Problem Since the Anglophone crisis started in the North West and South West Regions of Cameroon, access to health care services has challenged many. Many health facilities in rural areas have either shut down or run on a low-budget alongside inadequate medical staff and resources. This has left many pregnant women to cater for themselves. Some are living in the bush without any form of health care or access to basic necessities. They sleep in huts with no mosquito nets and are open to infections from insects and other crawling creatures. Others have braced the odds to register for antenatal … Continue reading BornFyne Connects Pregnant Women With Health Providers
BAYA Social Enterprise is braving the security challenges in Bamenda, North West Cameroon to continue to provide pertinent sexual education and prevention services to girls. “Let parents call a spade, a spade when it comes to providing sex and STI prevention education to adolescents at home. Let parents educate their kids about sex and the consequences of risky sexual activity so they can make informed choices,” says Mme Acha Zita of the North West Delegation of Social Affairs during the Nyanga Health Dialogue session with girl leaders, organized by BAYA Social Enterprise at the Cameroon Baptist Convention Nkwen, Bamenda on … Continue reading SEX EDUCATION AT HOME IS NOT A TABOO
Many women around the world are dying during childbirth because they do not trust the health care systems of their countries.This was revealed by Kathleen Hill, Team Lead, Maternal Child Survival Program United States during the 2018 Partner’s Forum, a global health conference organized by the Union government in association with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) in New Delhi, India. “Some of these women do not have access to the health care due to financial and geographical reasons while others have been maltreated or had a bad experience in delivery which makes them not trust the … Continue reading Lack of Trust in Our Health Systems increases Maternal Mortality
A week-long training on Human Rights and Gender Based Violence GBV and the use of ICT in preventing gender based violence, organized by HOFNA will take place in Bamenda capital of the North West Region, from the 2nd to the 8th of November 2018. The training aims at coaching young women aged 16 to 24 from the NWR (teenage mothers, students, victims of gender based violence, school drop outs, internally displaced young women and young women passionate about promoting women’s human rights), on how to use the social media and blogging to address GBV. They will also be trained on … Continue reading Young women in the NWR, to get training on Human Rights and Gender Based Violence.
“Entrepreneurship and servant leadership; inspiring the next generation of female leaders in Cameroon”, is the theme of this year’s 2018 girl’s leadership boot camp, organized by Hope for the Needy Association Cameroon (HOFNA). Launched on the 28th of August 2018, … Continue reading Over 50 young Girls in the North West Region gets training on Leadership Skills.