Three midwives stand outside a healthcare clinic in Mozambique.

Maternal Healthcare in Mozambique: A Balance of Traditions and Institutions .

In Mozambique, many expectant mothers struggle to access state maternal healthcare services. In fact, the government estimates that some 80% of Mozambicans use ‘traditional’ medicine as their primary form of healthcare. 

This photo essay explores the complex landscape of the Mozambican healthcare system through the experiences of health workers and the mothers they support.

Maternal Healthcare in Mozambique