WELCOME TO BUEA REGIONAL HOSPITAL

WELCOME TO BUEA REGIONAL HOSPITAL

The Regional Hospital Buea is a Category 3 hospital with Capability of providing quality Care to Cameroonians in the South West Region and beyong. With its staff strength of 279 staff, this facility has 20 departments, with 16 specialists and 30 general practitioners, 180 nurses and 20 laboratory staff. Strategic in its Health Care provision in this region, the Regional Hospital Buea provides 24 hours services to patients and also serves as a teaching hospital for many institutions of higher learning including the Faculty of health Sciences, University of Buea.Our health facility is also a hub for research in the medical sciences and beyong. With the ongoing development within this facility, we will in the near future welcome an Imagery Center, a modern ICU and 36 Private/VIP wards. Our institution played a pivotal role in the fight against Covid-19 with the 1st and largest Covid-19 Treatment Centre in the South West Region, with very excellent recovery rates. We are committed to excellent customer services, affordable Health Care provision. Excellent clinical medicine, good hospital hygiene, world class research and the training of medical staff for the benefit of all Cameroonians. Welcome to the Regional Hospital Buea.

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ABOUT BUEA REGIONAL HOSPITAL

The Buea Regional Hospital is an Intermediate Level, category 3 Health Facility that serves as one of the main referral hospitals in the South West Region of Cameroon. It`s main missions are the implementation of the Health Sector Strategy of the Ministry of Public Health at its level, and in this line it carries out Case Management of both communicable and noncommunicable diseases,disease prevention activities, and health promotion activities. Some of these activities include; curative care according to standards of the main maternal, neonatal, child and adolescents health problems, the curative care of chronic noncommunicable diseases and communicable diseases as HIV/ AIDS at the health facility level, health promotion activities such as community actions for health promotion during outreach activities in the local communities, health education and information for disease prevention during various sensitization programs in the hospital, in public places and over the media. The hospital has varied human and material resources that enables it to carry out these missions. The staff strength consist of about 300 persons who work day and night 24/7 to ensure adequate health provision to the populations of the region and beyond. Human resources for health include an almost complete set of medical specialists such as; Specialists in Internal Medicine, two Nephrologists, a Cardiologists, a Neurologists, a Chest Physician (Pneumologist); a Professor in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine; Specialist Surgeons as Orthopedic Surgeon, Visceral Surgeon, an Otho-rhino-laryngologist (ENT) Surgeon and a General Surgeon; Four Gynecologist-Obstetricians, 2 Pediatricians with one specialized in New Born Care (Neonatology), Public Health Physicians in Charge of some Specialized programs as the HIV/AIDS programs, and a Clinical Biologist in Charge of the Laboratory. The hospital also has twenty General Practitioners who work in the various units of the hospital. There are three Dental Physicians at the dental health unit, and three Pharmacist work at the main pharmacy and other programs in the hospital such as the UPEC and the Hemodialysis unit. The Pharmacist are in charge of the provision of drugs and other pharmaceutical products in the hospital. The main technical shortcomings of the medical team is the absence of a Radiologist in the hospital and the absence of an Ophthalmologist. With the construction of the Imaging center with possibility of doing CT scans and other specialized imaging in the hospital, we are more than certain that this issue will be resolved in the nearest future by the hierarchy at the Ministry of Public Health. The hospital has equipment in Ophthalmology as it was part of the sight savers These medical staff work in close collaboration with other paramedical staff and the biomedical staff in the various laboratories. There are many specialized nurses in the hospital such as in the domain of Anesthesiology, Mental Health, Physiotherapy, Surgery, Pediatrics, and midwifery. With the advantage of being in a University town, most of the staff frequently undergo refresher courses and other in-service trainings that contribute to improve the human resources of the hospital. The Buea Regional Hospital also serves as a health research center for medical students, nursing students and other biomedical students on training at the Faculty of Health sciences of the University of Buea and other health institutions in the South West Region and beyon

BUEA REGIONAL HOSPITAL

H.E Chief Dr Joseph DION NGUTE

Prime Minister, Head of Government

Dr Manaouda Malachie

Minister of Public Health

Mr Bernard Okala Bilai

Governor of the South West Region

Dr EBONGO Zacheus NANJE

Regional Delegate of Public Health, South West Region

Lord Mayor David Mafani Namange

Chairman of the Management Committee, Buea Regional Hospital

Dr N. D. Martin Mokake,

Director Buea Regional Hospital

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