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

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

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The Directorate of Healthcare Administration and Medical Technology, the National Malaria Control Program of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Cameroon, and other distinguished guests joined for a discussion on progress and prospects for the malaria surveillance components of Cameroon’s community health strategy, facilitated by ICF.

The webinar was one of the activities presented by the Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Cameroon 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 was bilingual—French and English—with no translation. 

View the video below.

Presenters and Panelists

  • Professor Eugene Sobngwi, 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, US 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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