A university referral teaching hospital worth 15 Billion F CFA will soon be built in Bamenda in the next eighteen months.
The foundation stone of the hospital was laid Wednesday May 3, by Andre Mama Fouda, public health minister. According to Minister Mama Fouda, the operation to construct a referral hospital in is government way of limiting movements of inhabitants of the North West who are forced to go to other regions in the country or abroad in search of health care. He added that the hospital will also be a training ground for university of Bamenda medical students.
During a working session with North West regional authorities, the public health boss displayed images of what the modern hospital will look like. He said construction works of the Bamenda referral teaching hospital are being carried out by a Moroccan company and will cost 10 Billion F CFA for the building and 5 Billion F CFA for the equipments.