Quick facts about health care in Cameroon
Health care financing
In Cameroon, 70.42% (474.5 billion CFA francs) of health expenditure comes from out of pocket payments by households.
Individual & household - 70%
High burden of NCDs
Cameroon spends more on health than any other sub-Saharan African country (except South Africa), yet the burden of communicable and non-communicable disease has doubled.
World Bank, 2013
Doctor to patient ratio:
There is 1 Doctor for every 12,500 Cameroonians. About 60% of these doctors are in the Center and Littoral regions. Many people living in rural communities do not have access to a physician.
We improve healthcare accessibility
At Keafon Health we seek to curb the challenges in accessing healthcare in rural and semi-urban communities through innovation, strategic partnerships, and community involvement.