Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services (CBCHS)
The Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services (CBCHS) is a nonprofit, Faith-based healthcare organization, which started over 60 years ago in a small village (Mbem) in Donga-Mantung Division, in the North West Region of Cameroon. It has over the years covered seven of Cameroon’s 10 regions: Northwest, Southwest, Center, West, Adamawa, Littoral and South. Their services range from village Primary Health Care to highly specialized hospital based care with integrated spiritual and social services. It comprises of 6 hospitals (2 of which are 250 beds hospitals), over 25 Integrated Health Centers, 50 Primary Health Centers, Pharmaceutical Procurement, and Distribution Departments. CBCHS runs a Baptist Training School for Health Personnel (BTSHP), a Center for Clinical Pastoral Education and Social Services (CECPES), Services for Persons with Disabilities and a comprehensive AIDS Care and Prevention program among others. CBCHS works in partnership with national and international governmental and nongovernmental health care organizations, and funding agencies in Africa and other parts of the world.
The CBC Health Board seeks to assist in the provision of care to all, who need it as an expression of Christian love and as a means of witness, in order that they might be brought to God through Jesus Christ. Thus the Health Board shall provide exemplary health care with genuine compassion and with overriding purpose of evangelical witness.