• Clinical Associate Professor, Global Health

Av. Salvador Allende 702
Mailbox 257

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Dr. Maria Cuembelo MD, MPH, practices Pediatrics at Clinical Somerchield Heart Institute and is the Clinical Director, Eduardo Mondlane University Clinic, Maputo, Mozambique.
Since 2008, she has taught medical undergraduates and postgraduate (MPH) students at the University Eduardo Mondlane. She mentors and supervises students Dissertations on MPH. She is Faculty of Medicine in Maputo, Mozambique. She is also a member of National Bioethics Committee and the president of Pediatric Mozambican Association.

Her current areas of research teaching are Operations Research, Research Ethics, Bioethics, Research Health Systems, Children’s Helath and Program evaluations.

  • MD (Eduardo Mondlane University)
  • MPH (University of Washington)
Country Affiliations 
  • Portuguese
Health Topics 
  • Bioethics
  • Child and Adolescent Health (incl. Pediatrics)
  • Education and Training
  • Implementation Science
  • Operations Research

Sherr K, CUEMBELO F, Michel C, Gimbel S, Micek M, Kariaganis M, Pio A, Manuel J, Pfeiffer J, Gloyd S. Strengthening integrated primary health care in Sofala, Mozambique. Biomedical Central Health Services Research. 2013;13(Suppl2):S1.

Hirschhorn L, Baynes C, Sherr K, Chintu N, Awoonor-Williams K, Finnegan K, Philips J, Anatole M, Bawah A, Basinga P, and the AHI Study Team. Approaches to ensuring and improving quality in the context of health systems strengthening: a cross-site analysis of the five African Health Initiative Partnership programs. Biomedical Central Health Services Research. 2013;13(Suppl2):S8.

Mutale W, Chintu N, Amoroso C, Awoonor-Williams K, Philips J, Baynes C, Michel C, Tayor A, Sherr K, and the AHI Study Team. Improving health information systems for decision making across five sub-Saharan countries: implementation strategies from the African Health Initiative. Biomedical Central HealthServices Research. 2013;13(Suppl2):S9.

Bryce J, Requejo J, Moulton L, Ram M, Black R, and the AHI Study Team. A common evaluation framework for the African Health Initiative. Biomedical Central HealthServices Research. 2013;13(Suppl2):S10.

Gimbel S, Micek M, Lambdin B, Lara J, Karagianis M, CUEMBELO F, Gloyd SS, Pfeiffer J, Sherr K. An assessment of routine primary care health information system data quality in Sofala Province, Mozambique. PopulationHealthMetrics 2011; 9:12.:12.