Fanfare Marks Close-Out Ceremony of HIV Free Northwest, Southwest Project

Tuesday March 21, 2017 has gone down the annals of the Cameroon health care system as the day when the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services, accompanied by the highest authorities of the Northwest Region, their funding partners, the Ministry of Public Health and other partners in the health care sector as well as the general public, celebrated with fanfare the close-out event to mark five years of successfully implementing the “HIV-Free South West and North West Project” with outstanding success stories for all to see. All roads led to the…

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CBCHS Introduces Maiden Marathon Race on World AIDS Day

By Ngala Hansel Photos: Tony Vinyoh The 28th edition of World AIDS Day was observed on December 1 across the globe under the theme, Hands Up for HIV. Within the CBC Health Services, the observation took a unique form with the introduction of a marathon race conceived by the Director of Health Services (DHS) to help create awareness about the global AIDS pandemic which has killed some 35 million people since its discovery in the 1980s. The marathon was split into various age and gender categories, each with its own…

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LCI Strengthens Capacity of Community Health Dialogue Structures

Community Health Dialogue Structures, hitherto called, Health Area Committees are being equipped with relevant knowledge and awareness to enable them better participate in health issues in their communities. The Local Capacity Initiative (LCI) project for the NW region has been empowering the Dialogue Structures across the region within the five health districts where LCI operates. These include: Mbengwi with 17 health areas, Bafut – 14, Benakuma – 8, Tubah – 11 and Ako – 7 giving a total of 57 health areas. Districts with many members in the health areas…

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