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Cameroon:WHO donates medical equipment to health workers in NW region

The World Health Organisation has donated a series of equipment to the North West Regional Delegation of Public Health to help boost capacities in that part of the country.

The items were donated on Wednesday, May 5 by the WHO Country Representative for Cameroon, Dr Phanuel Abimana.

The items comprised of a vehicle computers and other medical kits, were handed to the Regional Delegate of Public Health of the North West Region, Dr Kingsley Che Soh at the end of a three-day working visit.

During the working visit, the stakeholders all assessed the level of preparedness and response of the region to health challenges especially the COVID-19 pandemic.

The WHO Country Representative noted with satisfaction the resources and strategies put in place by the Regional Incident Command System to overcome the pandemic.

The PEF project, designed by the WHO and funded by the World Bank put in place to support the region to fight against the pandemic was also under review.

The Regional Incident Manager, Dr Che Soh Kingsley hailed the project as it is yielding consistent benefits to the regional health system.

Dr Phanuel Abimana urged the personalities present for more engagement in the fight the outbreak. He called on the population who came in number to do same by adhering to all the covid 19 preventive measures and above all to get vaccinated in one of the 23 COVID-19 vaccination centers earmarked throughout the Region.

Published on 05.05.2023

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