Cameroon: 34th World Aids Day - Students Sensitised On Social Media Dangers
[Cameroon Tribune] An educative talk between African Synergy and leaders of different school health clubs took place at the Lyc ée Général Leclerc yesterday, November 24, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: HIV - First Long-Acting Injection Approved in the UK
[Cameroon Tribune] The shot called Cabenuva is a bimonthly treatment in the United Kingdom. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 24, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: HIV - First Long-Acting Injection Approved
[Cameroon Tribune] The shot called Cabenuva is a bimonthly treatment in the United Kingdom. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 24, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: Brain Health Careers - Students, Young Doctors Urged to Take Greater Interest
[Cameroon Tribune] This year's Brain Week in Cameroon and World Brain Day celebrations were concluded on November 6, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Fewer Than 300 of 300,000 State Workers Have Had Covid-19 Shot - Authorities
[VOA] Yaounde -- Authorities in Cameroon say fewer than 300 of a targeted 300,000 state workers have agreed to be vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks into a campaign. Some civil servants who spoke to VOA hold a mistaken belief that the virus is no longer a threat in Cameroon. But health officials say vaccinations in the Central African state must be stepped up amid concerns about another wave of infections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Fight Against HIV - African Synergy Fetes 19th Anniversary
[Cameroon Tribune] Founded by Cameroon's First Lady, Chantal Biya, the association of African First Ladies continues to curb HIV and Suffering in Africa and beyond. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: Improving On Health Care - Healthlane Launches Activity
[Cameroon Tribune] It will go a long way to enable the population to monitor their health with little difficulties. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Incidence, causes and factors associated with torso injury in Cameroon: a community-based study - Wepngong E, Christie SA, Oke R, Motwani G, Chendjou W, Azemafac K, Nour FMA, Dickson D, Dicker R, Juillard C, Chichom-Mefire A.
BACKGROUND: Morbidity and mortality linked to injury has become an increasingly important public health concern worldwide, especially in developing countries. Despite the potentially severe nature of torso injury, little is known about the population-based... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cameroon: Host Reports Cholera Ahead of African Soccer Tournament
[VOA] Yaounde -- Health workers in Cameroon are fighting a cholera outbreak that claimed 13 lives this week in two major cities of the central African state. The outbreak, which has affected several hundred people, comes as Cameroon prepares to host the African Football Cup of Nations, or AFCON, in about two months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: As Cameroon Celebrates Brain Health - Beware of Sclerosis, Stroke, Covid-19 Neuroinflammation!
[Cameroon Tribune] The themes of this year's "Brain Week in Cameroon" and "World Brain Day" celebrations focus on these emergent health challenges. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Foumbot - New Sultan Lays Referral Hospital Foundation Stone
[Cameroon Tribune] His Majesty Mforifoum Mbombo Njoya Nabil chaired the event for the construction of Cameroon's pioneer private referral hospital on October 27, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Kette, Mbotoro Subdivisions - CERAC Offers Health Equipment, Farming Tools
[Cameroon Tribune] Donated on October 30, 2021 the gifts are intended to improve health and the autonomy of the rural woman. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: UNFPA-Cameroon Cooperation - Over 147,000 Assisted Deliveries Recorded in 2021
[Cameroon Tribune] This achievement, which significantly helped in curbing maternal mortality in the country, was made known recently in Yaounde at an advocacy fund raiser organised by the UN agency. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: Centre Pasteur Cameroun - French Virologist At the Helm
[Cameroon Tribune] Dr Mirdad Kazanji was appointed by Presidential Decree No. 2021/588 of October 7, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Cameroon Nurses Seek Extra Care for the Terminally Ill
[VOA] Bamenda -- Nurses in Cameroon are marking this year's World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (October 9) with visits to terminally ill patients in the country's restive North-West and South-West regions. The regions' ongoing separatist conflict has left hundreds of patients unable to receive regular in-home hospice care. Cameroon's nurses are calling for that to change. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: African Medicines Agency - Better Regulation Is Imperative
[Cameroon Tribune] The organ will effectively address the issue of the availability and quality of medical products in Africa as well its production and distribution. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Combating Roadside Drugs - Pharmacists Call for Greater Collaboration
[Cameroon Tribune] This was during the 11th edition of the international day of the pharmacist, on September 25, 2021 in Douala. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Cameroon Humanitarian Crisis Worsens
[CAJ News] The dust has settled on the ethnic clashes that recently left at least 12 people dead in northern Cameroon but humanitarian needs are escalating. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: CHRACERH - First Lady's Special Gifts to Babies
[Cameroon Tribune] The three babies were conceived via In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and delivered last week at the reproductive hospital in Yaounde. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 23, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: Cameroon's Community Leaders Drive Demand for Covid-19 Vaccines
[WHO-AFRO] Yaound é -- Local leaders, working with over 2300 community mobilizers and 1450 vaccination teams, were crucial to the success of a rapid COVID-19 vaccination drive that saw 52 000 people vaccinated across Cameroon in just five days in July. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Meet Africa's New Generation of Health Innovators
[New Dawn] DAKAR, Senegal/GENEVA, Switzerland, 16 September 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers& Associations (IFPMA) and Speak Up Africa, have announced Conrad Tankou, CEO, GIC Space (Cameroon); John Mwangi, CEO, Daktari Media (Kenya) and Imodoye Abioro, CEO, Healthbotics (Nigeria) as the winners of the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Buea - Igniting Drawing Skills in Children
[Cameroon Tribune] The initiator of the project said it is a means of communication and earning a living. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: Back-to-School - Classes Begin in Earnest
[Cameroon Tribune] Pupils and students nationwide have gone back to their various classrooms for the 2021/2022 academic year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: National Blood Transfusion Centre - New Faces to Move Agenda Forward
[Cameroon Tribune] A Presidential Decree appoints the Chairman of the Management Committee and Deputy Director General of the Centre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Unwanted Pregnancies - Helping Young People to Say 'No' to Sex
[Cameroon Tribune] Peer educators in the North Region have for three years been empowering young people under the Maternal, Newborn and Infant Health Support Project, MNISHP. After receiving training from the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 31, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: Maternal, Newborn, Infant Health - Considerable Improvements in Past Three Years
[Cameroon Tribune] This follows the rollout in Cameroon of the Islamic Development Bank, IsDB-funded Maternal, Newborn and Infant Health Support Project, MNIHSP. Implemented with the technical backup of the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF and the United Nations Popul (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 31, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: Maternal Mortality, Morbidity - Health Facilities As One Another's Keepers
[Cameroon Tribune] Under the Maternal, Newborn and Infant Health Support Project, Obstetrics and Newborn Emergency Care, SUNU networks were created in 2020 by Adamawa Regional health authorities to encourage women to consult and deliver in hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 26, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: Adamawa Region - 16 Per Cent Increase in Hospital-Assisted Births
[Cameroon Tribune] This is one of the dividends of the Islamic Development Bank, IsDB-funded Maternal, Newborn and Infant Health Support Project, MNIHSP in four health districts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 26, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Rwanda: Afrobasket2021 - Cameroon-South Sudan Game Canceled Due to Covid-19 Protocols
[New Times] FIBA has canceled the game between Cameroon and South Sudan that was scheduled to take place today, August 25. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Astrazeneca - Govt Awaits New Consignment
[Cameroon Tribune] The first stock of the vaccine expired on August 23, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Maternal, Newborn, Infant Health - the Crucial Role of Traditional, Administrative Authorities
[Cameroon Tribune] The Maternal, Newborn, Infant Health Support Project, MNIHSP funded by the Islamic Development Bank, IsDB in four regions since 2018, owes its success partly to the role played by local opinion leaders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 25, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: Maternal, Newborn, Infant Health - Huge Investments, Palpable Positive Results
[Cameroon Tribune] Wogomdou Integrated Health Centre in Faro and Deo Division of Adamawa Region today wears a new look, thanks to the project funded by the Islamic Development Bank, IsDB. And implemented by the Ministry of Public Health, with the technical support of UNICEF (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 25, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: Johnson & Johnson - Over 10, 000 Doses Already Administered
[Cameroon Tribune] Many Cameroonians are going for the single-shot Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Central Africa: Covid Has Heightened Conflict, Deepened Poverty - Central African Leaders
[VOA] Yaounde, Cameroon -- The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened problems of conflict, terrorism, and scarce resources in Central Africa to plunge millions of people deeper into poverty. That's according to members of the regional bloc CEMAC. CEMAC heads of state Wednesday called for solidarity to improve living conditions in the six-nation economic bloc. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Epidemiology of traumatic brain injury based on clinical symptoms amongst inhabitants of the Southwest Region of Cameroon: a community-based study - Embolo FN, Bellamkonda N, Dickson D, Motwani G, Mbeboh SN, Mbiarikai M, Oben E, Oke R, Dicker RA, Juillard C, Christie SA, Chichom-Mefire A.
This study aims ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cameroon: Aids-Free Holidays Campaign - 19thedition Kicks Off
[Cameroon Tribune] Peer educators to lead the crusade in the Centre Region were trained yesterday, August 12, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

An in-depth analysis of the causes of road accidents in developing countries: case study of Douala-Dschang Highway in Cameroon - Tsala SAZ, Ayissi MZ, Azeh G, Noah PA, Ebanda FB, Ohandja LMA.
This paper is aimed at identifying the risk factors that mainly contribute to reckless driving and other related causes of road accidents along the Douala-Dschang highway of Cameroon. The research work started with the collection of accident reports for 20... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Cameroon: Back-to School, AFCON - Strengthening Covid-19 Surveillance, Treatment
[Cameroon Tribune] Prime Minister, Head of Government Joseph Dion Ngute on August 12, 2021 chaired the inter-ministerial meeting on government's response strategy against the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: 'It's Simplified With Reduced Steps'
[Cameroon Tribune] Professor Francois-Xavier Mbopi-Keou, Department of Microbiology, Parasitology, Haematology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Covid-19 - Ampliquick Making Screening Faster
[Cameroon Tribune] This is the result of a research carried out by some Cameroonian experts in a hospital in Douala. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: MSF Forced to Withdraw Teams From North-West Region
[MSF] After nearly eight months of suspension by the Cameroonian authorities, medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has been forced to withdraw its teams from the North-West region, an area badly affected by years of armed violence between security forces and armed separatist groups."We cannot stay any longer in a region where we are not allowed to provide care to people here," says Emmanuel Lampaert, MSF's operations coordinator for Central Africa. "Unfortunately, we cannot keep our st (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: People in Northwest Seek Healthcare as MSF Denied Providing Medical Services
[MSF] While armed violence and violations of human rights have made the headlines in the past years, the impact of this crisis on people's basic medical needs has often been overlooked in the international media. However, according to the latest UN figures, the flare up of violence in the anglophone regions of Cameroon has pushed more than 700,000 people to flee their homes, while over 60,000 have fled to neighbouring Nigeria. Today, people's living conditions are massively affected by the crisis, an (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Mbam & Kim Division - CERAC Boosts Population's Health
[Cameroon Tribune] The charitable association of the First Lady yesterday August 4, 2021 handed over the rehabilitated and equipped Yoko District Hospital and gave diverse gifts to the inhabitants. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Medical Charity MSF Withdraws From North-West Region
[Nation] Medical charity M édecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) will withdraw its services from the anglophone region of Cameroon after months of fruitless negotiations with government authorities to lift a ban on its operations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Dealing with snakebite in rural Cameroon: a qualitative investigation among victims and traditional healers - Chuat M, Alcoba G, Eyong J, Wanda F, Comte E, Nkwescheu A, Chappuis F, Hudelson P.
BACKGROUND: Snakebite is a neglected tropical disease (NTD) affecting rural and remote populations globally, who are additionally burdened by poverty and the lack of effective healthcare systems. Delayed healthcare and use of traditional treatments are ver... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cameroon: MSF Forced to Withdraw Teams from North-West Region
[MSF] Yaound é, 3 August 2021 -- After nearly eight months of suspension by the Cameroonian authorities, medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has been forced to withdraw its teams from the North-West region, an area badly affected by years of armed violence between security forces and armed separatist groups. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: World Breastfeeding Week - Women Adhering, After All!
[Cameroon Tribune] The first week of the month of August is dedicated to encourage breastfeeding and improving the health of babies around the world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: 13th World Hepatitis Day - Free Screening Ongoing in Yaounde
[Cameroon Tribune] The exercise, taking place at the International Vaccination Centre ends on Friday, July 30, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

HPA-axis activity and the moderating effect of self-esteem in the context of intimate partner violence in Cameroon - Wadji DL, Gaillard C, Ketcha Wanda GJM, Wicky C, Morina N, Martin-Soelch C.
BACKGROUND: The experience of intimate partner violence (IPV) is stressful. One objective way to monitor it is to assess victims' stress response by measuring the concentration of their salivary cortisol, the major stress hormone released by the hypothalam... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Boko Haram's factional feuds: internal extremism and external interventions - Zenn J.
This article examines the factions, leadership, and internal organization of Boko Haram, the terrorist group which has operated to devastating effect in parts of northern Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon. It finds the group's leadership has been signific... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news