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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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How BLIS is Curbing Malpractices in Cameroon Labs

The Basic Laboratory Information System (BLIS) is demonstrating its prowess in curbing different forms of malpractices within laboratories in Cameroon. BLIS is an open-source laboratory information software that provides a robust, customisable and easy-to-use system for tracking laboratory specimens, results, workflow, reports and consumables. Some 8 years after its installation in 14 laboratories in Cameroon, …

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GHSS’ Mentorship Is Improving Quality in Our Lab-Mr. Yuyun Timothy

“The mentorship by Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS) is greatly helping us to constantly improve on the quality of services that we offer our clients,” the Laboratory Director of the Bamenda Regional Hospital, Mr. Yuyun Timothy, recently said while making an appraisal of GHSS’ intervention in his lab.  The Bamenda Regional Hospital Lab boss explained …

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Viral Load Services Resume at CS St Leonie, Logbaba Health District

Viral Load (VL) Services have resumed at the CS St Leonie following the intervention of Global Health Systems Solutions (GHSS), in collaboration with other clinical partners. CS St Leonie one PEPFAR’s COP20 prioritized health facilities in the Logbaba Health District in the Littoral Region of Cameroon testing and managing persons living with HIV and AIDS. …

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