Community surveillance strategies for malaria: Opportunities and perspectives for improving malaria surveillance in Cameroon

Apr 19
2:00 PM–3:30 PM WAT
Registration Closed


Please join the Directorate of Healthcare Organization and Health Technology and the National Malaria Control Program of the Ministry of Health of Cameroon with other distinguished guests for a discussion on progress and prospects for the malaria surveillance program of Cameroon’s community health strategy, hosted by ICF.

The webinar, in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Cameroon, is one of the activities hosted in recognition of the 15th annual World Malaria Day. The theme of 2022 World Malaria Day is “Advance Equity. Build Resilience. End Malaria.”

Please note: The webinar will be bilingual—French and English—with no translation.

Additional time zones are noted here: 1-2:30 PM GMT and 9-10:30 AM EDT.

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Presenters and Panelists

  • Professor Eugene Sobngwi (or designated representative), Director, Ministry of Public Health, Directorate of Healthcare Administration and Medical Technology (in charge of community health): Community surveillance’s role in the National Strategic Plan for Community Health

  • Dr. Dorothy Fosah Achu, Permanent Secretary, National Malaria Control Program (NMCP): Perspectives and prospects of the community-based approach in strengthening malaria surveillance at the community level

  • Dr. Judith Hedje, U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative, Cameroon
  • Hans Ferry Wandji, NFM3 Focal Point, Ministry of Public Health, Health Information Unit: Opportunities of DHIS2 to improve community surveillance

  • Dr. Seydou Fomba, Mali Team Lead, ICF: Example of capacity building for community surveillance in Mali

  • Dr. Etienne Nnomzo’o, Malaria Technical Advisor, World Health Organization, Cameroon: Moderator

  • Eric Boyle, Senior Vice President, ICF: Welcoming remarks

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