holistic healthcare

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|

Public Health Education: Spreading the Health Revolution

In 2013, our Humanitarian Team expanded the outreach of the Total Health Education Program with a widespread public health education campaign. This campaign radiated out from the Total Health Center in Kumbo to the people in the surrounding region, called Bui. Building health awareness, and introducing the concept of creating and sustaining health, are already starting [...]

March 28th, 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|

The Total Health Program on World Health Day

Four years ago, we started the Total Health Program with a simple idea: shore up the gaps in Africa’s medical systems by training a new generation of holistic health care workers cheaply and effectively. This year, our locally trained consultants are using locally grown herbs to treat members of their own communities. As part of [...]

April 7th, 2012|Cameroon|

Total Health Workshop for Women

Himalayan Institute Cameroon's Total Health Center hosted a workshop that focused on hygiene and sanitation awareness and how to improve health in homes and villages—250 women came from several nearby villages. Eucharia Kouh, Total Health Program Leader, presented a holistic approach to addressing hygiene and the common problems caused by sanitary concerns. In addition, she discussed [...]

June 22nd, 2010|Cameroon|

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|