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

UNISON urges the government to restore aid budget
UNISON is urging the UK government to restore its aid commitment, as the Westminster parliament prepares to vote on whether it should continue with its plan to cut the aid budget from 0.7% to 0.5% percent of the UK’s income. General secretary Christina McAnea said: “The last 18 months have once again demonstrated the essential role of quality public services in saving lives, protecting against COVID-19 and future pandemics and tackling inequality. “If this government is serious about addressing the global pandemic they should show some leadership and invest more, not less, in essential public se...
Source: UNISON Health care news - July 13, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News international Source Type: news

Cameroon: Aids-Free Holidays - Campaign Preparations Ongoing
[Cameroon Tribune] Through a press release, peer educators have been called to apply for the HIV crusade spearheaded by the First Lady of Cameroon. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - July 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: Vaccination Against Covid-19 - Senate Advocates Synergy for Success
[Cameroon Tribune] The President of Senate invited Senators, local administrative and elected officials to actively get involved in the just launched new vaccination campaign. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Launch of Cochrane Cameroon celebrated
The launch of Cochrane Cameroon was officially celebrated on 30 June from its base at theH ôpital Central de Yaoundé.At the launch Cochrane Cameroon highlighted its commitment to promoting evidence-based healthcare policy and practice; translation of research to policy and practice; advocating for evidence to promote access and equity to healthcare; effective collaboration, and, strengthening capacity for conducting and using systematic reviews." Cochrane Cameroon will play an important role in developing a critical mass of those who understand the role of evidence in improving healthcare, " sai...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 7, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

New Regional Advisors Will Guide Frontline Health Workers Coalition ’s Policy and Advocacy Work
July 02, 2021This week the Frontline Health Workers Coalition welcomed four new regional advisors from low- and middle-income countries to its steering committee, where they will help guide the coalition’s health workforce policy and advocacy work over the next year. IntraHealth International serves as the secretariat for the coalition.“We are working to address longstandingpower imbalances in the global health arena, and reflecting on ways to more comprehensively address health workforce needs,” says David Bryden, director of the Coalition.“We do not simply want to speak on behalf of health workers...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Health Workers Source Type: news

Cameroon: World Sickle Cell Day - CERAC Visits Sick Children in Mfou
[Cameroon Tribune] The delegation headed by Anne Ndjodo handed gifts to patients at the Mfou District Hospital yesterday June 29, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: MSF Says Thousands Lack Healthcare After Govt Ban From Western Regions
[VOA] Yaound é -- Medical aid group Doctors Without Borders says tens of thousands of people in Cameroon's western regions have been deprived of lifesaving healthcare since December, when authorities stopped their services. Cameroon accused the aid group of being too close to anglophone separatists, which the g roup denies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Crisis, says Yasmine Sherif
Yasmine Sherif in Lebanon with Palestine refugee children. Credit: Education Cannot Wait (ECW)By Nayema NusratNEW YORK, Jun 19 2021 (IPS) With financing, the number of out-of-school refuges could be reduced to zero, Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW) says, as the world commemorates World Refugee Day. In a wide-ranging exclusive interview with IPS in New York, Sherif shared her vision for a world where dignity and the right to believe in better prospects are returned child refugees – something, she says, can be delivered through education. “When you sit down and listen to young refugees in ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nayema Nusrat Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Trade & I Source Type: news

Elaboration of explanatory factors of accidents in Cameroon by factorial correspondence analysis - Tsala SAZ, Onomo C, Mvogo G, Ohandja LMA.
The aim of this paper is to examine the causes of road accidents in Cameroon. The Douala-Yaound é highway was chosen as the case of study. Available field data recorded from the year 2006 to 2011, have enabled the analysis of each accident. The method used... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Cameroon: Albinos Ask for Greater Attention, Care
[VOA] Yaound é -- International Albinism Awareness Day on June 13 has been observed in Cameroon, with albinos asking for more government and community care and protection. Those living with this hereditary genetic condition that reduces melanin pigment in skin, hair and eyes, say stigma, violence, superstition and killing have greatly lessened, but abuses have not been eliminated. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Institute for Vocational Trainers - Koica Offers Preventive Kits
[Cameroon Tribune] The gifts are aimed at curbing the pandemic amongst staff and students of the National Institute for Vocational Training and Programme Dev't. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa ’s Forgotten Crisis
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait   World leaders need to act for children and youth struggling to survive and thrive.By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jun 1 2021 (IPS) A few weeks ago, I traveled with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi to the Modale refugee site in the Nord-Ubangi province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). What we witnessed there was a profound humanitarian crisis that has left 4.7 million children and youth in need of urgent, life-saving, life-changing educational support. Yasmine SherifHere on the frontlines of violence, forced displacement, climate chan...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Africa Aid Crime & Justice Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations E Source Type: news

Cameroon: Govt Investigates Missing U.S.$335 Million in Covid Funds
[VOA] Yaound é -- Cameroon rights groups, opposition parties and local media are asking the government to publish its findings after most of a $335 million loan from the IMF could not be accounted for. At least 15 officials have appeared before commissions of investigation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: 'Quitting Tobacco Must Be the Choice of the Patient'
[Cameroon Tribune] Dr Ir ène Onana Metogo, Pulmonologist at the Jamot Hospital, Yaounde. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: World No Tobacco Day - Smokers, It Is Time to Quit!
[Cameroon Tribune] The day is commemorated today on some 100 reasons why people should stop smoking henceforth. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Upshots of domestic violence on the status of women in the city of Bamenda, Cameroon, 1975 to 2014 - Muntoh EM.
Domestic violence is a tenacious inclusive social problem with far reaching concerns at both individual and societal level. Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behaviours in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cameroon: World Menstrual Hygiene Day - When Menstruation Becomes a Problem!
[Cameroon Tribune] Besides the pain some women feel, others feel dirty, embarrassed and stigmatised due to limited means to properly manage their period. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Covid-19 Vaccination Move in Africa - Cameroon Presents Progress Made
[Cameroon Tribune] External Relations Minister presented the country's efforts during the 998th Conference of Ministers meeting of the African Union held by video conference on May 22, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Roadside surveys of drinking and driving in Cameroon - Oyono Y, Gjerde H, Acha Asongalem E, Kouomogne Nteungue BA, Bamuh E, Deuwa Ngako A, Kelley-Baker T, Ramaekers JG, Lontsi Sonwa L, Enow-Orock G, Achidi Akum E.
This study aimed to assess the prevalence of drinking and driving on roadways in urban areas and highways in Cameroon, and to determine the associations between drinking and driving and socio-demographic factors. METHODS: A cross-section... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Nigeria: Boko Haram Exploiting Covid-19 to Push Back Into Nigeria - Buhari
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari says Boko Haram terrorists have taken advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to push back into Nigeria, while still launching raids in Chad, Cameroon, and Niger Republic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Immunisation Days - Stakeholders Mobilises Towards Success
[Cameroon Tribune] The campaign will run from the 7-10 oMay 2021 and involves children from 0-5 years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Mental Health - U.S.-Based Cameroonian Therapist to Offer Free Treatment
[Cameroon Tribune] Be The Exception Counseling Foundation through which the free treatment will be rendered will be launched in Cameroon in July to cater for the underprivileged and low-income families. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Situation of Covid-19 - Contamination, Deaths Slowly Reducing
[Cameroon Tribune] Updated statistics on the pandemic as well as the ongoing vaccination came under focus during this month's cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office yesterday April 29, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Ensure Credible Inquiry On Covid-19 Funds
[HRW] Nairobi -- Presidential Directives Spurred by IMF Loan Talks Present Opportunity, Risks (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Alcohol, drugs and sexual abuse in Cameroon's rainforest - Gallois S, van Andel TR, Pranskaityt é G.
Due to global socio-economical and ecological changes, indigenous societies are exposed to an increased risk of alcohol and substance abuse. Most research on this topic has been done on indigenous communities in Canada, Australia, the US, parts of Europe a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Judith Butler: Creating an Inhabitable World for Humans Means Dismantling Rigid Forms of Individuality
However differently we register this pandemic we understand it as global; it brings home the fact that we are implicated in a shared world. The capacity of living human creatures to affect one another can be a matter of life or death. Because so many resources are not equitably shared, and so many have only a small or vanished share of the world, we cannot recognize the pandemic as global without facing those inequalities. Some people work for the common world, keep it going, but are not, for that reason, of it. They might lack property or papers, be sidelined by racism or even disdained as refuse—those who are poor,...
Source: TIME: Science - April 21, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Judith Butler Tags: Uncategorized climate change Magazine TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Cameroon: Fighting Covid-19 - South West Medics, Governor Vaccinated
[Cameroon Tribune] Public Health Minister personally witnessed the inoculation of top medical and administrative authorities in Buea and Limbe on April 16, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of crashes and associated factors among commercial motorcycle riders in Bamenda, Cameroon - W.ie C, Al-Delaimy W, Stockman J, Alcaraz J, Shaffer R, Hill L.
Introduction Crash-related injury and fatality tends to be disproportionately higher among motorcycle riders compared to other types of motor vehicle users due to the absence of passive safety vehicle components of other vehicles. Methods A populatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Surgeons to Help in Other Countries
[The Herald] Zimbabwean surgeons have been authorised to help separate conjoined twins from Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon following international endorsements of the country's processes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Health Workers Doubt Efficacy of Chinese Covid Vaccines
[VOA] Yaounde -- Health care workers in Cameroon say they are reluctant to take the coronavirus vaccines donated by China because they doubt the drug's efficacy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Anti-Covid-19 Fight in Public Places - Local Authorities to Intensify Sensitisation
[Cameroon Tribune] Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute gave the instructions in Yaounde on April 8, 2021 as he chaired the Inter-ministerial meeting to evaluate government response strategy to the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Cameroon Senior Health Official Dies At 75
[East African] A senior Cameroonian government official who has been on the frontline of the fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic has died of an undisclosed illness. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Dialysis Patients Protest Poor Treatment, Equipment Shortage
[VOA] Yaound é -- Scores of Cameroonians with kidney failure and their relatives have blocked traffic since Monday around a Yaoundé hospital to protest a shortage of dialysis treatment. Cameroon authorities blame administrative procedures and coronavirus disruptions for slowing the import of dialysis machines and medicines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon/Ethiopia: C ôte d'Ivoire - Ethiopia - Ghanaian Referee Collapses On Pitch
[Cameroon Tribune] Though touched by the unfortunate incident on March 30, 2021, both nations still booked spots in the 2021 AFCON. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Fighting Emerging Diseases - Cameroon Determined to Reduce Dependence
[Cameroon Tribune] The cabinet meeting of March 31, 20The cabinet meeting of March 31, 2021 focused on strategies of developing applied scientific research in Cameroon as well as mechanisms of strengthening vocational training. applied scientific research in Cameroon as w (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stop the Illegal Wildlife Trade: Pangolin scales worth £5m ( $ 6892320.00) seized in Cameroon on ‘major trafficking route’
Endangered species believed to be the most trafficked animal in the world (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cameroon: Septuagenarian Journalist's Cellmates in Cameroon Have Covid-19
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) holds the Cameroonian authorities responsible for what happens to Amadou Vamoulk é, a 71-year-old journalist who has been jailed arbitrarily for nearly five years and who reports in an open letter today to the justice minister that at least two of his cellmates have contracted Covid-19 in recent days. This journalist must be freed before it is too late, RSF says. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Health Personnel Take Stock of Activities
[Cameroon Tribune] This is within the framework of the traditional coordination meeting underway in economic capital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Controversy Over Covid-19 Vaccine
[Cameroon Tribune] World health stakeholders clarify doubts through pertinent questions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: House Parties Spreading Coronavirus...
[Cameroon Tribune] People are warned against the dangers of having family parties during this Easter period. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Visual assessment of commercial drivers in the South West Region of Cameroon - Vofo BN, Ayuk DA, Pe'er J, Chichom-Mefire A, Tendongfor N, Nche EN.
This study aims to assess the visual status of commercial... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Covid third wave may overrun Africa's healthcare, warns WHO
Leap of 50% in cases in three months and just 7m jabs across continent ‘infecting 11 health workers an hour’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageRising cases of coronavirus in Africa threaten to overrun fragile healthcare systems and test the continent ’s much-touted resilience to the disease, according to theWorld Health Organization ’s regional office for the continent.The global health body stated that infections were on the rise in at least12 countries in Africa including Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya and Guinea.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Peter Muiruri in Nairobi Tags: Global development Africa World news Coronavirus Kenya Tanzania World Health Organization Epidemics Global health Infectious diseases Science Society Source Type: news

Cameroon: Fight Against HIV, Stis, Covid-19 - Mekoto Population Sensitized, Screened
[Cameroon Tribune] A team of the "Social Vaccine" campaign spearheaded by First Lady, Chantal Biya, was at the locality in the Mintom Subdivision on March 5, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 25, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Francis Ngannou Visits His Home Village in Cameroon - UFC
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cameroon: World Sleep Day - Creating Awareness Against Poor Sleeping Pattern
[Cameroon Tribune] The day commemorated tomorrow, aims to lessen the burden of sleep problems through better prevention and management of sleep disorders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Medical Equipment to Help Refugees
[Cameroon Tribune] The donation, meant for health facilities in regions hosting refugees, was received by the Minister of Public Health, Malachie Manaouda on March 17, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news