District Hospital in Mamfe gets medical equipment worth 80 million FCFA after fire incident

District Hospital in Mamfe gets medical equipment worth 80 million FCFA after fire incident

Paul Biya, Head of State for Cameroon has donated medical equipment worth 80mn FCFA to the Mamfe District Hospital. This happened soon after an arson attack destroyed parts of the facility earlier this month.  This aid is called emergency aid” and was given the handover to the medical authorities, by Mengot Victor Arrey, the minister…

African report 66 deaths out of 1,597 suspected cases of Monkeypox so far

African report 66 deaths out of 1,597 suspected cases of Monkeypox so far

Since 2022 started, Africa has recorded around 1,597 cases of suspected Monkeypox of which there have been 66 fatalities. This was revealed in a press release on Thursday by the acting director of a top public health agency in Africa, Ahmed Ogwell Ouma.  According to Ouma, the African continent has not been able to contain…

Cameroon health center receives 6 beds from UK charity

Cameroon health center receives 6 beds from UK charity

CamDocUK, a charitable organization has received and also delivered 6 beds for the Kuvlu Integrated Health Center which is located in the Kumbo West Health District in the Northwest region of Cameroon. Functioning as a charity, CamDocUK has always been involved in many community and health development projects which include support for health services in…

OHCA releases strongly worded statement condemning the attack on Mamfe District Hospital

OHCA releases strongly worded statement condemning the attack on Mamfe District Hospital

The UN Office for Coordination of Human Affairs (OCHA) has come down strongly on the attack on a hospital in Cameroon’s Anglophone region of the Southwest.  Mattias Naab who is the humanitarian coordinator for the UN in Cameroon has said that the attack on patients, healthcare workers, and facilities are a serious breach of international…

The Patcha Foundation will serve the people of Cameroon free of cost

The Patcha Foundation will serve the people of Cameroon free of cost

From June 12, 2022, to June 15, 2022, the Patcha Foundation will be in Nkongsamba, Cameroon for a charity healthcare project. The project will be staffed with doctors, nurses as well as a sizeable number of volunteers. Anyone who is interested to visit the project for a health checkup is welcome.The Patcha Foundation has a…

Cameroon launches program to survey and respond to COVID-19

Cameroon launches program to survey and respond to COVID-19

Cameroon joins a growing list of countries where the surveillance and response program has already been implemented. Anyhow, Cameroon is back on the bandwagon. June 7th through 9th, Cameroon will be hosting the World Health Organization’s Cameroon Strengthening Initiative’s debut. Dr. MAMBO MAKA Albert, the coast’s regional public health delegate, presided over the launch on Tuesday,…

Ladies group distributes face masks to food sellers in Cameroon

Ladies group distributes face masks to food sellers in Cameroon

While the number of coronavirus infections has come down drastically in recent weeks, the pandemic is far from over and people need to be vigilant, following all COVID-19 norms to avoid any infections from this troublesome and deadly disease.  This is exactly the message that the organization Cefap ladies Circle Cameroon had for the sellers…

Cameroon Ministry of Transport reveals that in the last two years, air travel fell by 62% because of COVID-19

Cameroon Ministry of Transport reveals that in the last two years, air travel fell by 62% because of COVID-19

The Ministry of transport in Cameroon just released data that shows that in the last 2 years, air traffic in and out of the country had fallen drastically as a direct repercussion of the coronavirus pandemic.  Between 2019 and 2020, foreign aviation traffic in Cameroon decreased by 62% from 868,788 down to 357,564 passengers. Over the…

Effects of election violence on COVID -19 vaccinations and the dire situation of healthcare workers in Cameroon

Effects of election violence on COVID -19 vaccinations and the dire situation of healthcare workers in Cameroon

During the time period covered by this article, a number of nations in the sub-region of Africa, including Cameroon, began making preparations for impending elections that would take place in 2022 and 2023. To this point, there does not appear to be a significant threat of election violence in Cameroon.  While the peaceful transition of…

Cameroon is one of the world’s worst hit by refugee crises leading to health and food issues

Cameroon is one of the world’s worst hit by refugee crises leading to health and food issues

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has cautioned that the world is not paying enough attention to the series’ of mass dislocations in Africa, which might lead to starving deaths and prolong hostilities. According to the NRC, the nations with the largest problems are the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the country of Burkina Faso, the Republic of Cameroon, followed…

WHO Director’s statement on the Monkeypox situation in Cameroon and neighboring countries

WHO Director’s statement on the Monkeypox situation in Cameroon and neighboring countries

The WHO regional Director of Africa Dr. Matshidiso Moeti recently held a press conference where he highlighted the state of affairs regarding the Monkeypox virus status in seven countries of Africa, including Cameroon.  He said that since the beginning of 2022, there have been recorded instances of Monkeypox in Cameroon, the Republic of Congo, the…

Cameroon marks a special menstrual Hygiene day with provisions for underprivileged girls and women. 

Cameroon marks a special menstrual Hygiene day with provisions for underprivileged girls and women. 

Cameroon celebrated World Menstrual Hygiene Day by providing reusable sanitary pads to underprivileged girls uprooted by terrorism and the separatist turmoil. Some girls stated they’d never seen tampons. Sensitization teams seek to stop stigmatizing menstruating females. Hundreds of girls uprooted by the separatist unrest in Cameroon’s English-speaking parts received reusable sanitary pads, trousers, soap, and buckets…

Plumage of corruption and proselytity on the topic COVID-19

Plumage of corruption and proselytity on the topic COVID-19

It is impossible to overestimate the importance of citizens in saving the globe from institutional and structural corruption. Follow the money, as a major Pan African Movement, is taking deliberate steps to assist African organizations in adopting its tracking approach and strategy in order to fulfill its accountability mandate. The CTAP program allowed four FTM…

Еxtremists undermine women’s rights and hygiene

Еxtremists undermine women’s rights and hygiene

Donors and health professionals in Cameroon distributed disposable sanitary products to several hundred underprivileged girls uprooted by extremism and the country’s separatist issue for World Menstrual Hygiene Day on Saturday. Some of the girls stated that it was their first time seeing sanitary pads. Sensitization teams are also striving to persuade communities to cease stigmatizing…

A New Wave of COVID in Cameroon?

A New Wave of COVID in Cameroon?

The Cameroonian government is concerned about a fresh epidemic of Covid-19, which has resurfaced in many nations across the world. “During the Easter vacations, we saw a considerable increase in the number of people crossing our borders (mostly by air).” “This might lead to another outbreak,” stated Manaouda Malachie, Minister of Public Health (Minsanté). According…

Fear of COVID Reduces  Hospital  Visits in Cameroon

Fear of COVID Reduces  Hospital  Visits in Cameroon

Taking advantage of health services during COVID-19 is an important policy for improving health outcomes. However, during this health crisis, demand-side barriers to health care are equally as important as supply-side barriers in stopping people from obtaining treatment.  In Cameroon, we integrated data from the Covid-19 bulletin of the World Health Organization with data from…

Current COVID information for travelers to Cameroon

Current COVID information for travelers to Cameroon

Before flying to Cameroon, make sure you have all of your COVID-19 immunizations. Even if you’ve received all of your COVID-19 immunizations, you might still contract the virus and transmit it. In Cameroon, follow all requirements and recommendations. Follow all airline and transportation operator rules, as well as any destination restrictions, such as wearing a…