EDID Program Empowers Partner Organizations on Project Cycle, Financial Management

Focuss group analysis on Project Cycle, Financial Management

By Bonkung Handerson The Empowerment and Disability Inclusive Development (EDID) program funded by the Liliane Foundation, has during a week-long workshop, sharpened the capacity of managers, field workers and finance officers of Partner Organizations (POs) in project cycle and financial management. Over 25 participants attended the workshop that held at the conference hall of the Director of Health Services (DHS) Office in Bamenda from Monday, February 19 to Friday, February 23, 2018.

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Sabga Community Gets First Ultrasound Machine at Baptist Health Centre

Pregnant women in Sabga heave sigh of relief

By Peter Tah & Olives Akem World Health Organization’s recommendation of one ultrasound scan before the 24th week of pregnancy has never been a reality for most women in the Sabga community due to the absence of an ultrasound machine. Pregnant women in this community have had to make trips to Bambui, Mbingo and as far as Banso for a scan. The acquisition of an ultrasound machine in Sabga Baptist Health Center is a relief to the population of Tubah Health District and its environs. Irine Kiyong, aged 27, says…

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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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