healthcare in africa

Join us in Cameroon to put Yoga in Action

It is time to go beyond the yoga studio and take your yoga to Africa! This is a unique opportunity to travel with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait and the Humanitarian Team to our center in Kumbo, Cameroon. You'll help expand the Total Health Revolution to the surrounding villages in the Bui Region. Register Now! Due to overwhelming requests [...]

September 9th, 2014|Cameroon|

Total Health Consultants

It’s the clear, simple, affordable things that help you to take control of your health. At the Himalayan Institute Cameroon, the Total Health Consultants provide free health consultations that give thousands of people access to basic healthcare, to practical health information, and to affordable remedies and products. Promoting positive health practices and preventive health techniques, [...]

May 8th, 2014|Cameroon|

Growing Healing Herbs in Cameroon

The Total Health Center at the Himalayan Institute Cameroon, focuses on treating diseases and health problems specific to the local population in Bui, Cameroon. This is a region in a country that is still developing, produces very little for domestic consumption, and imports almost everything. The irony is that the land in Cameroon is lush and capable [...]

April 7th, 2014|Cameroon|

Two Ways We Bridge the Health Care Gaps in Cameroon

Our Total Health Program in Kumbo, Cameroon, is now the center of a health care revolution: steadily growing, filling much-needed health care gaps and providing health education in and around Kumbo. In fact, the more people we educate and treat in the area, the greater the demand for services, products, and information, creating new employment [...]

January 30th, 2014|Cameroon|

Inauguration of Takui Water Catchment

The Takui spring water catchment system, a project that was only started a couple months ago, is now open and bringing fresh, clean water to the people of the village! This project is very exciting, not only for the difference that it will make in the quality of life for local residents, but because of [...]

August 3rd, 2011|Cameroon|

Total Health Mobile Unit Expands Its Reach

In the Northwest Region of Cameroon, most of the roads are still unpaved and in the rainy season these dirt roads turn into slippery mud-rivers. Without a rugged vehicle, travel can be dangerous or simply impossible. For the Total Health Mobile Unit, being able to reach remote villages is sometimes the most challenging part of [...]

November 29th, 2009|Cameroon, Total Health Center|

Yoga for Nurses

As part of its ongoing community outreach, Himalayan Institute Cameroon (HIC) is now working with a local hospital to teach nurses practical yoga techniques. Juliette Fai, a teacher at the Shisong Nurses School, invited yoga instructor and HIC volunteer John Daskovsky to come teach in her Alternative Medicine class. Fifty nursing students in their final [...]

June 19th, 2009|Cameroon|

Growing Medicine

Together, Himalayan Institute Cameroon's School of Energy Farming and Total Health Center are bringing the healing benefits of medicinal herbs to the people of Kumbo. Energy Farming has expanded its cultivation of medicinal herbs to include turmeric, brahmi, calendula, echinacea, isabgol (psyllium), and ashwagandha. Once harvested, these herbs are processed into teas, ointments, and medicinal honey, [...]

April 23rd, 2009|Cameroon|

Jakiri Total Health Center Grand Opening

Jakiri is a small town about 45 minutes away from Kumbo. Jakiri does not have a hospital of its own, so the town’s people must travel to Kumbo for treatment. Because the taxi ride to Kumbo is expensive, people often do not seek healthcare until it is an emergency. The Himalayan Institute is hoping to [...]

April 9th, 2009|Cameroon, Total Health Center|

Himalayan Institute Total Health Center Grand Opening

After much preparation the Himalayan Institute Total Health Center opened on Monday, August 4, to the Kumbo public. Total Health consultants are busy putting to work the skills they’ve learned in the Himalayan Institute Cameroon (HIC) classroom.  In one-on-one sessions, they provide information on hygiene, nutrition, and lifestyle, specifically tailored to address the health concerns [...]

August 13th, 2008|Cameroon|