Health News of Wednesday, 11 January 2017Source: kinnakasblog.comMeet Cameroonian doctor who educates in Pidgin EnglishDr Suzan Enjema AwehThe use of social media has exploded in Cameroon during the past two years! The Cameroonian doctor gives health advice on YouTube, in mostly in Pidgin English, as a way to counter infrastructure bottlenecks in the country where access to doctors and remains a challenge. Dr. Sea calls what she does ‘meducation’ the topics covered are mostly done in pidgin English, which is widely spoken in parts of West Africa. The physician started filming videos in 2014 after a colleague asked if she was interested in filming health segments. Dr Sea wants to help fill the gap in medical services through her program.
January 11, 2017 09:54 UTC