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Cameroon temporarily bans the importation of day-old chicks and hatching eggs to guard national territory against avian influenza

In a correspondence addressed on November 17, 2020, to the Minister of Finance, Cameroon's Minister of Livestock Dr. Taiga announced a temporary ban on...
Wednesday 23 September 2020Health

Cameroon: ENEO donates XAF175 mln of medical supplies to help fight COVID-19

On September 22, Eneo donated about XAF175 million of medical supplies to Cameroon, via the Minister of Public Health Malachie Manaouda. With that...
Friday 28 August 2020Health

Cameroon: Joint-venture Sucam SA to handle universal health coverage operations

On August 27, 2020, in Yaoundé, Cameroon and Santé Universelle Cameroun (Sucam SA) signed a public-private partnership contract for the implementation of...
Friday 29 May 2020Health

Anti-covid-19 drugs and tests production process is being finalized, Madeleine Tchuenté says

"The process of production of endogenous drugs, test kits, vaccines and other health equipment dedicated to the fight against Covid-19 is being...
Friday 22 May 2020Health

Medicis Sarl to invest about XAF6 bln in the construction of a haemodialysis centre in Cameroon

Medicis Sarl plans to invest XAF5.7 billion for the construction of a haemodialysis centre in Cameroon. To encourage and facilitate the realization of...
Tuesday 19 May 2020Health

France provides XAF6.5 bln budget support to help Cameroon fight the COVID-19

On May 18, 2020, the Cameroonian government, through the Ministry of Economy, signed a XAF6.5 billion grant agreement with the French Development Agency...
Thursday 7 May 2020Health

Cameroon: The Minpostel suggests creation of digital economy development centre to boost telehealth

During the cabinet meeting held on April 30, in Yaoundé, the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications (Minpostel), Minette Libom Li Likeng, suggested the...
Thursday 7 May 2020Health

Cameroon: Pub house operators promise to reduce seating capacity by half to fight the Covid-19

In Cameroon, the syndicate of pub house operators (Synedeboc) promises to implement measures to combat the coronavirus. According to a note from its...
Tuesday 28 April 2020Health

Covid-19: Cameroon has spent XAF8.8 bln so far in the fight against the virus

So far, Cameroonian authorities have spent XAF8.8 billion (€13.5 million) in the fight against the Coronavirus. This was revealed by Elysée Eyenga, Head...
Thursday 9 April 2020Health

Cameroon: Local startup House Innovation creates a mobile app for covid-19 auto-diagnostics

If approved by Cameroonian authorities, the mobile app “SOS-Covid” created by a local startup, House Innovation, could be used in the fight against the...
Tuesday 7 April 2020Health

Cameroon: Malachie Manaouda solicits Ministry of Scientific research for the production of chloroquine

The Ministry of Public Health has requested the expertise of a special institute of the Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation for the production...
Tuesday 7 April 2020Health

Cameroon: Diluted 90% Isopropyl Alcohol is being sold by some vendors, Lanacome warns

In Cameroon, many crooked businessmen seem determined to take advantage of the Coronavirus crisis raging around the world. Indeed, recently, national...
Tuesday 24 March 2020Health

Coronavirus: Cameroon plans mass testing

In Cameroon, the government is planning mass covid-19 testing but is "awaiting test kits" to organize the test. This was revealed by the Minister of...
Tuesday 17 March 2020Health

Coronavirus: Cameroon confirms 5 new cases

Despite the preventive measures initiated by Cameroon, the coronavirus pandemic is still spreading in the country. In a Tweet posted today March 17, the...
Friday 6 March 2020Health

Coronavirus: A first case confirmed in Cameroon

In Cameroon, a first coronavirus case has just been officially confirmed. In a release signed today March 6, 2020, the Minister of Public Health Manaouda...
Thursday 5 March 2020Health

Coronavirus : World Bank Group sets $12 bln package to help combat the pandemic

On March 3, 2020, the World Bank Group announced that it is providing $12 billion (over XAF7,000 billion) to assist member countries (Cameroon...
Monday 24 February 2020Health

Coronavirus: CEMAC countries prepare a common prevention and preparedness roadmap

On Feb 18, 2020, the Sipopo International Conference Centre, Equatorial Guinea, hosted the meeting of national experts from partner countries and...
Friday 7 February 2020Health

Coronavirus : Infected Cameroonian student “is now in good health” (Chinese embassy in Cameroon)

After “medical treatment,” the 21-year-old Cameroonian student interned since January 28, 2020, in a hospital in Zhengzhou (China) following a coronavirus...
Friday 7 February 2020Health

Coronavirus : Cameroon installs thermal cameras at airports to prevent spread

The Ministry of Public Health has decided to install technological equipment at Cameroon's main international airports, including Yaoundé-Nsimalen and...
Monday 27 January 2020Health

Malachie Manaouda : “Measures are being taken to prevent any possible importation of Chinese Coronaviruses into Cameroon”

Last weekend, Malachie Manaouda (photo), Cameroon's Minister of Public Health, spoke about the mysterious pneumonia called “2019-nCov” (new coronavirus),...
Wednesday 9 October 2019Health

Global Fund: Paul Biya in France to raise close to XAF100 billion

From October 9 to 10, 2019, Cameroon’s president, Paul Biya, will participate in the sixth Global Funds’ replenishment conference in Lyon, France....
Friday 4 October 2019Health

Cameroon inks XAF650 mln deal to rebuild Kumba hospital burnt by separatists

Cameroon, via the minister of health Malachie Manaouda (photo), recently signed a XAF650 million agreement for the reconstruction of Kumba hospital. This...
Wednesday 24 July 2019Health

Cameroon : Public health workers announce strike action from August 5, 2019

Next August 5, 2019, public hospitals’ staff will launch a strike action, Cameroonian health workers syndicates Synpems and CAP-Santé announce. According...
Tuesday 11 June 2019Health

Cameroon’s Health Department sets a National Sanitary Quality Supervision Committee

In an article published on June 10, the Cameroonian Minister of Public Health (Minsanté), Malachie Manaouda (photo), informed that a committee had been...
Monday 27 May 2019Health

Cameroon bans use of five chemicals in textile production

Cameroonian Minister of Mines and Technological Development, Gabriel Dodo Ndocke (photo), issued a list of five chemicals the use of which is now banned...
Thursday 16 May 2019Health

  The national social security fund seeks Aster CMI Hospital’s expertise in improving care supply in Cameroon

If talks go well, Indian Aster CMI Hospital will provide its expertise to Cameroon’s National Social Security Fund (CNPS), in the coming weeks. Alain...
Thursday 9 May 2019Health

Nestle Cameroon trains health professionals on child malnutrition

Nestle's Cameroonian subsidiary has via its Nestle Nutrition Institute just completed two sessions of its African nutrition course in Yaoundé and Douala,...
Friday 5 April 2019Health

Cameroon: Government announces free Rapid HIV Tests from January 2020

Malachie Manaouda (photo), Cameroonian health minister, inked April 4 a decision setting terms for accessing & monitoring HIV testing services and...
Tuesday 26 March 2019Health

Cameroonian health ministry forbids public hospital services from confining indigent patients due to their inability to pay bills

Indigent patients will no longer be kept against their will in public hospitals when they fail to pay their care bills. “I have the honor to prohibit, as...
Tuesday 12 March 2019Health

Cameroonian trade minister lifts ban on sale of six baby diaper brands including Pampers

Following an approval granted to a dozen diaper manufacturers in late February 2019, the Cameroonian government has just lifted the ban on the sales of...
Tuesday 22 January 2019Health

New cases of cholera reported in the North region, in January 2019  

The Cameroonian health ministry (Minsante) announced the report of new cases of cholera in the north region of the country this January. The region is the...

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