Bonapriso
Douala
CAMEROON
April 2nd 2020
Early days of IVF in Cameroon in 1997

IVF has been practiced at the clinic since 1997. Dr. Gwét-Bell, associated with a team of 3 gynecologists and 2 biologists, participated in the birth of Tommy, the first baby born by IVF in Central Africa on April 14th, 1998.

IVF has been practiced at the Odyssey Clinic since 1997. Dr. Gwét-Bell, associated with a team of 3 gynecologists and 2 embryologists, participated in the birth of Tommy, the first baby born by IVF in Central Africa on April 14th, 1998. This team was trained by Dr. Guy Cassuto from the Drouot laboratory in Paris.

The Odyssée Medical Clinic was the first IVF center in Cameroon and in Central Africa (Insemination, In Vitro Fertilization, ICSI). It is at the forefront of IVF techniques with ICSI in HIV-positive couples

On the photo of the team present in 1997, from left to right: Dr. PANY, Dr. AKOUNG, Dr. CASSUTO (Paris, France), Dr. ONOMO, Dr. SANDJON, Dr. GWET-BELL, Dr. ZITOUNG (Paris, France), Dr. BOLLO.