​Deworming in Cameroon
Smiling boy in school in Kenya on a deworming day Cameroon's National Committee for the Control of Schistosomiasis and Intestinal Worms recently met in Yaounde to discuss ways of deworming as many children as possible within the age group of 0-14 years. ​

At the meeting, the Minister of Public Health stressed the need for different ministries and partners to work in synergy with health expertsas part of effortsto deworm at least 10 million children this year.
Minister of Basic Education, Youssou​​f Hadjidja Alim, commended the efforts made by health personnel to target children in schools across the country.
HIV and Sexual Health Education

Primary school teachers from six regions of Cameroonhave also begunacquainting themselves with the education and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS in schools. The project aimsto reduce infection by 50%in middle schools by 2015.