Legacy of MBH Pioneer Leprosy Medic Celebrated at 65th World Leprosy Day

In honour of Dr. Kenneth Jones

By BONKUNG Handerson & Anguh George “Celebrating the legacy of a fallen hero is the best way to immortalize him”. This assertion is the most fitting conclusion anyone could make after attending the 65th edition of World Leprosy Day in Mbingo Baptist Hospital (MBH) on Sunday, January 28, 2018 in the hospital chapel. The occasion took a twin dimension; the Discharge of six ex-leprosy, otherwise called Hansen Disease (HD) patients and Thanksgiving in honour of late Dr. Kenneth W. Jones Jr, pioneer leprosy doctor at MBH. This year’s World Leprosy…

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DHS Tours CBCHS Facilities

By Wango Barnabas The Director of Health Services (DHS), Prof. Tih Pius Muffih, on August 16, 2017 began a tour that will take him to all the facilities of the CBCHS. According to Prof. Tih Pius, the visit, which ought to be carried out every other year, is an opportunity for him to meet and commune with the workers who may not have the opportunity to meet him in the office. It is also a moment for him to get the feel of what is happening at the grassroots, listen…

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Seven Councils in NW Region Organize Workshops on Sign Language

Group picture after the workshop

By Asheri Ngah & Fru Rita Ngum   Seven Councils in the NWR in collaboration with the Socio Economic Empowerment of Persons with Disability (SEEPD) programme have trained their community members in basic sign language communication skills with the goal to promote the social inclusion of people with hearing impairment in community life. The trainings took place for two in each of the seven Councils in line with the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in 2015 between the SEEPD programme and 20 Councils in the NWR to promote disability and…

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