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Cervical Cancer Unit

Cervical cancer is the 2nd most common gyneacological cancer after breast cancer. Worldwide there are around 550.000 cases with 288.000 fetal cases annually. This disease is essentially preventable. It evolves very slowly. This pathology is divided into 3 stages which are: low, intermediate, and high-grade lesions, after which is invasive cancer. From the initial low-grade…

Performance Financing

Based Financing abbreviated PBF is a form of serviceprovider payment where payment depends explicitly on the degree to which providers achieve certain pre-established verified performance indicators. It was started in Cameroon in 2011 in the Litoral Region and extended to the southwest region in 2012. The aim of PBF is to improve the quality and…

Laboratory Unit

The Buea Regional Hospital Laboratory is a multidisciplinary laboratory which provides clinical laboratory services (Microbiology/ Bacteriology, Biochemistry, Haematology, Parasitology, and Serology/immunoserology) to both in- and out-patients from within and without Buea. It was accredited for HIV testing in 2017 by SANAS (South African National Accreditation System) and has successfully been maintained following yearly audits till…

Benefits of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding initiation should start early (30 minutes) after birth and breast milk should be given alone for the first 6 months of life without adding water and other foods. Only in very few medical conditions is it not advised. Early initiation enables the flow of colostrum, the ‘first milk’ within 24 hours and effective ‘white…

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