Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services
Simon Manga, MSc in Reproductive Health
Supervisor of Women’s Health Program, Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services
I am a Cameroonian aged 38. I come from the South West Region of Cameroon from a peasant family. I am married and father of one. I hold a M.Sc. in Reproductive Health from the Catholic University of Central Africa, Yaoundé, Cameroon. I am currently serving as program supervisor of the Women’s Health Program of the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services (CBCHS). The organization has a network of 81 health facilities in 6 of the 10 regions of Cameroon.
- Ogembo JG, Manga S, Nulah K, Foglabenchi LH, Perlman S, Wamai RG, Welty T, Welty E, Tih P. Achieving high uptake of human papillomavirus vaccine in Cameroon: lessons learned in overcoming challenges. Vaccine. 2014 Jul 31;32(35):4399-403. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.06.064
- Wamai RG, Ayissi CA, Oduwo GO, Perlman S, Welty E, Welty T, Manga S, Onyango MA, Ogembo JG. Awareness, knowledge and beliefs about HPV, cervical cancer and HPV vaccines among nurses in Cameroon: an exploratory study. Int J Nurs Stud. 2013 Oct;50(10):1399-406. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.12.020
- Ayissi CA, Wamai RG, Oduwo GO, Perlman S, Welty E, Welty T, Manga S, Ogembo JG. Awareness, acceptability and uptake of human papilloma virus vaccine among Cameroonian school-attending female adolescents. J Community Health. 2012 Dec;37(6):1127-35. doi: 10.1007/s10900-012-9554-z
- Wamai RG, Ayissi CA, Oduwo GO, Perlman S, Welty E, Manga S, Ogembo JG. Assessing the effectiveness of a community-based sensitization strategy in creating awareness about HPV, cervical cancer and HPV vaccine among parents in North West Cameroon. J Community Health. 2012 Oct;37(5):917-26. doi: 10.1007/s10900-012-9540-5