Africa: CHAN Tournament Key Litmus Test for African Football in Covid-19 Times
[Nation] The 2020 African Nations Championships (Chan), the biggest football tournament in Africa since the outbreak of Covid-19, started Saturday in Cameroon. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Brave Warriors Jet Off to Cameroon for African Nations Championship Finals
[Namibia Economist] Brave Warriors interim coach Bobby Samaria Thursday revealed the 28 Brave Warriors for the upcoming African Nations Championship (CHAN) Finals in Cameroon. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Hits Zimbabwe's National Football Team Camp
[Nation] Zimbabwe's preparations for the upcoming 2021 African Nations Championship (Chan) football tournament in Cameroon are in limbo after nine players tested positive for Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 29, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Nigeria - Four Land Frontiers Reopened
[Cameroon Tribune] The borders include, that with Benin, Cameroon and Niger, while the rest will be opened from December 31, 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: 'Some Covid-19 Vaccines Have Shown Remarkable Efficacy'
[Cameroon Tribune] Dr Godwin Nchinda, Senior Immunologist, Deputy Director General, Head of Vaccinology Laboratory, CIRCB. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: World Aids Day - Massive Screening Graces Commemoration
[Cameroon Tribune] The 33rd edition of the day will be observed today with a call for people to know their HIV status. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: Management of Covid-19 - Minimizing Psychological Impact On Patients
[Cameroon Tribune] This, amongst other issues was highlighted during the daily press briefing on the evolution of the disease in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Sensitisation Against AIDS - African Synergy Distributes Tools
[Cameroon Tribune] The event is in prelude to the 33rd edition of the World AIDS Day come December 1st, 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: Management of Covid-19 - Please, Respect Barrier Measures!
[Cameroon Tribune] The call was made during the daily press briefing on the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic, yesterday in Yaounde. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Cameroon AIDS Month - UNICEF Partners Councils to Improve Access to Health Services
[Cameroon Tribune] The three-month project with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Civic Education targets youth and adolescents in three councils in the Centre and East Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Updates On the Global Fund's Funding Cuts in Cameroon and the Covid-19 Situation
[GFO] Global Fund withholds ?10 million from Cameroon for failing to meet co-financing commitments (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: Tackle the Threat Head-On
[Cameroon Tribune] News that a dangerous bird flu is looming across the globe and touching countries and continents where Cameroon imports chicks for local poultry production is utterly disturbing. The avian influenza, as the deadly disease is called, is already reportedly causing a scare in Europe and fears that such could hit Africa and Cameroon are very rife. Obviously so as globalisation easily shares problems. The ravaging Coronavirus pandemic, that broke out in Wuhan, China but quickly spread to the rest of the world, (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: I'm Helping Fight Covid-19 in Cameroon
[Africa Renewal] My name is Dr. Essama Azeme M. Lafortune and I'm 24 years old. I am a medical doctor and I live in Cameroon's capital city, Yaounde. I work at a specialized centre for COVID-19 at the Central Hospital of Yaounde. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Doctors Without Borders Responds to School Shooting in Kumba, Cameroon
[MSF] Following this morning's school shooting in Kumba, South-West Cameroon, Doctors Without Borders launched a mass casualty plan, responding with our ambulance service and surgical care in the Presbyterian General Hospital (PGH), Kumba. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Teeth Whitening - Secret to a Magic Smile
[Cameroon Tribune] This activity seems to be an obligation for many who think beauty depends on the colour of their teeth. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: MSF Activates Emergency Care for Children Aged 10 to 15
[MSF] Following this morning's school shooting in Kumba, South-West Cameroon, Doctors Without Borders launched a mass casualty plan, responding with our ambulance service and surgical care in the Presbyterian General Hospital (PGH), Kumba. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Attackers have opened fire on a private school in Southwest Cameroon, killing at least four children. Local authorities blame Anglophone...
Assailants storm private school in city of Kumba, Southwest Region, killing at least four students. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cameroon: Big G Baba Against Skin Depigmentation
[Cameroon Tribune] He spits fire in his recent hit titled "Njansang" whose video was released October 11, 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

US Ice officers 'used torture to make Africans sign own deportation orders': Cameroonians say officers choked, beat and threatened to...
Cameroonians say officers choked, beat and threatened to kill them, as lawyers tell of pre-election removal drive (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cameroon: Yaounde Central Hospital - Details About the Missing Baby
[Cameroon Tribune] Authorities at the hospital say the poor interpretation of the echography is the cause of the unfortunate situation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Covid-19 - Another Vaccine Proposed
[Cameroon Tribune] The jab manufactured by a drug producing company known as Pfizer is currently under clinical trials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Microfinance programs and domestic violence in northern Cameroon; the case of the Familial Rural Income Improvement Program - Eze Eze D.
The aim of this paper is to examine the relationship between female participation to the familial rural income improvement program (PARFAR) and domestic violence in the rural northern Cameroon. To achieve this, two hypothesis based respectively on the theo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cameroonian asylum-seekers accuse US of forcing deportation
A group of asylum seekers from Cameroon facing deportation back to their conflict-ridden native country say they were pressured with force by U.S. immigration officers to sign their deportation paperwork (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Gendering Agriculture so Women Take the Lead in Feeding Africa
Rhoda Tumusiime, IITA Board Member, Former African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, and Chairperson, HOPE   Steven Cole, Senior Scientist and Gender Research Coordinator, IITABy Rhoda Tumusiime and Steven ColeIBADAN, Nigeria, Oct 12 2020 (IPS) Africa’s hopes of feeding a population projected to double by 2050 amidst a worsening climate crisis rest on huge investments in agriculture, including creating the conditions so that women can empower themselves and lead efforts to transform the continent’s farming landscape. Rhoda TumusiimeAs we celebrate the 2020 International Day of Rural ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rhoda Tumusiime and Steven Cole Tags: Africa Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Food & Agriculture Gender Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Source Type: news

Cameroon: School Resumption - Strict Barrier Measures in Place
[Cameroon Tribune] Most of the schools visited in Douala on October 5, 2020 were determined to keep Covid-19 at bay. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: 'Penal Code Does Not Condemn Abortion, but Restricts It'
[Cameroon Tribune] Despite the numerous risks involved in carrying out abortion, the Cameroon Society of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians is talking about "safe abortion". What exactly do you mean by safe abortion? (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 28, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Effect of soil geomechanical properties and geo-environmental factors on landslide predisposition at Mount Oku, Cameroon - Djukem WDL, Braun A, Wouatong ASL, Guedjeo C, Dohmen K, Wotchoko P, Fernandez-Steeger TM, Havenith HB.
In this work, we explored a novel approach to integrate both geo-environmental and soil geomechanical parameters in a landslide susceptibility model. A total of 179 shallow to deep landslides were identified using Google Earth images and field observations... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Cameroon: Polio Vaccination - Explaining Recurrent Low Risk Perception, Parental Refusal
[Cameroon Tribune] Surprisingly, the toughest resistance to the vaccination of children against the debilitating disease is from residents of Bafoussam, Douala and Yaounde. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - September 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: Polio Eradication - Stanley Enow Rounds Up Promotion Tour
[Cameroon Tribune] He was in the Littoral and Centre Regions for three days to raise awareness on the benefits of vaccination. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Polio Eradication - 'There Is Resistance, but Many People Listen to Me'
[Cameroon Tribune] Cameroonian star rapper, Stanley Enow, held a press conference in Yaounde on September 10, 2020 to close a three-day tour to raise awareness on polio vaccination. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Owing to Covid-19 - Air Ticket Sales, Travel Agencies Still in Shock
[Cameroon Tribune] The pandemic has posed record challenges to the world, including the international air transport sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Incidence of recreational sports-related sudden cardiac arrest in participants over age 12 in a general African population - Tchanana GMK, Ngantcha M, Yuyun MF, Ajijola OA, Mbouh S, Tchameni SCT, Suliman A, Bonny A.
BACKGROUND: The incidence of sports-related sudden cardiac arrest (SrSCA) in sub-Saharan Africa is unknown. Objective: To determine the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in non-competitive athletes in an urban population of Cameroon, a country in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

South Africa: UCT Professor's Research Offers Hope of Treatment for Sickle Cell Anaemia
[GroundUp] In a study performed in Cameroon, UCT professor Ambroise Wonkam has identified genetic factors which protect some patients from the effects of sickle cell anemia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The impact of the Anglophone conflict on women and children and their advocacy for peace in Cameroon - Ashu GM.
The paper examines the impact of the Anglophone conflict on women and children and the initiatives the women have taken to bring peace to their regions. It analysis series of documents that have been written on the conflict to identify the impact on women ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Africa: Wild Polio Virus - Africa Continent Certified Polio-Free
[Cameroon Tribune] The announcement was made during a virtual live stream session of the 70th WHO Regional Committee for Africa, on August 25, 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - August 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: How Covid-19 Sways Cash-Strapped Country Into Debt Relief
[Africa In Fact] Prior to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Cameroon, an oil exporter with a bloated bureaucracy, was still reeling from the 2014-2016 oil price collapse - one of the most significant oil price slumps in modern times. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pesticide usage and occupational hazards among farmers working in small-scale tomato farms in Cameroon - Tambe AB, Mbanga BMR, Nzefa DL, Nama MG.
BACKGROUND: Agriculture is undoubtedly the backbone of the Cameroonian economy, and other economic activities thrive only if production in this sector is assured. It has been estimated that approximately 25 million agricultural workers worldwide experience... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Cameroon: Fight Against Covid-19 - Focal Points Instructed to Facilitate Screening
[Cameroon Tribune] Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute gave instructions to members of government on the effective ways of eradicating the coronavirus pandemic, yesterday August 20, 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Cameroon: Eliminating Malnutrition - Hon. Monjowa Lifaka Made Nutrition Ambassador
[Cameroon Tribune] The Deputy House Speaker was distinguished on August 12, 2020 by SUN Movement. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

From the mother to the child: the intergenerational transmission of experiences of violence in mother-child dyads exposed to intimate partner violence in Cameroon - Wadji DL, Ketcha Wanda GJM, Wicky C, Morina N, Martin-Soelch C.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a widespread social problem with serious consequences for the health of both women and their children. However, little is known about the combined effect of maternal childhood abuse and current exposure to IPV with respec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cameroon: Tomato Farmers Count Losses to Wild Weather and Lockdown
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -- Too little rainfall and then too much has paired with coronavirus impacts in Central Africa, leaving growers struggling (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

COVID-19: Smarter Response & Recovery Measures Can Help Preserve Human Rights in Africa
This article originally appeared in Africa Renewal—a UN publication focusing on African news and analysis. www.un.org/africarenewal.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The post COVID-19: Smarter Response & Recovery Measures Can Help Preserve Human Rights in Africa appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: “Social cohesion is bu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Angela Lusigi and Achievement Dhlakama Tags: Africa Aid Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Cameroon: Cameroon Adopts 3T Strategy but Emergency Fund Remains Cloudy
[Africa In Fact] Cameroon is one of the most badly hit countries by the coronavirus in Sub-Saharan Africa. By 11 July, the country had recorded 15,173 cases, emerging with about half of the total number of cases in the central African sub-region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence during the confinement period of the COVID-19 pandemic: exploring the French and Cameroonian public health policies - Tochie JN, Ofakem I, Ayissi G, Endomba FT, Fobellah NN, Wouatong C, Temgoua MN.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an unprecedented pandemic. COVID-19 is a highly contagious and potentially fatal respiratory infection which has spread within three months of its outbreak to more than 173 countries, causing 3.7 million infections and 256... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The World Needs You. Now.
Yasmine Sherif is Director, Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jul 20 2020 (IPS) “We may all come on different ships, but we are in the same boat now,” Martin Luther King Jr once said. His timeless wisdom rings truer than ever today for the many challenges the world is facing. COVID-19, continued armed conflicts and forced displacement, climate-change induced disasters, deep divides and widespread discrimination mark the human family in the 21st century. Yasmine SherifWhile COVID-19 is indeed a health crisis, the state of the world is in a bigger, multi-dimensional crisis. The one safe solution is...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Cameroon: Coronavirus Snatches Scarce Jobs
[Africa In Fact] When Cameroon closed universities, primary and high schools on 17 March as part of preventive measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus, Tongwa Francis was left without a job. The energetic young man had been making a living by offering part-time teaching services at private high schools in the capital Yaounde. But then, the coronavirus emerged, causing Tongwa's source of income to vanish. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Yaounde Paediatric Hospital - Siamese Twins Under Examination
[Cameroon Tribune] Both girls, the babies are joined around the buttocks area. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 17, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

UNESCO, UNHCR & EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT Call for the Inclusion of Refugees in the Post-Covid-19 Education Effort
Angelina Jolie with Syrian refugees. Credit: UNHCR / Laban MatteiBy External SourceNEW YORK, Jul 14 2020 (IPS-Partners) We must not leave young refugees by the wayside, urged UNESCO, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Education Cannot Wait as they urged more support in favour of young refugees’ education during an online debate today, moderated by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie, on how best to provide them with improved learning during and after the pandemic. “Mobilizing for refugees is extremely urgent at a time when they are particularly vulnerable to the Covid-19...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Education Health Migration & Refugees Source Type: news

Cameroon: Emotional Wellness - Application Helps to Relieve Stress
[Cameroon Tribune] The HearMe app has been designed to provide peer to peer emotional support. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news