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Professor Mocumbi is Associate Professor of Cardiology at Universidade Eduardo Mondlane and Head of the Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) Division National Public Health Institute, both in Mozambique. Her career focuses on poverty-related NCD and aims at improving care provision and research into neglected cardiovascular diseases, spanning from clinical research to education and health management. She is actively involved in post-graduate training of researchers with projects into NCD and their determinants. Professor Mocumbi is currently the leader of the Taskforce for Reproductive Health Services for Women with Cardiovascular Diseases at the Pan African Society of Cardiology, Co-Chair of the Working Group on Rheumatic Heart Disease Prevention and Control at the World Heart Federation, and Co-Chair of The Lancet Global Commission on Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries of the Poorest Billion.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=mocumbi (plus hausse and hausse-mocumbi)

Country Affiliations 
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Disease Surveillance
  • Health Disparities

Mocumbi AO, Ferreira MB, Sidi D, Yacoub MH. A population study of endomyocardial fibrosis in a rural area of Mozambique. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jul 3;359(1):43-9. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa0708629. PubMed PMID: 18596273.

Marijon E, Ou P, Celermajer DS, Ferreira B, Mocumbi AO, Jani D, Paquet C, Jacob S, Sidi D, Jouven X. Prevalence of rheumatic heart disease detected by echocardiographic screening. N Engl J Med. 2007 Aug 2;357(5):470-6. PubMed PMID: 17671255.

Stewart S, Mocumbi AO, Carrington MJ, Pretorius S, Burton R, Sliwa K. A not-so-rare form of heart failure in urban black Africans: pathways to right heart failure in the Heart of Soweto Study cohort. Eur J Heart Fail. 2011 Oct;13(10):1070-7. doi: 10.1093/eurjhf/hfr108. PubMed PMID: 21937709.

Thienemann F, Dzudie A, Mocumbi AO, Blauwet L, Sani MU, Karaye KM, Ogah OS, Mbanze I, Mbakwem A, Udo P, Tibazarwa K, Damasceno A, Keates AK, Stewart S, Sliwa K. The causes, treatment, and outcome of pulmonary hypertension in Africa: Insights from the Pan African Pulmonary Hypertension Cohort (PAPUCO) Registry. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 15;221:205-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.06.242. Epub 2016 Jun 29. PubMed PMID: 27404676.

Mocumbi AO, Langa DC, Chicumbe S, Schumacher AE, Al-Delaimy WK. Incorporating
selected non-communicable diseases into facility-based surveillance systems from
a resource-limited setting in Africa. BMC Public Health. 2019 Feb 4;19(1):147.
doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-6473-2. PubMed PMID: 30717732; PubMed Central PMCID: