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NW Regional Assembly, Smile Train engage community health workers to identify cleft cases

Participants at the workshop Some 84 community health workers in the North West region have been schooled on how to easily identify cleft lip and palate and offer cleft care to patients in their communities. This was the focus of a two-day workshop organized by Smile Train, a charitable organization, in partnership with the North West Regional Assembly. The training took place on Thursday September 28 and Friday 29 in Bamenda. The community health workers selected from  20 health districts in the North West region were drilled by experienced Doctors on the prevalence of cleft lip and palate in the North West region, challenges faced by cleft lip patients, identification and how to refer them for treatment and the use of cleft care companion application to register patients. Dr. Yaa Sakah Fondufe Lydia  Commissioner for Health and Social Development  Sitting in for the President of NWRA, the event was chaired by Hon. Dr. Yaa Fondufe Sakah Lydia, Commissioner for Health and Social Develo

DISCOVERY:Experience some Touristic Attractions of NWR

By VictoryMarshal Ayafor B. Having Tourism as one of the competencies transfered by the State to the Regions in the Decentralisation process, the North West Regional Assembly is committed to making Tourism a structuring project for its economy. NWRA is envisaging a responsible Tourism approach aimed at transforming the Region into a hospitable Touristic destination where local sustainable development directly benefits our communities. The North West Region of Cameroon has attractive touristic potentials, rich culture and natural landscapes that makes it a 'must visit' tourist destination for thousands. We invite you to discover Fondoms and Museums, Mountains and Natural sites, Where to stay when you are in the Region, relaxation and leisure sites etc. The unique architectural patterns of the fondoms marked by small conned shaped buildings and shrines in some palaces (Atsum) are an awe to behold.  A vibrant Region as this is also the most Lively  Region of the country, where t

May 20: NWRA and Customs sector consolidate National Unity

The 51st edition of the National day, May 20, 2023, culminated with a joint sumptuous family feast shared by staff of Regional Assembly and Customs sector staff in the Auditorium of the Assembly. Customs and Regional Assembly staff Looking closely at this year’s National day celebration theme, “Defence Forces and the Cameroonian People, in harmony to safeguard Peace and National Unity, bedrock of a strong and prosperous Cameroon”, it can be ascertained that the communion during the joint feast between the North West Customs sector and the Regional Assembly is a manifestation of this strong theme given that the customs service in the region represents Defense and Security force as ordained recently by HE Paul Biya; while the Regional Assembly stands for the Cameroonian people. Chief of Customs sector NW, Epie Jerome Speaking during the event, the North West Customs sector Chief, Epie Jerome, said, "This year's National Day theme, perfectly suits our present context in the

DONGA MANTUNG NWRA: Promoting youth empowerment and engagement through HILA Projects

Youths receiving their work tools The Peace and Development committee for Donga Mantung, last Wednesday May 17, 2023, officially launched the   Human high Intensity Labour Approach (HILA) project for Nwa Sub-Division.  PDC members during the launch  During the launch that took place at Nwa Community Hall, some 141 youth that have been selected as beneficiaries to work in the execution of the manual maintenance of the Nwa – Ntong communal road project in Nwa Sub Division,  Donga Mantung Division, were handed work tools for the realization of the said project.  According to the Divisional coordinator for PDI, Donga Mantung,  Hon. Kalak Flavius Boteh,  this road project is to be realized to the tune of thirteen million, three hundred and seventy two thousand four hundred andfifty six (13,372,456) FCFA, where in the sum of 6,292, 920 FCFA shall be for the supply of durable equipment for the realization of the project and  7,079,536 FCFA for the beneficiaries who effectively carry out the p