October 12th 2022
2nd Joint Congress SOGOC AFCASAME CFS


The 2nd Joint Congress from SOGOC AFCASAME CFS will be held from October 12th to 15th, 2022. 

Registration and information :

April 2nd 2020
How does in vitro fertilization (IVF) take place ?

IVF takes place in 4 stages after assessments, possible treatment of infections and other factors such as fibroids.

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.

April 1st 2020
Exams to be performed in case of infertility

Main exams to be performed before an ART technique (IVF or others)

April 15th 2018
VIDEO: IVF in Cameroon, It's Possible

Presentation of the IVF process in Cameroon and in particular at the Odyssée clinic located in Douala. TENB production with the participation of Equinoxe Television.

June 15th 2017
VIDEO: Documentary A first baby (TV5)

Since 1997 in Cameroon, medically assisted procreation (A.M.P) has enabled some couples in difficulty to become parents. Meetings with actors of the AMP who work in the clinic which paved the way for this remarkable technique.

April 1st 2020
The age of being a mother

Thoughts on the matter of the age of being a mother

April 1st 2020
Possible complications after an IVF

AMP treatments use powerful drugs whose prescription requires much precautions

October 2nd 2019
VIDEO: Press conference on October Joint Congress

Extract from Equinoxe TV's coverage about the joint congress (Gieraf congress and Franco-Cameroonian congress of Obstetrics Gynecology) to be held in Douala from October 6 to 11, 2019. Press conference on October 1.

July 1st 2018
The challenges faced in infertility care in Cameroon

Article published in July 2018 in IFFS official journal, Global Reproductive Health Journal, authored by GIERAF members

June 2nd 2018
VIDEO: 800 babies born in Cameroon thanks to IVF

Like in many other African countries, infertile couples that fail to get children suffer stigma in Cameroon. In societies where there is still belief in superstition, families say they are cursed.

March 20th 2017
AUDIO: Question of infertility in Africa (RFI)

Infertility in Africa has become a real public health issue, even if the authorities do not make it a priority. Between 15 and 30% of African couples have difficulty procreating.

October 15th 2014
VIDEO: Infertility in Cameroon (France 24)

Sub-Saharan Africa is the area of the world with the highest birth rate, but paradoxically it is also the one affected by the highest rate of infertility. 15 to 30% of couples would be affected by this problem against 5 to 10% of couples in the rest of the world.