CCAM is the Cameroonian affiliate of the Malaria Consortium, based in London. It is non-political, non governmental, and not for profit. It is an advocacy association that fights for the control and prevention of malaria in Cameroon in collaboration with the National Malaria Control Program. The head office of CCAM is located in Yaoundé.
The annual rendezvous of the CARN Review & Planning Meeting will hold from 10-12 July 2012 at the Yaounde Mont Fébé Hotel in Cameroon. CARN is the Central African Regional Network for the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership. The CARN Meeting usually brings together all member countries of its network with the aim of reviewing the achievements made by their National Malaria Control Programmes for the previous year and identifying challenges so as to inform the operational planning of the following year.
The following post is by UNICEF Cameroon Representative Ora Musu Clemens Hope.
Dr. Esther Tallah, the head of the Cameroon Coalition Against Malaria, and I set out for Mfou, 25 kilometers outside of Yaounde, to see how the census phase of the campaign for the universal distribution of almost 9 million long lasting insecticide treated bed nets is going. Dubbed “KO Palu” (Knock Out Malaria), the campaign kick-off on August 20 was a spectacular extravanga staged by the government of Cameroon and Malaria No More.
Cameroon's Prime Minister, Philemon Yang, representing the Head of State, Paul Biya, on August 20, 2011 at the Yaounde Multi-purpose Sports Complex, launched the national campaign for the free distribution of 8,654,731 long lasting insecticidal nets to all Cameroonian families as a means of effectively fighting malaria. The campaign which is part of the project, "Scaling up malaria control for impact 2010-2014", estimated to cost FCFA 34 billion, is financed by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Cameroon government and other partners.
On Wednesday, 25 May 2011, Mr. André Mama Fouda, the Minister of Public Health (MOH), presided over the launching ceremony of the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Progress & Impact Series Reports in Cameroon. The high-level advocacy event that took place in the Yaoundé Hilton Hotel saw the presence of a cross-section of government officials and representatives from ministerial departments, international bodies, the Chantal Biya Foundation and other Civil Society Organisations, dignitaries as well as collaborating agencies of the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP).
MC-CCAM was host to a 4-day workshop that ran from 21-24 February 2011 during which a high level team from the Constellation introduced 27 participating partners – drawn from the Directorate of Disease Control (DLM), the NMCP, Plan Cameroon, MC-CCAM, IRESCO and members of the Etetak community – to the Malaria Competence Process (MCP).
C'est le siège de la MC-CCAM, Malaria Consortium-Cameroon Coalition Aganist Malaria, sis au quartier Bastos, qui a servi de cadre au déroulement de l'atelier de formation des propriétaires de mass medias sur le paludisme. Une vingtaine de directeurs de publication des medias public et privé y prenaient part sous la coordination de quatre experts.