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Future Of HIV/AIDS Treatment Threatened

By Leocadia Bongben The Central African Treatment Action Group, CATAG, has raised an alarm on the gloomy future of access to anti-retroviral treatment in Africa with potentially disastrous consequences for health systems, societies and economies.   The disturbing situation was presented during a regional workshop to build capacities on therapeutic education and advocacy for access to treatment at the Yaounde ...Full Article

Over 14,000 Northwest AIDS Patients On Anti-Retrovirals

By Chris Mbunwe Over 14,000 AIDS patients in the Northwest Region are now known to be receiving anti-retroviral drugs, ARVs. The Northwest Delegate for Public Health, Dr. Victor Ndiforchu, ...Full Article

Adamawa, North, SW Highest Hit By Leprosy

By Daniel Gwarbarah The Adamawa, North and Southwest have been identified as the regions highest hit by the prevalence of leprosy in Cameroon. This disclosure was made in Yaounde ...Full Article

Presbyterian General Hospital Kumba Inaugurated

By Olive Ejang Ngoh The Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon, PCC, Rev. Nyansako-ni-Nku, November 28 inaugurated the Presbyterian General Hospital, Kumba. The ceremony that took place at ...Full Article

Lawmakers Urged To Enact Better HIV/AIDS Policies

By Orock Eta African lawmakers have been called upon to enact laws that will make the fight against HIV/AIDS more effective. This was the major recommendation made at the ...Full Article

SW Rated Among Top HIV/AIDS Prevalence Regions

By Elvis Tah   The Southwest Regional Coordinator for the fight against HIV/AIDS, Dr. Pascal Nji Atanga, has said statistics show that the Southwest Region still remains one of ...Full Article

Thousands March In Support Of Cancer Patients

By Daniel Gwarbarah Close to 3,000 people, last November 28, marched on the streets of Yaounde to demonstrate their support and sympathy to people sick of cancer. The march, ...Full Article

Why I Am A Blood Donor

By Martin Jumbam A friend was over at my office the other day when my phone rang. It was a nurse from the blood bank of the Laquintinie Hospital ...Full Article

Passive Smokers Increasingly At Risk

By Leocadia Bongben Experts have indicated that non-smokers are increasingly exposed to health risks from diseases associated with tobacco smoking such as cancer of the lungs. Following their statistics, ...Full Article

Turning The Tables: HIV-positive Patients Become Advisers

By Helen Ngoh  In a bland and sterile hospital room in the Southwest Region of Cameroon, two women, both HIV-positive, sit at a table talking to each other. Bertha ...Full Article
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