Health. Meet Alain Nteff. “Gifted dad” with a “pregnant” Vision

Francis Ngwa Niba in Yaounde, Cameroon He is still a fresh faced 24 year old, is now a multiple award winner and has met the queen of England. For someone who is not yet married, has no child and smilingly told me he has no plans to do so soon, being called a “gifted dad” is recognition enough of the huge role he...
Posted On 16 Jul 2016
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Cameroon. A Day with the Smiling Hero Doctor

  Francis Ngwa, Kulabei Village, North Western Cameroon The bus carrying Dr George Bwelle 42, and a team of twenty seven volunteer doctors and nurses including students doctors from the USA. France and the Netherlands, arrives kulabei, a small village in North Western Cameroon region at night and a welcome...
Posted On 25 Aug 2014
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WHO-Ebola fact sheet. All you need to know about World’s most dangerous Virus

Key facts Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. EVD outbreaks have a case fatality rate of up to 90%. EVD outbreaks occur primarily in remote villages in Central and West Africa, near tropical rainforests. The virus is transmitted to...
Posted On 10 Aug 2014
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Refrigerated warehouses boost livestock and fish trade in drought stricken northern Cameroon.

  By Elias Ntungwe Ngalame in Yaounde, Cameroon The construction of refrigerated warehouses and acquisition of refrigerated transportation vans in Cameroon’s livestock and fish market has significantly improved trade and help fight the effect of post harvest loss in drought stricken northern region of the...
Posted On 06 Aug 2014
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Ebola Alert. Bush Meat now Suspect Vector in Spread of World’s Deadliest Virus

Culled from The Daily Mail, UK There was nothing unusual-looking about the passenger arriving at Heathrow from Lagos. He was carrying one of the most deadly diseases known to mankind, but it wasn’t noticed by overstretched Nigerian airport officials before departure, nor by attendants on the flight, despite...
Posted On 29 Jul 2014
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Malaria Vaccine at Last? GSK begins process to approve new vaccine

British pharmaceutical giant Glaxo Smith Kline GSK yesterday July 24 2014 submitted a regulatory application to the European Medicines Agency EMA, for its malaria vaccine RTS.S one of the first steps before the recognition of its breakthrough vaccine that could save millions of lives. If approved by EMA, the new...
Posted On 25 Jul 2014

Zambia. Where the hell is the President?

By Sylvester Munanjala in Lusaka, Zambia It might be a small and not very visible southern African country but the whereabouts of Zambian president Michael Sata 77, has been a subject of worry for his close to 15 million compatriots. After more than ten years in the opposition and four presidential attempts, Sata...
Posted On 07 Jul 2014
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Malaria Vaccine. Sanaria Inc. appeals for funds to continue work on promising malaria vaccine.

Time is fast running out to raise money on crowd funding site indiegogo for the most promising vaccine that could stop malaria in its track as the  June 5th 2014 deadline approaches. Despite billions of dollars spent annually around the world, malaria still killed close to 700.000 people in 2012. Most of the...
Posted On 25 May 2014
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FGM/UK. Welcome relief after first FGM prosecutions announced

Campaigners against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the UK have welcomed the decision by the Crime Prosecution Service (CPS) to charge the first two people in the country since the practice was outlawed in 1985. Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena 31 was charged with carrying out the operation on an unnamed woman in 2012...
Posted On 24 Mar 2014
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