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CBCHS/EDID program charge Cameroon Journalists to mainstream disability inclusion in reporting

By Wawa Jackson Nfor Lamu Over 25 Journalists drawn from at least four regions of Cameroon have been drilled and tasked to factor the interest of disabled persons in their reporting. This was during a capacity building serminar organized Friday January 5, 2024 at the Baptist Resource Center in Yaounde by the Empowerment and Disability Inclusive Developmen (EDID) program of the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services (CBCHS) in partnership with Lilian Foundation. Representing the Director of CBC Health Services, Awah Jacques Chirac, who was one of the facilitators called on journalists to take the lead in raising awareness in the #rehabilitation services. “We expect the journalists to lead in raising awareness and demand for rehabilitation services.we recognize the role the media has in behavior change #communication, sensitizing and promoting uptake of services,” said Awah Jacques Chirac adding that, “we are trusting haven organized this workshop and bringing to the att

Disability and Inclusion:Nkwen District Hospital offers Persons living with disabilities 50% exoneration health bills.

By Ndifor Sally,Uba internship student. Persons living with disabilities in Bamenda III, Mezam division of the North West region will henceforth benefit from medical bills exoneration. This follows a press release signed recently by Dr Ngum Joel, director of Nkwen District Hospital and Fonguh Cletus Tanwe, Mayor of Bamenda III Council who is also the chairman of the management of the aforementioned health facility. The decision is part of the facility's effort to promote social inclusion  "The General Public is Hereby informed that in its Efforts to ensure the social inclusion of people living with disabilities, the management of Nkwen District Hospital is offering upto 50% exoneration of the medical bills of this group of persons" the hospital announced According to the press release,"All persons living with disability are called upon to present their disability cards during consultation at the Nkwen District Hospital in order to