Tangwa Anthony Azah
PEPFAR sponsored project Littoral Region, Douala, Cameroon
Tangwa Anthony Azah, BNS
Public Health Practitioner and Zonal coordinator, eMTCT/MNCH/FP expansion Project in the Littoral Region, Douala, Cameroon on detachment from The Ministry of Public Health, Cameroon
Tangwa Anthony Azah was born on the 1st of June 1975. He graduated from the University of Buea, Cameroon in 2002 with a Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNS) degree. He was recruited and posted in the Northern Region in 2003 where he was deployed to the Rey-Bouba District Hospital as the Assistant General Supervisor. In 2005 he was moved to the District Health Service as Senior Supervisor of key Programs: Reproductive Health, EPI (Epidemiological surveillance), HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Health promotion programs and later was made the First Assistant District Health officer.
With much public health experience gained at the district, in 2009 he took study leave for further studies and he obtained his Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Buea in 2011 and was redeployed to Tiko District Hospital where he served as the coordinator of Nursing Services. It was from there that he was sent on detachment to Care and Health Program (CHP) for the eMTCT/MNCH/FP expansion project in the Littoral Region, Douala, Cameroon.
He has progressively hold leadership positions as he was Vice President of Cameroon Nurses Association North Regional Branch 2005-2007 and was the Pioneer MPH Batch Delegate in the University of Buea in 2009-2011.
He also has a good teaching experience, giving part-time lectures in the Cameroon Christian University (CCU), Bamenda, Cameroon; Biaka University Institute Buea (BUIB), Cameroon and a host of state and private Nursing Schools in the North, South-West and Littoral regions of Cameroon.