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2016 National Deworming Campaign in Cameroon

By L.A. Tchuem Tchuenté | Mar 9, 2016

  The National Deworming Campaign in Cameroon was launched on Wednesday, 9th March 2016 at Government Primary School Mfandena II, Yaounde by the Minister of Public Health and the Minister of Basic Education. The inauguration was attended by both national and international partners such as the World Health Organisation, Helen Keller International, Sight savers,Perspective and…

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Advocacy meeting for the fight against NTDs in the Centre Region, Cameroon

By L.A. Tchuem Tchuenté | Mar 4, 2016

On Thursday, 3rd March 2016, municipal leaders, administrative authorities, regional representatives for non-governmental organisations and telephone operators gathered together to discuss the progress made in the fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in the Centre region of Cameroon. The meeting was presided by the Governor of the Centre region and in attendance were key officials…

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Preparatory Meeting for the 2016 National Deworming Campaign

By L.A. Tchuem Tchuenté | Feb 2, 2016

On Monday, 1st February 2016, the National Programme for the Control of Schistosomiasis and Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis hosted a meeting in preparation of the 2016 National Campaign for the Deworming of school-aged children in all 10 regions of Cameroon. The meeting which took place at the Ministry of Public Health, was presided by His Excellency, the…

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Launch of the COUNTDOWN Project on NTDs in Cameroon

By L.A. Tchuem Tchuenté | Oct 9, 2015

COUNTDOWN is a multidisciplinary research programme made of researchers, policy makers, practitioners and Implementation Research specialists from the UK, USA and Africa, who have come together with the ultimate goal of generating knowledge and sustainable solutions necessary in controlling and eliminating 5 of the 17 Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) listed by the World Health Organisation.…

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Signing of the China-Africa Institution-based Cooperation for the Elimination of Schistosomiasis

By L.A. Tchuem Tchuenté | Oct 5, 2015

On the 5th October 2015, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in establishment of institution-based network on China-Africa Cooperation for Schistosomiasis elimination, was signed between China and African institutions, in Cape Town, South Africa. The institutions in this cooperation consist of: The National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Prof.…

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2010 National Deworming Campaign

By L.A. Tchuem Tchuenté | May 5, 2010

On Wednesday, 5th May 2010 the National Deworming Campaign was launched in Yaounde by his excellency, the Minister of Public health, Andre Mama Fouda and her excellency,the Minister of Basic Education, Youssouf Hadidja Alim, at Government Primary School Nkolbisson. The launched was attended by stakeholders and partners such as: the Secretary of State of Public Health; WHO…

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