Interventions for Non-Communicable Diseases

By |2022-11-22T11:25:33+00:00November 16th, 2022|Categories: Education & Health Policy, Health, Publications|Tags: |

The burden of non-communicable diseases in low and middle-income countries has been on the rise this last decade. Despite the health financing strategies in place in Cameroon, there is an urgent need to develop better financial protection policies addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as they count for more than 31% of the mortality rate in Cameroon and present a greater opportunity cost if left unaddressed. 

Pricing of Medical Acts In Cameroon: Remarks on a Prejudicial Cacophony

By |2022-08-12T09:54:38+00:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: Education & Health Policy, Health, Publications|Tags: |

Despite regulations on the pricing of medical procedures, there are some discrepancies between public and private hospitals. This is the case in some district hospitals where a vaginal delivery costs between CFAF 20,000 and CFAF 40,000, whereas it costs CFAF 15,000 in a health center.

Double Standards Redux: The Ethics of Future Covid-19 Vaccine Research

By |2021-12-14T12:43:39+00:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: covid19, Education & Health Policy, Health, Publications|Tags: , , |

The global response to Covid-19 has been heavily tilted towards vaccines to the neglect of treatments; in fact, from the very onset of the epidemic we’ve hardly been hearing about treatments but only about vaccines, as if vaccines are the treatment.

Lockdown Preventive Measure against COVID-19 Pandemic: Livelihoods Implications in Cameroon

By |2021-01-22T14:53:56+00:00June 20th, 2020|Categories: covid19, Health, Publications|Tags: , , , |

Projections of the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy in general and Africa in particular are indeed dismal. Whilst the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) estimates a global economic recession by 0.5 for 2020

Le Covid-19 Au Cameroun : Nature Psychosociale De La Pandemie Et Perspectives D’assistance Multifonction

By |2021-01-22T15:01:06+00:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: covid19, Education & Health Policy, Health, Publications|Tags: , , , |

Le Covid-2019 est de nature  médicale et psychosociale. Tandis que les médecins traitent les symptômes des différents malades pour chercher à  rétablir l’équilibre physique et physiologique de l’organisme,

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