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CDC in Cameroon factsheet
  • Published Date:
    October 2013
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 319.10 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    Center for Global Health (U.S.)
  • Description:
    Impact in Cameroon -- Top 10 causes of deaths in Cameroon –- Cameroon at a glance -- HIV/AIDS -- Health systems strengthening -- Field Epidemiology Laboratory Training Program.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Cameroon, was established in 1998 as an HIV/AIDS research-based field site and transitioned to HIV program support in 2008. In 2007, an historic memorandum of agreement was signed between USG and Government of the Republic of Cameroon (GRC) for cooperation in preventing and controlling HIV/AIDS, Avian Influenza and other infectious diseases. CDC’s current focus is HIV prevention, care and treatment through technical and financial assistance in the following areas: Prevention of mother to child HIV transmission (PMTCT), Blood Safety and Health Systems Strengthening (Lab and Strategic Information (SI) support). Key collaborators include Ministry of Health (MOH), National AIDS Control Committee, WHO, UNICEF and national and international implementing partners.

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