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September 28, 2021

On the occasion of the World Pharmacists Day under this year’s theme, “Pharmacy: Always Trusted for Your Health,” the U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), donated health and safety equipment to the Regional Fund for the Promotion of Health in Douala to strengthen the supply chain and increase availability of safe medicines and essential commodities for health facilities in the Littoral region.

August 10, 2021

Yaoundé, Cameroon – On August 10, 2021, with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Cameroon), the Cameroon Ministry of Public Health, alongside other partners, officially launched the Community-Led Monitoring Project in Yaoundé.  This project is implemented by the Cameroonian association for people living with HIV/AIDS (RECAP+) which received a grant of CFA 780,470,000 (USD $1.4 million) from the U.S.

August 10, 2021

Yaoundé, Cameroon – On August 10, 2021, with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Cameroon), the Cameroon Ministry of Public Health, alongside other partners, officially launched the Community-Led Monitoring Project in Yaoundé.  This project is implemented by the Cameroonian association for people living with HIV/AIDS (RECAP+) which received a grant of CFA 780,470,000 (USD $1.4 million) from the U.S. Government to improve community participatory monitoring systems for HIV services over the next three years in 147 health districts across the 10 regions of Cameroon.  

June 3, 2021

The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS), officially transferred management responsibilities of HIV/AIDS lifesaving services to the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (NECC).  Supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through USAID, the activity entitled Key Interventions to Develop Systems and Services (KIDSS) for Orphans and Vulnerable Children will continue to reinforce local capacity to sustain HIV epidemic control.  This achievement marks the first major milestone in efforts to gradually transition management of HIV/AIDS resources to the NECC.

April 28, 2021

This past year, COVID-19 created an unprecedented global crisis, yet malaria has long been a crisis in Cameroon.  The United States is proud to support Cameroon to continue its fight against malaria.  The efforts Cameroon has made to sustain essential malaria services amid the COVID-19 pandemic are saving many lives.  Cameroon’s continued resilience and innovations in the dual fight against malaria and COVID-19 are inspiring.

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Last updated: July 12, 2022

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