Tag - Cameroon

Trip Summary of Dr. Rebecca B

Trip summary of Dr. Rebecca B. To Cameroon towards advancement of the Mbingo Baptist Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Care project. At the Mbingo Baptist Hospital Cameroon the majority of patients present with the usual tropical diseases but there is an increasing number of patients diagnosed with cancer and mostly at advanced stages, whereby surgery is no more an option but conservative therapies. At this hospital there is then the possibilty of obtaining chemotherapy as a conservative (unfortunately in most cases palliative)...
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Personnel Dosimetry Program

Establishment of a strong Personnel dosimetry program at Mbingo Hospital. There is currently no certified or reliable personnel dosimetry program in Cameroon. It is a systematic process for monitoring, recording, evaluating, and reporting the radiation doses received by occupationally exposed health care personnel. The goal of such a personnel monitoring program is to ensure compliance with established dose limits. With such a program, the hospital can also provide the services to other small clinics in the region, thereby guaranteeing...
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