Monday, June 2, 2014
Commonwealth Profiles WABA MWG Coordinator
CSC Evaluation and Monitoring Programme James Achanyi Fontem is currently the Executive Director of Cameroon Link, an NGO based in Douala that promotes health development and agricultural initiatives in rural areas through community radio stations in Cameroon. He undertook a Professional Fellowship with the Sickle Cell Society, UK in 2008. In addition to his work with Cameroon Link, James chairs a number of different networks including the Federation of Cameroon Breastfeeding Promotion Associations (FECABPA), the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) Men’s Initiative and Youth Action for Environmental Protection. He is also the national coordinator for the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN Cameroon). Within a collaboration partnership arrived at in September 2013, FECABPA picked up the role of Cameroon’s National Breastfeeding Committee. Since 2011, he has acted as the Health District Coordinator for Scaling Up Malaria Control for Impact(SUFI) in Bonassama, Littoral Region of Cameroon, all of which are cumulative functions within his role at Cameroon Link.