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Contemplating collaboration: Traditional medicine, biomedicine, and co-ordination of health care in Cameroon

Throughout Africa, reports of national biomedical systems being unable to provide sufficient care for their citizens, especially in rural areas, are increasingly common. In Cameroon, doctor-to-patient ratios and government spending on health are relatively high, although the health system is geographically unbalanced: 40% of doctors practice in the more affluent Centre region, home to just […]


AERN was founded in 1992 by a group of US and African universities meeting on the campus of Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia. It is a non-profit making network dedicated solely to the dissemination of information on Africa. Since no part of the world can live in isolation, we try to link our resources […]