Adolescent girls and young women engaging district health representatives

A REPORT ON THE MEETING AT THE TIKO DISTRICT HEALTH SERVICE, CMA HOLTHFORD On December 3rd 2021, four of our adolescent girls and young women, Luduida Ngon Dora, Christelle Besong and Abate Nalthei, including our project officer and fellow AGYW Thiam Emmanuelle, had a working visit to the Tiko District Health Service, at CMA Holforth, … Continue reading Adolescent girls and young women engaging district health representatives

March Heroines 2.0: Blessing Ohaeri

Name: Blessing OhaeriCountry: NigeriaProfession: Medical Laboratory scientistInstagram: @bl.essing6596 Blessing is a young graduate volunteering at a community health center in the town of Limbe. She is a young health professional who loves engaging in volunteer work which is why she partook in the First Aid volunteers training by the Red Cross in December 2020. Blessing … Continue reading March Heroines 2.0: Blessing Ohaeri

March Heroines 2.0: Dr Ameaka Fatima

Name: Ameaka Fatima NkempuCountry: CameroonProfession: PharmacistFB: @ameakafatima Dr Ameaka is a young pharmacist, writer and bodypositive activist. A creative and determined young health professional with multiple passions, Ameaka currently works in the public health sector where she focuses on the medical logistics in public health programs such as COVID-19. In 2017 while in school she … Continue reading March Heroines 2.0: Dr Ameaka Fatima

Think you Know About Sickle Cell? These Two Women Will Challenge your Ideas

I met this two amazing women at different moments in my life. And they couldn't be more unlike each other. But strangely their stories which they continue to share daily has thought me a few great lessons about life in general, and about a neglected genetic disorder that affects up to a 100 Million people in the world right now, most of them of African descent.