• Clinical Assistant Professor, Global Health


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Florindo M. Mudender, PhD, MSc is a public health professional with extensive experience working in government and international organizations. He has extensive experience collaborating with civil society as well as government funders. He is a proven leader of complex HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB) programs, including antiretroviral treatment (ART) scale-up, Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC), and Quality Improvement of clinical care and prevention activities, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support.

He was a member of the public education system of Mozambique, for technical-professional and university, with emphasis on the training of health professionals. These activities were developed in parallel with those of public health professional in the Ministry of Health of Mozambique.

Since 2005 the area of HIV/AIDS has been the center of his professional interest in which he plays in mentoring, research, program coordination of activities including the direction of entities. Since 2013 he plays the roles of Country Representative of I-TECH in Mozambique.

  • PhD, Universidad de Valencia
  • MS, Universidad de Valencia
Country Affiliations 
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Clinical Mentoring
  • Community Health Workers
  • Distance Learning
  • Education and Training
  • Epidemiology
  • Gender
  • Health Information Systems
  • Health Policy and Advocacy
  • Health Promotion
  • HIV Transmission
  • Implementation Science
  • Male Circumcision
  • Mental Health
  • Poverty
  • TB
  • Telemedicine
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Lane J, Means AR, Bardosh K, Shapoval A, Vio F, Anderson C, Cushnie A, Forster N, Ledikwe J, O'Malley G, Mawandia S, Parvez A, Perrone L, Mudender F. Comparing COVID-19 physical distancing policies: results from a physical distancing intensity coding framework for Botswana, India, Jamaica, Mozambique, Namibia, Ukraine, and the United States. Global Health. 2021 Oct 23;17(1):124. doi: 10.1186/s12992-021-00770-9. PMID: 34688295; PMCID: PMC8541811.

Dawson-Rose C, Gutin SA, Mudender F, Hunguana E, Kevany S. Effects of a peer educator program for HIV status disclosure and health system strengthening: Findings from a clinic-based disclosure support program in Mozambique. PLoS One. 2020 May 6;15(5):e0232347. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232347.

Carol Dawson-Rose, Sarah A. Gutin, Elsa Hunguana, Florindo Mudender & Sebastian Kavany. Capacity building, local ownership and implementation of a multi-level HIV/AIDS positive health, dignity, and prevention initiative in Mozambique: approach, challenges and lessons learned. Article: 1769900 | Received 31 Oct 2019, Accepted 06 Apr 2020, Published online: 03 Jul 2020.

Brito A, Korn A, Monteiro L, Mudender F, Maiele A, Come J, et al. Need for improved detection of voluntary medical male circumcision adverse events in Mozambique: a mixed-methods assessment. BMC Health Serv Res 19, 855 (2019).

Ruano Camps M, Brentlinger, PE, Augusto G, Nguimfack A, and Mudender FM. 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. 2017.16(4).