German-Cameroon Forum for Medical and Paramedical Sciences CAMFOMEDICS - Relaunched

Meeting early this year at St. Vinzenz Krankenhaus Düsseldorf, the executive board members of CAMFOMEDIC, dotted the i's and cut the t's on their 2012-2013 calendar. Besides the launch of a new website, other innovative initiatives topped the agenda .In a nutshell they aim at "connecting people and resouces for a better health", a goal they plan to achieve through various projects as follows:

The PINK Project

PINK stands for "Praktikum in Kamerun", translated "Internship in Cameroon". A special forum to fascilitate  both Cameroonian and German students/graduates to do their internships in Cameroon. This project creates a portal about the possibility of an internship, clinical traineeship and practical year for medical students and nursing careers in Cameroon. This includes information about medical equipment, teaching hospitals (sizes, equipment, specialist departments and services), possibilities for accommodation and contact persons on location.

Contact persons:
Mrs. Claparede Cameni (MD): cameni@camfomedics.infoThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Mr. Patrick Tambou (MD): tambou@camfomedics.info


The SAAP Project

 

SAAP or Students Academic Assistance Program is a mentoring program for individuals, on a one-to-one basis as well as for groups to promote academic, professional and personal development.
Contact persons:
Hr. William Nana (MD),  nana@camfomedics.infoThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Hr. Patrick Tambou (MD), tambou@camfomedics.info


The iMED Project

This aims at improving medical education and health care delivery through diaspora engagement, thus address Cameroon's largest crisis in the health system: lack of specialist staff. The purpose of the project is to enable close cooperation and collaboration between  the medical staff of two hospitals in Cameroon and specialized medical staff in the Diaspora. It is a joint project by Médecins du Cameroun-Cameroon Doctors(Medcamer), Cameroon Diaspora Network Germany (CDN.G) and CAMFOMEDICS.



i -MED Program 2012
16.09 – 03.10.2012:
Initiation of the project in l’Hôpital Central de Yaoundé and Hilton-Hotel Yaoundé
Topic areas: cardiology, ophthalmology, neurology and oncology

-    18.-19. September 2012 Neurology
-    19.-20. September 2012 Oncology
-    24.-25. September 2012 Opthalmology
-    26.-27. September 2012 Cardiology

i -MED Meetings 2013
29.03. - 06.04. 2013 Buea, Yaoundé
03.- 15.06.2013 Buea, Yaoundé
15.07-03.08.2013 Buea, Yaoundé
Training topic areas and Teamleaders shall be announced soon.

i-MED - Steering Committee
Professor Assumpta Bella, Cameroon
Professor Pius Tih, Cameroon
Mrs. Elise Onana, Cameroon: 
Dr. Ivo Azeh, Germany
Dr. Thiery Noah, Germany
Contact: imed@camfomedics.infoThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. imed@medcamer.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   service@camfomedics.info

The eHealth Project

The pilot project serves to improve the work processes in the hospitals in Cameroon by electronic means. It also makes possible a new communication platform between doctors world-wide (e-Learning, e-Consultation, tele-medicine). It is a joint project with the Cameroon Diaspora Network Germany (CDN.G). For more information visit www.cdn-g.org

The Health and Technology Workshop

Camfomedics will once more organize its annual Health and Technonology Workshop in September 2012 in Cameroon.

For details visit: http://www.camfomedics.org/en/