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Cameroon Emerges Second out of 49 in alcohol consumption per capita in Africa, 2019.
Posted on  : November 27, 2019, 11:28 am
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released the 2019 ranking of African countries that consume the most alcohol per capita. According to the ranking, two Central African countries, Gabon and Cameroon, are ranked 1st and 2nd respectively.
Author :  FAWOH NANCY   |  
Category : News
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Tagged Keywords: Nigeria, Cameroon, Africa, alcohol per capita, WHO
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Cameroon Adhere to UN's Call, Steps Up Measures to Combat Female Genital Mutilation
Posted on  : February 13, 2020, 12:00 am
During a Press Conference on the occasion of the celebration of the International Day for Zero Tolerance Against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the minister of Women Empowerment, Marie Therese Abena Ondoua took the commitment to step up efforts against the act in Cameroon.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Culture
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Cameroonians in panic as COVID 19 cases surge
Posted on  : March 23, 2020, 8:14 am
Cameroonians all over the country have been thrown into a panic mood as cases of the deadly novel coronavirus pandemic have continued in an arithmetic progression in the country. With over two dozen cases recorded in the second week of the virus in the country, mobilization to combat it has been strengthened.
Author :  SHING TIMOTHY MUFUA   |  
Category : Health
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WHO Boss Objects use of Unproven drugs for COVID-19
Posted on  : March 24, 2020, 8:58 am
The Director General of World Health Organization-WHO Tedros Adhanom Ghereyesus has said that there is currently no treatment that has been proven to be effective against COVID-19. He said this on Monday during the virtual news conference in Geneva. He has warned against the use of drugs not proven effective against the pandemic.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : Health
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WHO Just Lost its Largest Donor but Determined to Ride on for Humanity
Posted on  : April 16, 2020, 9:44 am
Despite President Donald Trump's announcement that the US would halt its funding to the international organization, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Wednesday April 15th, 2020 during the news conference in Geneva that its strives in responding to the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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“If there was no WHO we would have to invent one.” Some Official have Written to WHO D-G
Posted on  : April 17, 2020, 10:54 am
After the open declaration made by Donald Trump to halt US funds donation to the World Health Organization (WHO), and other threats reported by the WHO Director-General, some ten officials in a joint letter have openly declared their relentless support for the organization.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
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Tagged Keywords: officials, letter, covid 19, funding, un, us, who
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WHO with ITU to Unleash Vital Health Information to 3.6 Billion Offline People
Posted on  : April 21, 2020, 2:32 pm
The World Health Organization (WHO) together with the International Communication Union (ITU) and support from UNICEF is soliciting the collaboration of world’s communication companies for a join work to fight the COVID-19. The information was displayed on the WHO tweeter page yesterday, April 20th, 2020.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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Tagged Keywords: , communication, covid 19, itu, unicef, who
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WHO Boss Wants Donald Trump to Reconsider Funding
Posted on  : April 23, 2020, 2:05 pm
Talking to the press, Wednesday April 22nd in Geneva, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he had hopes that the U.S. President, Donald Trump could reconsider funding but added that his main concern at the time is ending the pandemic and saving lives.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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Tagged Keywords: covid 19, us, funding, who
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WHO Driver killed on Duty in Myanmar Conflict-riven Region
Posted on  : April 24, 2020, 1:21 pm
A 28-year-old driver of the World Health Organization-WHO has reportedly been killed in Rakhine State, a conflict hit region of Myanmar while bringing COVID-19 surveillance samples into the country in support of its Ministry of Health and Sports. It was in the fight between the national military and the armed ethnic Arakan Army group, which has recently reportedly booms amidst COVID-19 as opposed to the global proposed lockdown.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : News
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Tagged Keywords: buddhist, Arakan Army, driver, myanmar, who
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As COVID-19 Challenge Science, WHO Refutes the Theory that One-time Infection Leads to Immunity.
Posted on  : April 27, 2020, 7:28 pm
Some countries have reportedly announced they would be issuing ‘immunity passports’ to allow travelers get security clearance at airports. In reaction to this, the World Health Organization (WHO) has denied the theory that one can only be infected by COVID-19 once, after which the immunity will prevent reinfection.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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Tagged Keywords: who, immunity, reinfection, covid 19
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Major Film Industries Schedule free online Festivals for May on YouTube
Posted on  : April 28, 2020, 2:39 pm
A global film festival has been scheduled to take place from May 29 on YouTube to funds for the World Health Organization-WHO's Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund and beyond. This decision and announcement comes following disruption of many of such international event over coronavirus fears as activities of the film industry are also on standstill.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : News
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Tagged Keywords: who, coronavirus, film festival
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Schools Resume in Madagascar following COVID-19 Medical Breakthrough
Posted on  : April 29, 2020, 1:44 pm
Following the medical breakthrough in COVID-19 which has though not been approved by the World Health Organization-WHO, schools have reopened in Madagascar after being closed for over a month due to the killer virus. According to New York Times, Madagascar has reportedly reopened its schools and school children are entitled to face masks and a small bottle of herbal extract to drink as protection from the coronavirus pandemic.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : Health
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Americans Turn COVID-19 Blame Game on President Trump
Posted on  : May 5, 2020, 1:48 pm
Since the escalation of the COVID-19 to a worldwide pandemic, the United States' President, Donald Trump has and the Chinese Government has been on a blame-game battle. Following a tweet from the Whitehouse on May 4th, 2020, Americans have bounced back at their President, blaming him for all that is going wrong in the country at the moment.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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Tagged Keywords: united states, china, corona, who, trump
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Plane Conveying COVID-19 Kits Crash, Claiming all Lives Onboard
Posted on  : May 6, 2020, 7:45 pm
Some six people were reported death in a plane crashed near Bardale Airport on Monday May 4th, 2020. The plane, said to belong to the African Express Airways was transporting COVID-19 material from Mogadishu, capital of Somalia through Baidoa to Bardale, in Cape Town.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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Madagascar President Berates WHO and ECOWAS for Criticizing COVID-19 Remedy
Posted on  : May 12, 2020, 5:04 pm
The president of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina, has slammed back at the World Health Organization-WHO and Economic Community of West African States-ECOWAS for refusing to validate Covid Organic for the treatment of Coronavirus even after many African countries are now queuing for it. According to President Rajoelina, they are only refusing or delaying because the remedy is from Africa. He said, “The problem is that it comes from Africa.”
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : Politics
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Burundi’s Ultimatum for the Evacuation of WHO’s Representative Expires in Less Than 24 Hours
Posted on  : May 14, 2020, 6:33 pm
Tomorrow Walter Kazadi Mulombo, World Health Organization-WHO’s representative in Burundi has less than 24 hours to live the country following an ultimatum from compatriots who accused him and other doctors of meddling in the country’s internal affairs than the coronavirus for which he came.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : Politics
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Tagged Keywords: Nkurunziza, who, burundi
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US President Hits on WHO Again, Says it is ‘Puppet for China’
Posted on  : May 21, 2020, 12:07 pm
The US President, Donald Trump in a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) has described the organ as ‘puppet for China, since it has been silence regarding the subjection of Africans to racism in China during COVID-19 Pandemic.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : News
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Tagged Keywords: africans, recism, china, who, us president
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WHO Ceases Research on Hydroxychloroquine, Says it Doesn’t Work but Endangers COVID-19 Patients
Posted on  : May 26, 2020, 3:12 pm
The World Health Organization-WHO has announced that it has quit research over the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19. According to them, the medicine is not working for the killer virus. It is rather proving dangerous for the patients.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : Health
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Tagged Keywords: covid 19, cameroon, who, hydroxychloroquine
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Cameroon: Cameroon Certified Poliomyelitis-Free
Posted on  : June 18, 2020, 12:00 am
The World health Organization has declared Cameroon free of poliomyelitis which has threatened lives in the country since the year 2000.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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Cameroon: WHO Offers Medical Training to Prison Staff
Posted on  : June 19, 2020, 9:42 am
The World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Ministries of Health and Justice has offered medical care training to some 43 prison staff across the country. It began June 17th, 2020 and is to end today Friday 19th, 2020.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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Tagged Keywords: yaounde, staff, prison, who, training
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Cameroon-COVID-19: WHO Offers Oxygen Concentrators, Trains Medical Personnel How to Use Them
Posted on  : July 2, 2020, 6:39 am
The World Health Organization donated 183 oxygen concentrators and 200 mortuary covers worth about FCFA79 million to Cameroon’s Public Health Ministry and though medical personnel on how to operate them.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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Tagged Keywords: cameroon, oxygen concentrators, who
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WHO Launches New Law Tab to Better Control COVID-19 Pandemic
Posted on  : July 24, 2020, 7:49 am
The World Health Organization (WHO) in a joint project with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law on July 22, 2020 launched a new COVID-19 Law Tab meant to gather and share documents from over 190 countries.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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Tagged Keywords: control, pandemic, new law tab, covid 19, who
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WHO Gears Towards a Hepatitis-Free Future
Posted on  : July 27, 2020, 12:00 am
About 1.4 million lives are lost annually to the hepatitis viral disease. Amidst the raging coronavirus pandemic, hepatitis like other diseases continues to claim thousands lives across the globe.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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WHO and UNICEF Reasons for Children to Resume School in Africa Faces Backlash
Posted on  : August 24, 2020, 11:28 am
The call by the World Health Organization and United Nations International Children Emergency Fund that children should resume schools to limit poor nutrition, teenage pregnancies and violence faced at home has received serious backlash from some African.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : News
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Tagged Keywords: Mohamed Fall, Matshidiso Moeti, who, unicef
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Cameroon: MINSANTE Joins in Celebration as WHO Declares Africa Pliovirus-free
Posted on  : August 26, 2020, 12:00 am
Africa was yesterday, August 25th, 2020 declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as Poliovirus-free. The news was disclosed by the WHO Chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as he congratulated Africans for their de6termination towards the realization of this success.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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Tagged Keywords: africa, minsante, poliovirus free, who
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Cameroon Ranked 5th on List of African Countries with High Suicide Rate
Posted on  : September 14, 2020, 12:00 am
A report on Suicide in the world from the World Health Organization shows that in the past four years, the rate of suicide committed in Cameroon has boomed. According to the report, Cameroon ranks fifth with a total of 2867 suicide victims; 864 women and 2003 men.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : Health
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Health: Tobacco Responsible for 20% of all Deaths from Coronary Heart Disease-New brief warns
Posted on  : September 22, 2020, 12:00 am
Following the new brief released by the World Health Organization-WHO, World Heart Federation and the University of Newcastle Australia today Tuesday, ahead of World Heart Day, tobacco is responsible for 20% of all deaths from coronary heart disease.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : Health
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Health: Cameroon Joins the World in Commemoration of World Heart Day
Posted on  : September 29, 2020, 8:57 am
Today September 29th, 2020, Cameroon joins the rest of the world to commemorate World Heart Day which is aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle among people and also making them aware of the seriousness of cardiovascular disease. Cardio-vascular diseases are the number one cause of death globally claiming an estimated 17.9million lives each year, according to the World Health Organization.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : Health
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Cameroon: World AIDS Day Commemorated by Encouraging Screening
Posted on  : December 2, 2020, 8:00 am
According to facts by the UNAIDS, 12.6 million people, globally, living with HIV still don’t have access to treatment. Of this number, Cameroon.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
Category : Health
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Tagged Keywords: unaids, who, screening, cameroon, world aids day
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World Health Day: “Building a fairer, healthier world"
Posted on  : April 7, 2021, 1:04 pm
Today is April 7th, a special day in global health because it is set aside as the day in which the world commemorates Health. More challenging to peacefully commemorate this day as in the past is the fact that global health has been plagued by a deadly pandemic, coronavirus.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : Health
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Tagged Keywords: , Who, World Health Day
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Cameroon: Polio Resurface Less than a Year after Polio-Free Certification
Posted on  : April 8, 2021, 3:17 pm
Following fresh polio outbreak the Cameroon Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda has announced that as from April 23rd to t 25th, there will be vaccination campaign that targets 6M infants. This outbreak comes less than a year since the country was certify polio-free las August.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
Category : Health
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Cameroon: MINSANTE Hands Three Months Suspension to Corrupt Officials
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Cameroon: HRW Commands Gov’t to Invalidate Law Criminalizing Consensual Same-sex Relations
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Cameroon is “Blessed” with Visiting/Inspection Ministers
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Cameroonians Blast Human Rights Watch Report on Homosexuality
The 2021 report from the Human Rights Watch – HRW depictin....
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