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

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

Cameroon: Covid-19 - South West Governor Preaches in Streets, Parks, Markets
[Cameroon Tribune] Bernard Okalia Bilai shared face masks to travellers at the parks, to labourers at construction sites, to market women and men calling for strict respect of Covid-19 shield measures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Central Africa: Central African States Say Covid-19, Conflicts Halt Integration
[VOA] Yaound é -- The Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) says armed conflict and the coronavirus pandemic have seriously damaged the economies of the six member-countries and put a halt to regional integration. The economic block, one of the least developed on the African continent, marked its 27th anniversary this week in Cameroon. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Cameroon Says Deaths From Consuming Fake Alcohol Spike During Pandemic
[VOA] Yaound é -- Authorities in Cameroon say the coronavirus pandemic has led to a spike in excessive drinking - and in deaths from fake alcohol. Consumer groups protested on Monday, saying authorities need to do more to crack down on both counterfeit alcohol and medicine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Tuberculosis In Children - These Surmountable Challenges That Continue To Persist
[Cameroon Tribune] According to the World Health Organisation, WHO, 78 per cent of children in Cameroon aged 0-14 years were not tested for Tuberculosis in 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Common mental disorders and intimate partner violence against pregnant women living with HIV in Cameroon: a cross-sectional analysis - Parcesepe AM, Cordoba E, Gallis JA, Headley J, Tchatchou B, Hembling J, Soffo C, Baumgartner JN.
BACKGROUND: Women living with HIV are at increased risk of poor mental health and intimate partner violence (IPV). Mental health disorders have been consistently associated with suboptimal HIV-related outcomes. Little is known about the prevalence or corre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Extent of Violence Against Women During Pandemic Exposed
Parliamentarians from Africa and Asia met to discuss how to improve the conditions of women, girls, and youth during pandemics. Credit: APDABy Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Mar 11 2021 (IPS) COVID-19 restrictions exposed women and girls to heightened abuse – revealing the conditions in which gender-based violence became the shadow pandemic on the continent, a recent webinar attended by parliamentarians from Africa and Asia heard. Gift Malunga, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country representative for Zambia, told delegates that during the lockdown in Zambia, 90% of calls to traditional hotlines ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Africa Asia-Pacific Education Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) 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 - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

International Women ’s Day, 2021Removing Barriers to Women’s Leading Role in African Agriculture
Nteranya Sanginga in the field. Credit: IITABy Nteranya SangingaIBADAN, Nigeria, Mar 4 2021 (IPS) Africa’s population will double by 2050 if growth rates continue their trajectory, but the creation of jobs is not keeping pace, with up to five times more young people seeking employment each year as there are new posts to fill. And, on top of this, the COVID pandemic is plunging Africa into its first recession in 25 years. But once again agriculture is demonstrating its crucial importance in times of crisis. A recent World Bank survey of five African countries showed that more people are turning to agriculture because...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nteranya Sanginga Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Gender Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Population TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Internatio Source Type: news

Another Covid-19 Threat: Health Care Workers Under Attack
A healthcare worker at a testing facility collects samples for the coronavirus at Mimar Sinan State Hospital, Buyukcekmece district in Istanbul, Turkey. Credit: UNDP Turkey/Levent KuluBy Joe Amon and Christina WillePHILADELPHIA, US, Mar 3 2021 (IPS) In the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, at a certain hour of the evening, people in cities around the world opened their windows or stood on their rooftops and banged pots and rang bells. As the coronavirus spread and the number of deaths mounted, it was a moment for people distancing themselves from others to show solidarity and appreciation for the heroic work of health...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joe Amon and Christina Wille Tags: Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Cameroon: Buea Regional University Hospital - MPs Want Work Resumed
[Cameroon Tribune] A parliamentary delegation visited the site on 17 February, 2021, near Muea in Buea to evaluate the level of construction and pushed for work resumption. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Covid-19 Vaccine - G7 Members Pledges Extra Funding
[Cameroon Tribune] This follows a call by the UN Secretary General for an equitable distribution of the vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: « Nous Allons Renforcer La Lutte Anti-Vectorielle »
[Cameroon Tribune] Dr Dorothy Ashu Fosah Kah, secr étaire permanent du Programme national de lutte contre le paludisme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence by men living with HIV in Cameroon: prevalence, associated factors and implications for HIV transmission risk (ANRS-12288 EVOLCAM) - Fiorentino M, Sow A, Sagaon-Teyssier L, Mora M, Mengue MT, Vidal L, Kuaban C, March L, Laurent C, Spire B, Boyer S.
OBJECTIVES: Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is frequent in Central Africa and may be a HIV infection risk factor. More data on HIV-positive men (MLHIV) committing IPV are needed to develop perpetrator-focused IPV and HIV prevention interventi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

The syndemic effects of mental ill health, household hunger, and intimate partner violence on adherence to antiretroviral therapy among pregnant women living with HIV in Yaound é, Cameroon - Cordoba E, Parcesepe AM, Gallis JA, Headley J, Soffo C, Tchatchou B, Hembling J, Baumgartner JN.
BACKGROUND: This research advances understanding of interrelationships among three barriers to adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) among pregnant women living with HIV (WLWH) in Cameroon: probable common mental disorders (CMD), intimate partner viole... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cameroon: Covid-19 - Who Approves Two Vaccines for Africa
[Cameroon Tribune] The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines will be shipped through the Covax scheme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Evaluating the cytotoxicity of plant-derived phenolic compounds toward human carcinoma cells
In this study, researchers from Kenya, Cameroon and Turkey evaluated the cytotoxicity of 11 naturally occurring compounds on human carcinoma cell lines and normal fibroblasts. Their findings were published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. Cancer is a major health issue worldwide, and its treatment mainly relies on chemotherapy. In search of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The effect of the ongoing civil strife on key immunisation outcomes in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon - Saidu Y, Vouking M, Njoh AA, Bachire HB, Tonga C, Mofor R, Bayiha C, Ewane L, Cornelius C, Mbida NDD, Abizou MB, Njie VM, Nzuobontane D.
BACKGROUND: Civil strife has long been recognized as a significant barrier in the fight against vaccine preventable diseases in several parts of the world. However, little is known about the impact of the ongoing civil strife on the immunisation system in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Age-related differences in implicit and explicit racial biases in Cameroonians - Qian M, Heyman GD, Quinn PC, Messi FA, Fu G, Lee K.
Age-related differences in explicit and implicit racial biases in Black Cameroonians (N = 187, 94 females) were investigated using a cross-sectional design. Participants ranged in age from 3 to 30 years, and were from middle-to-high income families in Yaou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Cameroon: Cancer - Early Diagnosis Improves Survival
[Cameroon Tribune] Research indicates that screening reduces ailments and mortality caused by cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cameroon: Polio Eradication - Understanding Why Vaccination Must Continue
[Cameroon Tribune] Though Cameroon was declared wild poliomyelitis-free on June 18, 2020, surveillance and immunisation efforts must be stepped up because two other polio types are yet to be eliminated. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - February 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cameroon: Birth Registration - 166 Million Children Still "Invisible" Worldwide
[Cameroon Tribune] Though the situation across the globe has improved by 20 per cent in the past 10 years, a quarter of the world's children under five years still do not own birth certificates. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 27, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: Maternal, Newborn, Child Health - Mortality Rates Curbed, Hospital Delivery Figures Raised
[Cameroon Tribune] Statistics from Doume Health District in the East Region show that greater awareness and the offer of motorbike ambulances by UNICEF have enabled more rural women to be promptly transported to health facilities for safe delivery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 27, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: Kangaroo's Huge Challenges, Despite Strides
[Cameroon Tribune] The project has succeeded in curbing preterm and low birth weight deaths in the East Region by about 50 per cent in two years, but insufficient equipment is hampering further success. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 27, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

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