Some contributions of IHAF to the Cameroonian Community and beyond

Planting sustainable seeds in young minds: the need to teach planetary health to children, Lancet Planet Health. 2020 Nov;4(11):e501-e502. doi: 10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30241-2. Rosa von Borries, Renzo Guinto, Deborah J Thomson, Wilfred A Abia, Rachel Lowe.

Waste-to-Opportunities. Raised awareness and educated youths on civic social responsibility towards waste disposal and self-reliant job opportunities from municipal solid waste (Abia et al.,)

Prevalence of Work - Related Musculoskeletal Disorders and Risk Factors amongst Nurses of Buea and Tiko Health Districts, South West Region, Cameroon. Malika Esembeson | Wilfred Abia | Njunda Anna Longdoh | Nkounlack Cyrille | Divine Mokake | Nde-Fon Peter | Palle John Ngunde | G. E Halle-Ekane . Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), Volume-4 | Issue-6, October 2020, pp.1216-1223.

Interest and perceptions on traditional medicines in Cameroon, IJR, 2015

Wilfred A. Abia, Godwill N. Fonchang, Mathieu D. Kaoke, Richard N. Fomboh, Markjovert T. Ageh, Eucharia A. Abia, Judith N. Mekole, Chiara Achangwa, Elisabeth F. Ampam, Patrick A. Agejo.

Interest and perceptions on traditional medicines in Cameroon, International Journal of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Essays, 2016

Wilfred A. Abia, Godwill N. Fonchang, Mathieu D. Kaoke, Richard N. Fomboh, Markjovert T. Ageh, Eucharia A. Abia, Judith N. Mekole, Chiara Achangwa, Elisabeth F. Ampam, Patrick A. Agejo.

VALORISATION OF NGOS’ EXISTENCE IN CAMEROON: OPTION FOR A MORE ENGAGED CIVIL SOCIETY (VNEC-OECS), International Journal of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Essays, 2016. Wilfred A. Abia1,2 , Eileen Bogweh Nchanji1,3 , Ageh Markjovert T1,2 , Eucharia A. Abia.

Food, Environment and Health Risk Assessment workshop – report. Wilfred Abia, Course Director.

Assessment of Occupational Health Hazards Awareness and Common Practices amongst Barbers and Hairdressers in Cameroon. JPHDC, 2016. Wilfred A. Abia, Richard Fomboh, Epolle Ntungwe, Eucharia A. Abia, Walters A. Serika, Markjovert T.

Nature and extent of lead poisoning in Tricycle Repairers in Nigeria. Ezeugoigwe N. Nwachukwu1 , Wilfred A. Abia2, 3 and Michael U. Orji1.

Contributed towards reshaping of associations/NGOs and promoting NGO voices in Cameroon

Trained over 250 students and youths on gender-based violence, GBV (violence against women, VAW) in 6 rounds of workshops, and routinely educates girls and women on responsible women’s day celebration


Raised awareness and sensitized of over 1000 students/ people against substance abuse and drugs/alcohol, as well as mental health via campaigns and seminars e.g., over 300 students in St. Joseph’s College, Yaoundé (2019).

Educated communities on community water management schemes, and assisted them explored underground water points as local water catchments for clean drinking water for all, thereby achieving a decrease in the prevalence of water-borne diseases (Ngang and Abia et al.,).

Raised awareness/ educated farmers’ cooperatives on climate change, while promoting indigenous adaptation and mitigation ways. JABE, 2014. WILFRED ABIA 1,2,3*, VALERIE TATI 1, MARKJOVERT AGEH 1, EUCHARIA ABIA 1,3, PATRICK AGEJO 1,2,3* GODWILL FONCHANG 1, JUDITH MEKOLE 1, MABEL SHU 2, GEORGE EBESOH 2, ERIC NGANG (Abia et al.,)

Contributed towards social development and a culture of honesty and hard work amongst youths (Abia et al.,)

Perception of the International Women’s Day Celebration in Cameroon: The Case of Biyem-Assi neighborhood, Yaoundé. International Journal of Gender and Women’s Studies. 2016. Wilfred A. Abia1,2 , Eileen Bogweh Nchanji2,4,5 ,Corine Ufei Asongwed3 , Eucharia A. Abia1,2 , Jeom A A Anam3 , Vanessa T. Longsi1,2,3,4, David B. Bahche , Aminatu N. Umaru3 , Wanda N. Asumpta3 , Yvette N. Funfe3 , Alvin T. Teneng , Albertine M.J. Bati , Neris M. Nfor , Deckler Nyarei Taju. https://goedoc.uni-