The Cameroon Baptist Convention (CBC) Health Services has once again been heralded by the press in Cameroon, for outstanding services to Cameroonians. The recognition this time around particularly singled out its work on promoting and championing actions aimed at creating more inclusive societies for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs).
Handing over the awards, Tamukong Roland Angong, Chief Executive Officer of World Echoes Media Group said the CBC Health Services is on every front when it comes to providing services for PWDs. “You cannot talk about disability issues [as well as actions promoting the rights of PWDs] without mentioning the CBC Health Services. That is why our press award management committee decided to award the CBC Health Services and its Director, Prof. Tih Pius for services to PWDs.”
According to Mr. Tamukong, the award ceremony targeted PWDs for outstanding performances in their spheres of life in all promoting their plight.
Prof. Tih Pius, while receiving, said the awards it was a mark of honour to the CBC Health Services and the service for persons with disabilities in particular. “This recognition is a stimulant to us to do more for PWDs, and I can assure you, we will do more,” he assured.
“Thank you for always educating and sensitizing the public on the plight of PWDs. Dedicating an award ceremony to PWDs is a mark of recognition that they are part and parcel of society. For this I thank you. Keep projecting the need for all to make the lives of PWDs better in our communities,” Prof. Tih admonished.