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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CBCHS Explores Partnership with CRS in Implementing SILC

SEEPD Program Manager with SILC Coordinator

By Fru Rita Ngum and Awa Jacques Chirac CBCHS’ Socio Economic Empowerment of Persons with Disability (SEEPD) programme are exploring ways of collaborating with the  Catholic Relief Service (CRS) to extend the Savings and Internal Leading Communities (SILC)  services to persons with disabilities with the objective of improving their livelihood in a sustainable way. This move was sanctioned by a meeting in Yaounde on June 29, 2017 between the SEEPD Programme Manager, Mr. Awa Jacques Chirac and the Coordinator of SILC.

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BIHS In-view as MBH Graduates another Batch of Specialist Doctors


By Bonkung Handerson   Opened in 1952 as a restricted hospital to treat, accommodate and rehabilitate leprosy patients, Mbingo Baptist Hospital has grown to include a general hospital and now referral hospital training and graduating specialist doctors in general surgery and internal medicine. The seventh batch of the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS) and the sixth batch of the Christian Internal Medicine Specialization (CIMS) programmes graduated on Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Mbingo Baptist Hospital (MBH) in the presence of civil and religious authorities as well as family…

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