POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND HEALTH NATIONAL UPDATES

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26/03/2012

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY: PARLIAMENTARIANS SEEK FOR CLARIFICATION

THE QUOTA SYSTEM OF RECRUITING CIVIL SERVANTS INTO THE PUBLIC SERVICE OF THE COUNTRY RESURFACED AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY LAST WEEK-END.

Some MP’s asked to know the criteria used in the recent recruitment of 25000 workers into the public service.

Another concern of parliamentarians was the fate of abandoned projects for which payment was made upfront.

The peoples’ representatives also wondered aloud why the investment budget was not increased to tie in with the country’s vision of Greater Achievements.

Competent officials in the domain pinpointed mounted the rostrum to clarify the doubts of these parliamentarian during a session described as low keyed as most of the CPDM parliamentarians were out in their different constituencies to prepare for the 27th anniversary of their party.

CPDM CELEBRATES 27TH ANNIVERSARY

26/03/2012THE CAMEROON PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT IS 27 YEARS OLD.

The party was transformed from the CNU to CPDM in Bamenda in 1985 and President Paul Biya was elected  national chairman.

Anniversary celebrations were celebrated in all the sections of the party with militants taking the commitment to contribute to President Paul Biya’s great realizations programme.

The Secretary General of the Central Committee of the party, Jean Kuete presided over a grand rally at the forecourt of the Yaounde city hall.

He called on his party supporters to mobilize and to register en mass on electoral lists.

UPDATES IN POLITICS: CPDM DELIBERATIONS/A FOCUS ON PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

26/03/2012CPDM SUPPORTERS PROJECTS INTO FUTURE ELECTIONS

1.    CPDM supporters projects into future elections

CPDM party official from all the seven divisions of the North West region meet in Bamenda to map out strategies for upcoming elections.

The seminar was fashioned on the theme “consolidating achievements and building new dynamics”. The Central Committee was represented at the one day seminar by Bidoung Mpkwatt.

2.    End of Course UNIYAO II

Forty two students of the research centre for political and strategic studies have received the end of course diplomas.

This batch has been christened the Rainbow batch.

The testimonial award was chaired by the rector of the University of Yaounde II.

 HEALTH:

 MINISTER ADDRESSES PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS

ROLLING BACK MALARIA /   ASSISTANCE TO KIDNEY PATIENTS

1.      Rolling back malaria

The Minister of Public Health says two million rapid diagnostic tests for malaria will available in Cameroon by May 2012. Minister Mama Fouda was speaking in Yaoundé during a press conference.

The rapid diagnostic test will help nationalize treatment and ensure rapid care for malaria and other diseases.

 

2.    Assistance to Kidney patients

Public Health Minister Andre Mama Fouda recently inaugurated the Hemodialysis Centre in Maroua in the Far North region.

The highly attended ceremony was an occasion for the Minister to stress the Head of States resolve to relieve patients with Kidney failure.

The Maroua hemodialysis centre is the 6th in the country.

 

ADB DELEGATION ON A WORKING VISIT TO CAMEROON

26/03/2012A DELEGATION FROM THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK IS CURRENTLY VISITING CAMEROON.

The visit is within the framework of the African Development Bank’s midterm appraisal of the country’s strategic framework.

During their stay,  the delegation headed by Kanga Marlene visited some projects in the North West Region.

The Grass field Participatory and Decentralized Rural Development Project was one of the projects she visited.

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