18 local civil society organizations in the North West and South West regions have been awarded an initial grant worth 180 million CFA Francs (300.000 dollars), from the United Nations Development Programme and the government of Japan, to strengthen early recovery in the two regions. The projects also aims at supporting economic recovery and promote social cohesion in crisis affected communities. It is for this reason that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between UNDP and the CSOs on the 31st of July 2019, at Hotel LA Falaise, Douala. Out of 60 project proposals received, 18 projects with focus … Continue reading United Nations Development Programme Breaks its Silence on the Anglophone Crisis
On the 24th of March, the TB day will be commemorated globally, with Cameroon inclusive under the theme: World TB Day 2019 – ‘it’s time’. The day will serve as a platform to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. According to WHO, TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious killer. Each day, nearly 4500 people lose their lives to TB and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease. Global efforts to combat TB have saved an estimated 54 … Continue reading Over 4500 people in the world lose their lives to TB Daily – World TB Day 2019
Over 2000 women in Cameroon are being diagnosed yearly with cervical cancer and 1300 of these women loss their lives to this dreadful disease. This was revealed by Dr Njodzeven Divine during a sit down recently with Maikem’s diary during a one month screening program for cervical cancer (50% off the normal fee) at the Mbingo annex Baptist hospital Nkwen. “Cervical cancer is an in infection in the lower part of the womb that is the cervix, the lower 1/3 of the uterus when these cells start getting abnormal; they begin to spread throughout the womb causing infertility which leads … Continue reading Cervical Cancer kills over 1300 women yearly in Cameroon .
Over 30 media professionals including social media actors and bloggers drawn from the North West, South West, West, Littoral and Centre Regions have committed to combat discriminatory speech, propaganda and incitement to hatred in Cameroon. This was during a workshop that took place on the 10th and 11th of January 2019, in Douala. Organized by the United Nations Center for Human Rights and Democracy (UNCHRD), the workshop served as a platform for media professionals to examine the positive and negative impacts of their actions as well as the social media from the genesis of the Anglophone crisis till date. Looking … Continue reading Media Practitioners commits to fight discriminatory speech, propaganda and incitement to hatred in Cameroon.
Five visually impaired persons in Bamenda have received white canes and a total sum of 30000frs from a Bamenda based NGO known as The Organization for the Realization of an inclusive society, (ORIS). while chairing the ceremony that took place on the 29th of August 2018, at the organization’s head office in Nkwen, the founder of ORIS, Tancho Fidel who is also a journalist working with Ndefcam Radio, Bamenda, revealed that it is the vision of the NGO to support the welfare of persons with visually impairment.Bamenda. it is in this light that, Setah Estella, a visually impaired person and … Continue reading Five Visually Impaired Persons In Bamenda Have Received Financial Assistance Alongside White canes From Oris.