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Why Fake Drugs, Quack Doctors Thrive

By Nwunfor Babila Niba* Sometime in the 1980’s it was fashionable for administrators, and other public office holders to talk glibly of heath for all by the year 2000. If 200 public speeches were delivered on any given day, at least 180 of such speeches would contain the slogan "Health for All by the Year 2000". It had become ...Full Article

Medical School Launches Free Diabetes, Prostate Cancer Screening

By Azore Opio The Higher Institute of Applied Medical Sciences, IAMS, Saturday, August 15, launched free screening for diabetes, prostrate cancer, obesity and hypertension at its premises in Molyko, ...Full Article

Deadly Influenza Now In Cameroon

By Daniel Gwarbarah The Minister of Public Health, André Mama Fouda, has declared four reported cases of the A H1N1 influenza virus in the country.Mama Fouda made the declaration ...Full Article

Gov’t, UNFPA To Rescue Fistula Victims

By Edith Etong* The Ministry of Public Health and the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, have pledged to help victims of Obstetric Fistula in Cameroon.Both parties took the commitment ...Full Article

AES-SONEL, Gov’t Partner Against Cardiovascular Diseases

By Melvis Kimbi Lu-uh The electricity producing company, AES-SONEL and the Cameroon government on August 11 pledged to fight vigorously against cardiovascular diseases which are major health threats to ...Full Article

Youth Told To Intensify Action For AIDS Free Holiday

By Coretta Penn Achu Some 40 peer educators have been called upon to help save more lives through the AIDS Free Holiday campaign, in Bafoussam. HIV Peer Educators at ...Full Article

Smoking, Sugar Major Causes Of Heart Diseases – Specialists Say

By Francis Tim Mbom Doctors specialised in heart diseases and related illnesses have stated that cigarette smoking, the consumption of too much salt and sugar constitute the major cause ...Full Article

Infant Mortality In Cameroon Linked To Poor Breastfeeding

By Coretta Penn Achu Cameroon joined the international community to celebrate the 18th edition of the World Breastfeeding Week, from August 1-17. it was celebrated under the theme: ‘Breastfeeding: ...Full Article

MHO, Beneficiaries Take Stock One Year After

By Nahata Balama* Officials of the Mutual Health Organisation, MHO, and beneficiaries met recently at the Youth and Animation Centre Buea, to evaluate their activities since the start of ...Full Article

CAMPOST Launches Fight Against HIV/AIDS

By Melvis Kimbi LU-UH* The Cameroon Postal Services, CAMPOST, has embarked on a campaign to fight against HIV/AIDS. The outfit launched the campaign at a press Conference in Yaoundé ...Full Article
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