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199 Days Into Covid-19 Pandemic

By |2020-09-30T10:49:49+00:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Education & Health Policy, Publications, Reports|Tags: , , |

This report looks into COVID 19 situation in Cameroon with regards to the distribution of COVID 19 cases, the situation of health workers, some key mortality and morbidity indicators as well as the weekly evolution cases; making use of data from the beginning of the pandemic up to the 3rd of July 2020.

Bulletin No 009 Why Should I Wear A Mask? The Science Behind The Wearing Of Facemasks As A Way To Curb The Spread Of Covid-19

By |2020-09-03T20:04:23+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Tags: , , |

People are required to constantly wear facemasks, observe hand hygiene and practice physical distancing in most public spaces to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But what is really the science behind the wearing of facemasks? Does it really reduce the spread of COVID-19?

Healthcare seeking behaviour of Cameroonians in the context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

By |2020-08-26T12:36:24+00:00August 26th, 2020|Tags: , |

Healthcare seeking behaviour (HSB) is defined as, "Health or care seeking behavior has been defined as any action undertaken by individuals who perceive themselves to have a health problem or to be ill for the purpose of finding an appropriate remedy.

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

By |2020-06-20T16:19:40+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

Cloth Face Masks Should be Used in the Community, Not by Health Care Workers in Health Facilities

By |2020-05-05T09:59:55+00:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: covid19, Education & Health Policy, Health, Publications|Tags: , , , , |

By Ronald Gobina, MD - Download the full article:(Pdf Version) Wearing face masks are an essential aspect of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Although medical face masks are reportedly in very short supply [...]

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