Continuous misuse of antibiotics put the human system at risk

The danger of antibiotics resistance is the focus of a one day workshop that took place in Nkwen, Bamenda on the 21st of July 2019. Organized by women’s health forum Bamenda, the workshop provided a platform for participants to discuss the quality of good sanitary pads, and most importantly, how to stay away from the misuse of antibiotics. Most women and men have the habit of taking antibiotics without prescription. Women take them especially at the end of their menstruation or when they have itches and discharges. The human body has a bacteria known as Flora, which is not dangerous … Continue reading Continuous misuse of antibiotics put the human system at risk

Two kidnapped Medical doctors released in Bamenda

Doctor Dobgima Walters Pisoh, a Gynecologist obstetrician, and wife, Doctor Fotso Sandrine, a General Practitioner with the People’s Clinic have been released after spending 24hours in captivity. They were released late on Thursday July 18th 2019 but it is not clear if a ransom was paid for their release. Dr Pisoh and wife were abducted early on Wednesday at their residence at the Nchoubou neighbourhood in Bamenda by unidentified gunmen. Dr Dobgima Walters Pisoh worked with the Yaounde University Teaching Hospital. He also teaches at the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University Of Bamenda. Cases of kidnapping are reported … Continue reading Two kidnapped Medical doctors released in Bamenda

Thousands of schools in the NWR need rehabilitation before September – Government Officials

7,086 schools need rehabilitation, 3,074 schools have been abandoned, 167 schools destroyed, 36 schools burnt, 42 occupied by criminal gangs and 3,036 schools need cleaning with over 4334 primary school teachers displaced and 211 secondary teachers chased out of 55 communities in the North West region. This was revealed during a preparatory meeting for the 2019/2020 academic year that brought together educational stakeholders in Bamenda on the 16th of July 2019. Chaired by the Secretary General at the North West Governor’s office Harry Lanyuy Ngwanyi, the meeting served as a platform for PTA presidents and teachers in the region to … Continue reading Thousands of schools in the NWR need rehabilitation before September – Government Officials

UNESCO trains youths and women in the culture of dialogue and social cohesion in Bamenda

A two days workshop on the theme “strengthening capacity in support of peaceful electoral processes and social cohesion in Cameroon”, organised by UNESCO has taken place at the BDA 1 council hall, 12th of July 2019. In an effort to address these threats, UNESCO in partnership with some local NGOs organized the workshop with focus on women and youth involvement in national and local peace building and prevention of electoral violence – broader participation of women as political actors at national and local level. Cameroon has experienced political and economic stability for decades and continue to play a key role … Continue reading UNESCO trains youths and women in the culture of dialogue and social cohesion in Bamenda

Members of the North West Observatory on the Cultural Rights of Indigenous people, strengthen their Advocacy skills.

Participants at the workshop Over 30 Non governmental organizations and media practitioners have been drilled on how to carry out an advocacy on cultural rights in the North West Region. This was during a 3 days workshop which ran from the 10th to the 12th of July at, ideal park hotel Bamenda. Organized by the North West farmer’s organization (NOWEFOR) in partnership with Mboscuda, the workshop falls in line with “Bridging the gap: Safeguarding peace and human rights by promoting intercultural dialogue in the North West Region”, a project sponsored by the European Union through United Purpose UK. About 80% … Continue reading Members of the North West Observatory on the Cultural Rights of Indigenous people, strengthen their Advocacy skills.