Innovation Digest for Cameroon

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Cameroon’s Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation

Cameroon’s government collaborates with research institutes within the country to drive forward scientific research and innovations, and also strengthen cooperation with other countries, especially in the areas of education, scientific and technological capacity building and the green economy. Read More

Cameroonian Wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Cameroonian inventor Arthur Zang was awarded the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation for his invention, the Cardiopad, a tablet computer that allows health workers to undertake heart examinations and send the results to heart specialists far away. The invention is particularly helpful to rural communities as there are just 50 cardiologists in Cameroon, which has a population of 20 million people. Read More