• Clinical Assistant Professor, Global Health

Mozambique

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Biography 

Florindo Mudender, PhD (Biologist and Public Health): over 19 years of work experience, 16 years in Public Health related tasks. First as head of Microbiology Branch of the Mozambique Ministry of Health Laboratory for Drugs Quality Assurance and further as faculty at the School of Medicine University Eduardo Mondlane, Instituto Superior de Ciencias de Saude and as Program Coordinator in charge of the initiative to scale up nationally the Mozambican Ministry of Health HIV ART Program.

As the Deputy Director for Programs at the University of Washington affiliated I-TECH Mozambique Dr. Florindo played critical roles in the conception, development implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a varied of programs and projects at the same time that supervised directors. As I-TECH Mozambique Country Director, Dr. Florindo is in charge of overall management of the organization including the representation of UW towards the Mozambican Government entities, other HIV and Health related implementing Organizations in Mozambique. Programmatic roles include writing grant proposals, leading and supervising programs implementation, reporting to the different entities (USG, Moz Gov, UW) and publications.

Education 
  • PhD (Universidad de Valencia)
  • MS (Universidad de Valencia)
Country Affiliations 
Languages 
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Clinical Mentoring
  • Community Health Workers
  • Distance Learning
  • Education and Training
  • Health Information Systems
  • Health Policy and Advocacy
  • Health Promotion
  • HIV/AIDS
  • TB
Publications 

2007- F. Mudender, M. Morales, A. Llopis., La Expansión del Acceso al Tratamiento Antirretroviral en Mozambique. Medicina Preventiva Vol. XIII, N.º 4, 4º Trimestre, 2007.

2010- Paula E Brentlinger, 1 Américo Assan,2 Florindo Mudender,2 Annette E Ghee,1 José Vallejo Torres,3 Pilar Martínez Martínez,3 Oliver Bacon,4 Rui Bastos,2 Rolanda Manuel,2 Lucy Ramirez Li,5 Catherine McKinney,5 and Lisa J Nelson5., Task shifting in Mozambique: cross-sectional evaluation of non-physician clinicians' performance in HIV/AIDS care. Hum Resour Health. 2010; 8: 23. Published online 2010 Oct 12. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-8-23 .

2010- Brentlinger, P. E., Assan, A., Mudender, F., Ghee, A. E., Vallejo Torres, J., Martínez Martínez, P., Nelson, L. J. (2010). Task shifting in Mozambique: Cross-sectional evaluation of non-physician clinicians' performance in HIV/AIDS care. Human Resources for Health, 8, [23]. 10.1186/1478-4491-8-23

2011- Mudender Florindo Martins. Comportamiento Sexual y Prevencion de HIV en Estudiantes de Maputo. Published by EAE Editorial Academia Espanola (2016). ISBN 10: 3846561851 ISBN 13: 9783846561850.

2017- Maria Ruano Camps, MD1 , Paula E. Brentlinger, MD, MPH2 , Gerito Augusto, PhD1 , Alexandre Nguimfack, MD1 , and Florindo Mudender, PhD. Association of HIV/AIDS Clinician Warm Line Utilization with Diagnosis and Management of Antiretroviral Treatment Failure in Mozambique: A Retrospective Analysis of Program Data. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care 16(4).