14 juillet 2016

Interview: «Consult Early When You Have Problems»

14 Juillet 2016 Elizabeth MOSIMA National - Société Prof. Jean Marie Kasia, Director General of the Hospital Centre for Applied Research, Endoscopic Surgery and Human Reproduction (CHRACERH).   Professor you spoke about the health of the lady who is 52 years old and that certainly means a particular way for follow up after the birth of the baby. What are the measures that will be taken to ensure the health of both the mother and the baby? Care taken for the child will be exactly what will be done for any child.... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2016

Bamenda: Zero Tolerance For Arrogant Maternity Staff

   CHOVES LOH, Rogers NUMB (Intern) National - Société The Bamenda Regional hospital is not free from ugly practices that frustrate patients but, Management does not entertain excuses on the premise that the patient is never wrong. At Press time, the Maternity unit of the Bamenda-based Regional Hospital appears to offer the difference in discipline that inspires hope for patients. Conspicuously posted on the walls on the entire hospital are some 400 warning messages which request patients to report hospital... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2016

Alain Nteff : ''it is very important to ask ourselves how we can contribute to improve our healthcare systems''

  Beyond emotions and the misfortunes of Dr Ngo Kana and Madam Koumateke's grieving families, we hope that the sad events Cameroon has just exprienced and which highlights the chronic dysfunctions of our health system will be the occasion for all of us cameroonian to use this ''teachable moments'' for the good and the better.  Alain Nteff, 24 years old cameroonian social entrepreneur, a continental recognized leader, "Startupper of the Year" 2016, winner of the Anzisha prize in 2014 and winner of the Young... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2016

Interview: “More Dialysis Centres Have Facilitated Treatment”

   Elizabeth MOSIMA Cameroon-Tribune Gloria Ashuntantang, Associate Professor of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde 1, talks on government's efforts to handle the increasing number of patients on dialysis. What explains the fact that the number of patients on dialysis in Cameroon has doubled in two years? In December 2012, we had about 390 patients on dialysis. By December 2013, the number had risen to 920 patients. Two things are responsible for this. The most important is... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2015

Sangmelima Referral Hospital : Patient Population On Steady Increase

The patient population of the Sangmelima Referral Hospital is growing.     When the foundation stone launching construction work for the Sangmelima Referral Hospital, SRH, was laid on December 13, 2007, the wish of potential patients in the Dja and Lobo Division, the entire South Region, Yaounde and Douala alongside neighbouring Equatorial Guinea, Congo, and Gabon was to have it complete at the end of an 18-month timeframe so as to mitigate their sufferings. However, the wait was long. From December 13, 2007, it took... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2015

Sangmelima Referral Hospital Is Operational!

Work is going on full circle at the Category 2 health structure in the South Region. Work is almost complete at the Sangmelima Regional Hospital, SRH, in the Dja and Lobo Division of the South Region. Construction on the six-hectare land in the forest of Bitom neighbourhood was launched on December 13, 2007, and was due 18 months. As time elapsed, nothing seemed to be happening. The wait became longer, with tempers flaring.   Misunderstanding stole the show, with accusations and counter accusations between the contractors... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2015

Bamenda Imagery Centre Inaugurated

Public Health Minister, Andre Mama Fouda, yesterday opened the FCFA 700 million special gift from the Head of State. “Precious and most welcome Presidential gift to enhance health care in the North West Region.” That was how the Bamenda population greeted the inauguration of the Regional Centre for Medical Imagery yesterday, April 21, 2015, by the Minister of Public Health, Andre Mama Fouda.   The Minister challenged stakeholders to embrace, use and preserve the health facility for posterity. He revealed that... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2014

Over 1,250 Kumbo Pupils Screened For Heart Diseases

The Ministry of Public Health and the Shisong Cardiac Centre organised a workshop for teachers.   A five-day seminar on Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Diseases was organised at the Saint Elizabeth Catholic Hospital Cardiac Centre, Shisong, Banso, in Bui Division of the North West Region, from December 2-6, 2014, by the Ministry of Public Health and the Tertiary Sisters of Saint Francis, Shisong. Attended by 40 primary school teachers, the training was opened by the Bui Divisional Delegate for Basic Education Bui,... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2014

Bakassi: From Uncertainty To Optimism

With impressive achievements and reinforced security, things will never be the same again in the peninsula. The future is studded with promising signals when one visits Bakassi, a peninsula with immense natural resources. For one week, Cameroon Tribune crisscrossed the length and breadth of the zone, and had an on-the-spot appraisal of the commendable infrastructural strides so far executed by the State. We observed that government's investments cover some 18 ministries, with the lion's share going to Defense, Security,... [Lire la suite]
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