THE NCD VOICE
Non Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Program "Helping communities become free from non-communicable diseases"
Newsletter: Vol.1 Issue 008, February, March, April 2020

NCDs in the era of COVID-19

People living with non-communicable diseases (PLWNCDs) are as susceptible, as the general population, to infection with SARS-CoV-2 (official name of the novel coronavirus). However, trends in case series and other observational data show more severe COVID-19.

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Updates
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Family matters in diabetes care
“My life took a new turn when I couldn’t feel strong as I was before, I found it difficult to work on my farm, and at night, I will urinate…
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Integrating HIV/AIDS and NCD Care within the CBC Health Services: a Pilot Model
CBC Health Services kick starts a pilot model to integrate HIV and NCD Care services in six of her facilities- Nkwen Baptist Health Centre, Banso Baptist Hospital, Mbingo Baptist Hospital,…
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PROSPECTS
Screening is currently going on at the Nkwen Baptist Health Center, Bamenda. This checkup which began on the 9th of January will run till the 4th of February 2020 at a subsidized price of 2500 as compared to 4000 FRS initially.

We are delighted to share with you, a publication by the Global NCD Alliance featuring the activities conducted by the CBC Health Services in collaboration with ECOBANK Cameroon, to mark ECOBANK Day 2019, in October 2019. This Case Study highlights Non-Public partnership in the fight against NCDs and was one of only 11 selected for publication in the NCD Atlas which was presented at the third World Forum for the NCD Alliance last February 2020, and promoted on social media and other communication platforms.

Please, find our Case Study on pages 67-69 of the NCD Atlas here

World No Tobacco Day (31 May 2020)

Smoking damages your lungs and other parts of your body, and may increase your risk of getting a severe case of COVID-19. WHO  #Anti-Tobacco Campaign month.

Screening is currently going on at the Nkwen Baptist Health Center, Bamenda. This checkup which began on the 9th of January will run till the 4th of February 2020 at a subsidized price of 2500 as compared to 4000 FRS initially.
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