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Our main aim is to improve health in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) through the promotion and development of quality research in the field of non-communicable diseases (NCD) and their connections with infectious diseases

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Our vision of networking for panafrican scientific research and research fellowships

Our research Network intends to create networks between young researchers in Cameroon, Africa and the rest of the world. The immediate plan is to build pan-African research groups for various research topics.

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2017 Société Francophone du Diabète (SDF) Grant for Clinical Research

Our exercutive director, Prof. Choukem wins a research grant from the Société  Francophon du Diabète (SDF) to study the The effects of ... more

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2017 The KELLOGG COLLEGE community engagement and academic merit award

Our research fellow, Dr. Tsi  Njim, has received the Kellogg College Community Engagement and Academic
Merit Award. This award is offered to students who have shown a record
of disseminating research to members of the public and who have excelled
academically... more

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Our research fellows

Dr Christian AKEM DIMALA

Christian AkemDimala, Public Health Consultant with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, works with the Vies Sauvées (LiST) team to update the Livesafe Sauvé tool of the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (CHERG) / World Health Organization (WHO). ). He is also a researcher in orthopedics and traumatology at Southend University Hospital in the United Kingdom.

Dr Tatah LAMBED 

Lambed is a public health physician at the ministry of health in Cameroon. He obtained his MD degree from the University of Buea, Cameroon in 2012 and a Masterés in Public Health (Epidemiology and Research) in 2016 from both the University of Oviedo, Spain and the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium. Currently, he is completing a MSc in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Edinburg,

Dr Maxime TINDONG 

Maxime Tindong, graduated with a Doctor of medicine (MD) degree in 2015 from the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, Cameroon. His MD thesis entitled Diabetic foot: prevalence, clinical presentation and associated factors among patients in the Limbe and Buea regional hospitals, Cameroon was supervised by Prof Choukem in the 2HD Research Network. He has been a research fellow in the network since then.

 Ongoing research

  24-Hour blood pressure profile in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in the Douala General Hospital 

  Seroprevalence and risk factors of HCV infection in sickle cell patients, Douala, Cameroon

  Effects of highly active antiretroviral
therapy (HAART) on glucose metabolism of HIV-infected children: a
systematic review with meta-analysis
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Launch of a report of an UA-UE partnershipLaunch of a report of an UA-UE partnershipLaunch of a report of an UA-UE partnership 

On Friday 27.10.2017, Our Fellow, Dr Lambed Tatah, was a panellist at a high profiled AU-EU partnership report launch: building knowledge for sustainable development, at the EU commision in Brussels. Among many things discussed, Dr Tatah laid emphasis on letting people own their problems to ensure sustainable partnership, changing the... Read more


Team leaders

Simeon Pierre CHOUKEM, MD


Simeon Pierre CHOUKEM, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology; Coordinator of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea; Consultant and Head of Diabetes and Endocrine Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Douala General Hospital; Cameroon He graduated as Doctor of Medicine in 1998 from the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde 1 in Cameroon. He did his specialist training in ...More about

Alain Bertrand DONGMO, PhD


Alain Bertrand Dongmo, PhD, Associate Professor of Physiology and Phytopharmacology, and Head of the Laboratory of Animal Biology in the Faculty of Sciences, University of Douala in Cameroon. He obtained the 3rd Cycle Doctorate in Biological Science in 1995 at the University of Yaounde I. In 2001, he defended a PhD thesis in Physiology and Phytopharmacology in co-supervision between the University of Douala in Cameroon and ...More about

Jules Clement NGUEDIA, PhD


Jules Clement NGUEDIA ASSOB, PhD, Associate Professor of Medical Biochemistry; Head of Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Acting Head of Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea; Head, Medical Research and Applied Biochemistry Laboratory; FHS; Cameroon. He obtained his PhD in Medical Biochemistry in June 25th, 2005 in the Department of Biochemistry of the Faculty of Sciences, University of Yaounde 1 in Cameroon; He was promoted to the rank of ... More about

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Through our connections we have placed brilliant medical doctors in UK and Belgian universities for Maters and PhDs in public/global/international health or to take a clinical specialization and return back in Cameroon. Supporting 2HD will certainly contribute to the achievement of the 3rd and 4th sustainable development goals.

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