Unite For Health Foundation (UHF) is a community based Non-Governmental Organisation that was founded in April 2007 with the mission to improve access to basic health care in under-served communities through the opening of micro-clinics. This organisation was founded by Ndansi Elvis Nukam at the age of 24 after working as a Senior Nurse in a very remote area of Bakassi in the Ndian division of Cameroon where he witness so much suffering amongst the local population of Bakassi due to lack of access to basic health care. His pain that kindled his passion for the mission of this organisation was when he saw 22year old lady lost her baby after trekking for more than 15 kilometers just to get access to the nearest health care facility where her son's life would have been saved -but it was too late.
Over the years, Unite for health foundation have opened micro-clinics in different parts of the country and is reaching out to thousand of Cameroonians by providing basic health care services ranging from general consultation, laboratory screening, pro-pharmacy services, maternal and child health services including immunization and pregnancy schools, health education and counseling as well as community outreach health campaign.
UHF is governed by and executive board of six members who are all committed to the ideals of the organisation. Its head office is in Yaounde with branches of micro-clinics in the North West, Center Region and soon in the East region of Cameroon.
Ndansi Elvis Nukam
Founder & President
He is a public health expert with passion for community health. He holds a masters degree in Nursing, a masters degree in public health and is currently a PhD candidate in health economic policy and management. He has an advance training in Bioethics and has served as IRB board secretary in the Institutional review board of the Biotechnology center of the university of Yaounde I.
He is a Mandela Washington fellow from Wagner College of New York under the civic leadership tract & former board member of the West African Regional Advisory Board of the Mandela Washington Fellow Alumni. Ndansi Elvis is a multiple award winning youth Leader in Cameroon and one time National Youth President of the National Union for Democracy and Progress party in Cameroon.