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  • Health Improvement Foundation of Cameroon Health Improvement Foundation of Cameroon

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Mission Statement

"Helping underprivileged people access health care services in the rural communities of Cameroon"

Description

In order to accomplish its mission HIF-CAM concentrates its activities in the following programs: Ø Primary Health Care Program: HIF-CAM works in collaboration with its partners to train primary health workers to render basic health care services in communities having no access to health care. Ø Disease Prevention and Control Program: HIF-CAM uses several strategies and health education methods to fight infectious and other diseases in rural communities, such as: Malaria, Acute Diarrheal Disease, HIV/AIDS, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis, STIs, vaccination-preventable diseases, epidemics, etc. Ø Water and Sanitation Program: With the support of its local and international partners HIF-CAM facilitates the supply of portable water and improved sanitation to communities .where drinking water and sanitation are inaccessible. Ø Nutrition Education Program: HIF-CAM addresses the problem of poor nutrition in affected communities by organizing seminars or workshops to sensitize and educate identified families. . Ø School Health Program: In many schools the children lack access to: proper d, adequate learning facilities, etc. HIF-CAM provides health facilities such as proper hygiene and sanitation, clean drinking water and good nutrition in underserved rural schools in order to improve and promote their health and well-being of the pupils.

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http://www.hifcam.org

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