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Yellow Fever Cases Drop

By Efeti Mosima* — The number of yellow fever cases in Cameroon is declining, according to statistics from the Expanded Programme of Immunisation, EPI. Yellow fever cases in the country had witnessed an upsurge between 2009 and 2012. EPI holds that only 15 cases of yellow fever have been confirmed after laboratory tests in four health districts of ...Full Article

Female Genital Mutilation Leaves Women Traumatised, Barren

By Francisca Ambe & Noela Tabot* — Female genital mutilation, FGM, which involves the removal or injury to the female genital organ, has left many women traumatised and ...Full Article

Statistics Show Increase In STDs During Holidays

By Derrick Tem Kwe & Ethel Edimo* — Statistics from the Buea Regional Hospital Annex show that sexually transmitted diseases, STDs, always increase during holidays. Statistics of May-July ...Full Article

Hepatitis Is Treatable – Professor Oudou Nyoya

Interviewed by Leocadia Bongben — As Cameroon joined the international community to celebrate World Hepatitis Day on July 28 with 4.5 million Cameroonians suffering from the disease, Professor ...Full Article

Women Lack Information On Sexual Health, Rights

By Leocadia Bongben — The Society of Women and AIDS in Africa, SWAA Cameroon Trainer, Mary Endalle, has said women are ignorant and lack access to information ...Full Article

Combating Malaria In Southwest Still Major Concern

By Solange Neh & Claudia Ndobegang* — The fight against malaria in the Southwest Region remains a major concern in spite of the efforts mobilised and progress made. ...Full Article

Dry Foods And Appendicitis

By Elsie Sume* — Alarming cases of appendicitis among today’s youths has been traced to the rampant eating of dry foods. According to Dr. Ngomba Mojoko of the ...Full Article

TB Vaccine Scarcity Noticed In Cameroon

By Leocadia Bongben — It has been noticed that the vaccine, Bacillus Calmette–Guérin, BCG, against tuberculosis for children from 0 – 1 year, is scarce in some health ...Full Article

Girls Should Lead AIDS-Free Holiday Crusade

By Jude Fuhnwi — Cameroonian girls have been exhorted to champion the campaign against HIV/AIDS during this summer holiday. They were also told to avoid any misdemeanours ...Full Article

AIDS-Free Holidays Adopts Facebook To Reach More People

By Cynthia Akenji — This year’s AIDS-free holiday campaign will adopt the use of facebook to reach more people, according to the Coordinator of the Southwest Technical Group ...Full Article
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