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

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

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

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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