PSI-Programme Social Markentig of Public Health Commodities in Mozambique (2016 - 2021) – Evaluation

The Social Market for Health was a six years project from December 2016 to December 2022 implemented by PSI . The national goals were to increase the contraceptive prevalence and increase the use of condoms during risky sex acts of males. It was expected that 1.1 million couples would be protected by contraceptives to avoid 245,653 unplanned pregnancies, 32,199 HIV infections and 831 maternal deaths.

Generally, the project was aligned with government priorities and achieved its objectives to reduce unplanned pregnancies, maternal deaths, HIV infections, Sexually Transmitted Infections and increase SRHR and HIV knowledge. Specifically, TEM+ approach was considered one of the most significant contributors to increase the Contraceptive Prevalence Rate; contributed to the operationalization on Safe Abortion by creating a favorable environment, legal enforcement of the law and protocols; Aquele Papo campaign written for and with adolescents encouraged other partners to use it to amplify their own activities on SRHR information and services and played a role in advocate for Condoms for HIV prevention and Family Planning. JEITO brand occupies leadership position in sales and brand preference.