is not a validated method to assess food insecurity, but international methods can be adapted successfully to evaluate food insecurity, allowing an accurate assessment (prevalence and determinants) in urban families living in Nampula. 

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