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GHSS Trains Laboratory Professionals to Prepare Six West African Countries’ Reference Laboratories for ISO 15189 Accreditation

Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS) has completed Strengthening Laboratory Management Toward Accreditation (SLMTA) training for laboratory professionals from six West African member states, including Mali, Benin, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Togo, and Cape Verde. The SLMTA programme is an innovative, task- and competency-based training programme aiming to address deficiencies in laboratory quality through workshops and work-based …

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Latest Job Opportunities at Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS)

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Latest Job Opportunities at Global Heal Health Systems Solutions (GHSS)

 JOB ADVERT AT THE GLOBAL HEALTH SYSTEMS SOLUTIONS (GHSS) Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS) is a non-governmental and non-profit making organization dedicated to seeking innovative solutions to strengthen health systems in developing countries for effective service delivery and surveillance of infectious, non-infectious, and neglected tropical diseases. We focus in three key areas: improve laboratory systems …

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Laboratories Stakeholders in Cameroon Validate National Laboratory Policy

During a national policy workshop which occurred in Ebolowa, South Region, Cameroon, from March 24th to 26th, 2022, Laboratory stakeholders and professionals in Cameroon validated the National Laboratory Policy, pending some modifications for adoption by the Cameroon Government, before dissemination.  Laboratories are a vital part of all health systems and their ability to improve healthcare …

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Standard Chartered Bank and GHSS’ Free Prostate Cancer Screening Campaign Helps More Men in the South West Region of Cameroon to Know their Status and Understand Disease Management Strategies

The World Health Organization’s Global Cancer Observatory estimates that there were, 2,189 case of prostate cancer diagnosed in Cameroon in 2020, with prostate cancer accounting for 10.6% of cancer cases in Cameroon and 25.7% of cancer cases among men in Cameroon (GLOBOCAN, 2020). In recognizing the burden of cancer in Cameroon a free prostate cancer …

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Cameroon becomes the first Country in the Central Africa Region to Adopt National Guidelines for the Certification of HIV and Related Point of Care Testing Sites and Testers

Cameroon’s Ministry of Public Health (MoH) has adopted National Guidelines for the Certification of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Related Point of Care Testing Sites and Testers. This makes Cameroon the first country in the Central Africa Region to adopt such an instrument that will guarantee quality and reliable HIV/AIDS results for patients. The adoption …

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Patients’ Confidentiality Restored at a Health Facility in Djarem Division as GHSS Intervenes

The recurrent ethical issue of non-respect of the confidentiality of HIV patients at one of the health facilities in the Djarem Division of the Adamoua Region due to the labelling of viral samples with patients’ names, instead of treatment code has been resolved. This is one of the fallouts of Global Health Systems Solution (GHSS’) mentorship activities introduced at this site in January 2021, with the …

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Linkage of HIV Patients to Care, Treatment Resume at Ngaoubela Protestant Hospital

One of the health facilities in the Adamaoua Region of Cameroon, Ngaoubela Protestant Hospital, has begun linking HIV patients to care and treatment thanks to the intervention of Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS) via training and mentorship.  Located in Tibati- Djérem Division, this health facility that follows up close to 500 HIV patients, with an average HIV monthly testing volume of 251 with a positive yield of 18, was hitherto not linking …

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Proper Waste Management Saves Over 164,000 from Infectious Diseases in Meiganga

The improvement of the waste management system in the Meiganga District Hospital, Adamawa Region of Cameroon, has reduced the risk and exposure of the close to 800 patients who visit the facility monthly, and some 164,859 persons living around the hospital from water borne diseases and other infectious ailments. This feedback was given by the Meiganga District Hospital Laboratory Supervisor, Madam Natido, while …

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Mentorship Induces 51% Decrease in Indeterminate Cases in Adamawa Region

Continuous mentorship of laboratories, and training of HIV test providers on the National Algorithm of HIV Rapid Testing and Testing Procedures in the Adamawa Region of Cameroon by Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS) has brought about a 51% reduction in the number of indeterminate HIV results (from 37 to 18) in that part of the country between October 2020 and March 2021.  According to a Monitoring and Evaluation …

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