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Samuel Cumber

Senior lecturer

Samuel Cumber
Senior lecturer
samuel.cumber@gu.se
+46 31 786 6541
0766-186541

Postal Address: Box 414, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 16 , 41390 Göteborg


Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Institute of Medicine (More Information)
Box 414
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 16 , 413 90 Göteborg

About Samuel Cumber

PhD graduate in Public Health, Dr Samuel Nambile Cumber of Cameroon investigated the health and well-being of street children in Cameroon.

His PhD thesis was titled: “A Situational Analysis of the Health Status and Risky Factors of Street Children in Cameroon with the aim to develop an appropriate intervention model to improve their health”. Cumber’s study also sought to determine the health, social and psychological challenges and associated risk factors for street children and from there propose an intervention model to improve their situation and also get them off the streets.

He surveyed 399 participants, 80% male and 20% female, aged between 12 and 17 using structured questionnaires analysed through the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 14.
In collaboration with his supervisor, Professor Joyce M. Tsoka-Gwegweni, he published six articles from his thesis within a year.

Education
• Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from the University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon.
• Post graduate diploma (Health and Human Rights) from Dalarna University, Sweden.
• Post graduate diploma (Peace and Development Studies) from Linnaeus University Sweden.
• Master’s degree in Public Health from Umeå University, Sweden.
• PhD in Public Health from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.

Research description
Current area of research includes
• Street Children
• Migration and Health
• Teenage pregnancy and health
• HIV/AIDS among Adolescence
• Vulnerable Children and the Health System

Has experience of working in different parts of Africa including; South Africa, Nigeria and Cameroon.

Latest publications

Prevalence of stillbirth at the Buea Regional Hospital, Fako Division south-west region, Cameroon
Nkengafac Boris Anu, Claude Ngwayu Nkfusai, Marvelle Nanyongo Mbua Evelle, Liza Enanga Efande, Fala Bede et al.
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Association between highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and hypertension in persons living with Hiv/Aids in the Bamenda regional hospital, Cameroon
Pepanze Jill Pangmekeh, Mbunka Muhamed Awolu, Gustave Simo, Gladys Tayong, Samuel Nambile Cumber
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Knowledge and practice of testicular self-examination among secondary students at Ntare School in Mbarara District, South western Uganda
Catherine Atuhaire, Ambrose Byamukama, Rosaline Yumumkah Cumber, Samuel Nambile Cumber
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Prevalence and risk factors associated with cryptosporidiosis among children within the ages 0–5 years attending the Limbe regional hospital, southwest region, Cameroon
Atsimbom Neville Tombang, Ngwa Fabrice Ambe, Tanyi Pride Bobga, Claude Ngwayu Nkfusai, Mongoue Collins Ngandeu et al.
BMC Public Health, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Assessing the uptake of cervical cancer screening among women aged 25-65 years in Kumbo West Health District, Cameroon
Donatus Layu, Kifu Nina Fanka, Dohbit Julius Sama, Claude Ngwayu Nkfusai, Bede Fala et al.
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Knowledge and practice of pregnant women and health care workers on hepatitis B prevention in the Limbe and Muyuka health districts of the south west region of Cameroon
Brenda Mbouamba Yankam, Cho Sebastine Anye, Ngwayu Claude Nkfusai, Joyce Shirinde, Samuel Nambile Cumber
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Assessing implementation modalities of mhealth intervention on pregnant women in Dschang health district, west region of Cameroon
Nkemngu Blake Afutendem, Aubin Nino Baleba, Azefack Léon Tapondjou, Claude Ngwayu Nkfusai, Vecheusi Zennobia Viyoff et al.
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Management of face presentation, face and lip edema in a primary healthcare facility case report, Mbengwi, Cameroon
Nzozone Henry Fomukong, Edwin Ngouagna, Mandeng Ma Linwa Edgar, Ngwayu Claude Nkfusai, Patience Ijang Yunga et al.
Report 2019
Report

Predictors of mortality of pediatric burn injury in the Douala General Hospital, Cameroon
Nzozone Henry Fomukong, Alain Chichom Mefire, Gerard Beyiha, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Mandeng Ma Linwa Edgar et al.
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

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2019

Prevalence of stillbirth at the Buea Regional Hospital, Fako Division south-west region, Cameroon
Nkengafac Boris Anu, Claude Ngwayu Nkfusai, Marvelle Nanyongo Mbua Evelle, Liza Enanga Efande, Fala Bede et al.
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Association between highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and hypertension in persons living with Hiv/Aids in the Bamenda regional hospital, Cameroon
Pepanze Jill Pangmekeh, Mbunka Muhamed Awolu, Gustave Simo, Gladys Tayong, Samuel Nambile Cumber
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Knowledge and practice of testicular self-examination among secondary students at Ntare School in Mbarara District, South western Uganda
Catherine Atuhaire, Ambrose Byamukama, Rosaline Yumumkah Cumber, Samuel Nambile Cumber
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Prevalence and risk factors associated with cryptosporidiosis among children within the ages 0–5 years attending the Limbe regional hospital, southwest region, Cameroon
Atsimbom Neville Tombang, Ngwa Fabrice Ambe, Tanyi Pride Bobga, Claude Ngwayu Nkfusai, Mongoue Collins Ngandeu et al.
BMC Public Health, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Assessing the uptake of cervical cancer screening among women aged 25-65 years in Kumbo West Health District, Cameroon
Donatus Layu, Kifu Nina Fanka, Dohbit Julius Sama, Claude Ngwayu Nkfusai, Bede Fala et al.
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Knowledge and practice of pregnant women and health care workers on hepatitis B prevention in the Limbe and Muyuka health districts of the south west region of Cameroon
Brenda Mbouamba Yankam, Cho Sebastine Anye, Ngwayu Claude Nkfusai, Joyce Shirinde, Samuel Nambile Cumber
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Assessing implementation modalities of mhealth intervention on pregnant women in Dschang health district, west region of Cameroon
Nkemngu Blake Afutendem, Aubin Nino Baleba, Azefack Léon Tapondjou, Claude Ngwayu Nkfusai, Vecheusi Zennobia Viyoff et al.
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Management of face presentation, face and lip edema in a primary healthcare facility case report, Mbengwi, Cameroon
Nzozone Henry Fomukong, Edwin Ngouagna, Mandeng Ma Linwa Edgar, Ngwayu Claude Nkfusai, Patience Ijang Yunga et al.
Report 2019
Report

Predictors of mortality of pediatric burn injury in the Douala General Hospital, Cameroon
Nzozone Henry Fomukong, Alain Chichom Mefire, Gerard Beyiha, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Mandeng Ma Linwa Edgar et al.
Pan African Medical Journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Showing 1 - 10 of 53

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