Cameroon

The Fight Against COVID-19 In Cameroon: An Analysis Of Strategic Purchasing Efforts In Response To The Pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 30 January 2021. Since then, the total number of COVID-19 cases has continued to increase at an alarming rate in several countries worldwide. After confirmation of the first cases, Cameroon launched the Incident Management System (IMS). […]

The Mismanagement of the COVID-19 Funds in Cameroon and the Necessity for Reforms Towards More Transparency and Accountability

Transparency and accountability in the management of public resources are the foundation of good governance. Ensuring that public funds are well managed has always been a central concern of citizens. For over three decades, embezzlement scandals have been recurrent in Cameroon. The most recent is related to the management of the COVID-19 funds nicknamed “Covidgate” […]

La Lutte Contre La Covid-19 Au Cameroun : Analyse Des Actions D’achat Strategique Liees A La Reponse A La Pandemie

Gislaine Takoguen et Isidore Sieleunou Research for Development International, Yaoundé, Cameroun La pandémie de COVID-19 a été déclarée Urgence de Santé Publique de Portée Internationale (USPPI) par l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) le 30 janvier 2021. Depuis lors, le nombre total de cas COVID-19 n’a cessé d’augmenter à un rythme alarmant à travers plusieurs […]

Multiplicity of Schemes and Non-Alignment of the Healthcare Package Within the Framework of Strategic Health Purchasing in Cameroon: Reflections and Perspectives

Strategic health purchasing (SHP) is attracting growing interest among decision-makers in low and middle-income countries. With limited resources, available resources must be used effectively and efficiently to maximize health system objectives. SHP is one approach that can contribute to improving the performance of health systems to achieve greater health outcomes cost-effectively.1  The key policy issues […]

Strategic Health Purchasing in Cameroon. Multiple Fragmented Schemes and Opportunities For Alignment in the Universal Health Coverage Context.

aR4D International, Yaoundé – Cameroun Access to quality and affordable healthcare is one of the core objectives of any health system. To achieve this goal, Cameroon has implemented many financing strategies/schemes and undertaken a series of reforms to attain Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 20351. A recent study identified not less than thirty health financing […]

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