• Clinical Assistant Professor, Global Health

Mozambique

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Biography 

Florindo Mudender, PhD (Biologist and Public Health): over 20 years of work experience, 2 years as a teacher in Mozambican public education, and 18 years in Public Health related tasks. First, he was head of the Microbiology Branch of the Mozambican Ministry of Health Laboratory for Drugs Quality Assurance, held in parallel with being a teacher at Maputo Health Science Institute, a public training entity dedicated to the education of midlevel health professionals. Then he was the Coordinator of the Mozambican Ministry of Health HIV ART Scale Up Initiative to scale up nationally the access and coverage of ART services for all Mozambicans infected with HIV, simultaneously with the role of faculty at the School of Medicine University Eduardo Mondlane.

As Country Director, Dr. Mudender’s responsibilities include overall organization management for Programs, Operations, Finance, Human Resources and representation of University of Washington I-TECH towards Mozambican government entities, health-related local and Mozambique-based international organizations and agencies, including United Stated government agencies.

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 Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • HIV Transmission
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Male Circumcision
  • Operations Research
  • TB
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 
Publications 

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 Española (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).

2019- Hannah Han, Serene Mayers, Evelyn Mbo Khan, Sarah J Masyuko, Zulmira Paredes, Francis T Chimoun, Florindo Mudender, Beatrice M Wamuti, Winfred Nambu, Emily Kamunto, Mary Mugambi, Edward Kariithi, Mathew Golden Pius M Tih, Thomas Walty, Carey Farguhar. “Assisted HIV partner services training in three sub‐Saharan African countries: facilitators and barriers to sustainable approaches” in the Journal of the International AIDS Society’s supplement ‘The power of partners: Experiences from implementing and scaling-up HIV partner notification and index testing services’. 19 July 2019. Vol. 22, Issue S3. Journal of the International AIDS society. JIAS.