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In terms of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnant women, 3,463,000 tablets of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine were acquired and distributed free at antenatal clinics in health cen- ters. On 1,051,804 LLINs available, 330,055 were distributed free to pregnant women during antenatal care. In the first half 2015, 2,873 providers and709 laboratory technicians went through capacity-building trainings on malaria case management.TUBERCULOSISIn 2014, 26,517 TB cases were diagnosed in the Health System. Of the 23,069 patients tested for HIV / AIDS, 37 % were found HIV positive. In the 2014 cohort of notified patients, 24,926 were followed. Of these, 20,938 were declared cured or treatment completely, a treatment suc- cess rate of 84%. In the first half 2015, we tracked 13,237 TB cases. Of the 11,781 who did HIV / AIDS test, 36% were co-infected.CANCERHelped by an NGO under the name GAVI, acti- vities of the National Committee to Fight Cancer resumed in 2014. In the area of prevention, the committee, in collaboration with other structures of the Ministry of Public Health and related minis- tries (MINEDUB, MINESEC, and MINPROFF) was mainly devoted to the implementation of the vaccination pilot project against the cervical can- cer in Edea and Foumban Health Districts. This project has protected 14,859 girls from nine to 13 years in these health districts through adminis- tration of the two necessary doses of HPV.The First Lady launches immunization coverage campaignOther activities under this pilot project included: public awareness on cervical cancer ; training of about 1000 people on vaccination against the uterus cervical cancer; free screening of 694 women for cancers of the cervix and breast and of 315 men for prostate cancer in two health districts; developing a national strategic plan to fight against cervical cancer.ONCHOCERCIASISOnchocerciasis occurs in all regions of Cameroon. Over 10 million people are exposed to the disease, of which six million are at risk. In 2014, the therapeutic coverage in hyper / meso-endemic areas benefitted 6,738,353 people, a coverage rate of 79.9%. In this context, 31,227,042 tablets of Mectizan and Albendazole 11,306,037 were distributed.Concerning training 430 health workers, 2581 Heads of Health Areas, 479 trainers and 43,965 community distributors were trained.LEPROSY AND BURULI ULCERIn 2014, the program to fight against leprosy and Buruli ulcer recorded 741 cases of leprosy, including 315 new cases. The management of these diseases was done with the support of WHO and the NGO FAIRMED. The first half of 2015, 193 new cases of leprosy were recor- ded; these are in addition to 624 patients still under treatment. The area of Poli (North Region) remains the planet hardest hit by the disease (75% of cases).LES ATOUTS ECONOMIQUES DU CAMEROUN79


































































































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