Low immunization coverage puts the North West Region at risk of a disease outbreak

The low immunization coverage in the NWR caused by the ongoing violent crisis puts the region at risk of a disease outbreak. This was revealed by Donatien Fuh Abangwa, district logistician incharge of the Expanded Programme on Immunization at the Bamenda health district during an interview with Maikem’s Diary on the 4th of June 2019. Many children including pregnant women are missing out on routine vaccines that exposes them to diseases such as polio, chickenpox and measles which can be transmitted to other parts of the region through the constant movement of persons in and out of the region. According … Continue reading Low immunization coverage puts the North West Region at risk of a disease outbreak

North West Governor condemns acts of jungle juctice by Hausa and Aku youth in Wum

Governor Adolphe Lele L’Afrique has condemned the burning of dozen of homes in Wum by a group of Huasa and Aku youth. He equally calls on the victim to restrain from retaliation that could further lead to more inter community violence. Following the murder of Alh Dere Shefu and the attack on Lake Nyos survivors in Wum the Mbororo community went on retaliatory attacks on the 3rd of June 2019, in Naikom and around Wum. According to inhabitants in Wum, a baby was burnt in one of the houses and others injured. Investigations are still ongoing for the perpetrators of … Continue reading North West Governor condemns acts of jungle juctice by Hausa and Aku youth in Wum