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Biaka Hospital laboratory Named after Dr. Charles Namme Menyoli

St Veronica Medical Center Buea (BUIB teaching Hospital) commonly known as Biaka Hospital, has named its laboratory after Dr Charles Namme Menyoli one of Cameroon’s finest entrepreneurs. Known for his love for quality and philanthropic works amongst other attributes, this move by Biaka Hospital is in recognition of this iconic figure for his surport of over 4 Million Francs CFA to the hospital.

In an opening address by the Medical director of Biaka Hospital Dr. Fon Tita, he stated clearly that the funds have been used meticulously to improve on the laboratory for better services to the present and future generations who will make use of the hospital’s services.


The CEO and Chair of St Veronica Medical Center Dr. Mrs Francisca Hongla Biaka while handing a special gift of recognition for the kind gesture by Dr. Charles Namme Menyoli, thanked him for his love and concern towards the Biaka Hospital and promised to keep the hospital up to standard for quality services to the community.

In response to this honor, barrister Evanjoh Abel Nyoki, representing Dr. Charles Namme Menyoli, apreciated the management of the hospital for their exceptional services and notted that to Dr. Menyoli, Biaka Hospital is “Home”.

The event was crowned with a visit to the renovated laboratory which has in place amongst other things a Centrifuge used for the separation of fliuds and specimen, an air conditioner, a computer for data storage and printing of lab results. The laboratory has equally been compartmentalized.

BUIB: Former Students Collect Originals of Undergraduate Certificates.

Ex-students of Biaka University Institute of Buea BUIB are gladdened with the availability of their undergraduate certificates after years of waiting. This show of excitement was visible during the handing over ceremony of the certificates to the BUIB Nigerian former students who convene at Rosebud Hotel, Abuja Nigeria, for the collection of this document from the University’s administrative personnel.

At the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor of BUIB Dr. Mrs. Francisca Hongla Biaka via a video call, addressed these students and applauded them for their understanding and maturity exhibited over the years as they waited for this important document. She reassured participants of the University’s Credibility and commitment in serving her students as VIPs while calling on them to remain ambassadors of the institution and be professional in their practice.

In addition, the Special Adviser to the VC/Public Relations Officer Mr Singe Ikome Otto, alongside the Communication and Marketing Manager Mme Fomucha Mirabelle representing BUIB in Nigeria, appreciated these students for their years of patience while reminding them of the process involved in the issuing of original certificates as stipulated by the law governing educational institutions in Cameroon. They reiterated that the delay is no fault of Biaka University Institute of Buea but rather the system put in place by the State mentoring institution which however is under review for better facilitation of the process.

On their part, the students immensely thanked the management of BUIB for this great gesture in displacing her workers from Cameroon to Nigeria for the handing of their certificates. This they noted will go a long way to allow some of them gain work promotion.

The event which took place on the 24th of July 2021 in Abuja Nigeria, saw the presence of over 70 BUIB ex students of the Nigerian Community.

BUIB: Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Welcomes team from BUIB

The Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria on this 23rd day of July 2021 received dignitaries from Biaka University Institute of Buea, on a friendly visit to the agency. Welcoming the Special adviser to the VC and PR officer of BUIB Mr. Singe Ikome Otto alongside the Communication and Marketing Manager of BUIB Mme Fomucha Mirabelle, the Secretary General/Registrar Mr. Alh Faruk Umar Abubaka applauded BUIB for their efforts put over the years in maintaining standards in the grooming of nurses and midwives who do not only serve Nigeria, but the world at large.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council it should be noted, takes charge of issuing work permit/ licence to graduates after they have undergone a special examination which qualifies them to obtain a licence to work as professionals in their different disciplines within the Nigerian community.

Training nurses and other health care practitioners for over 22years the Biaka University Institute of Buea has been in close collaboration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria as the institute has trained and graduated many Nigerians over the years.

Speaking at this meeting , the delegation from BUIB appreciated the Registrar and his collaborators for their services rendered.

BUIB : Courtesy Visit to the Federal Education Ministry, Nigeria.

A two man delegation of Biaka University Institute of Buea meets with officials of the Nigerian Ministry of Education to strengthen working relationship within these two bodies. Welcoming the team from BUIB, the sub director of Education Support Services Mr. Koli S. N Expressed satisfaction with the professionalism exhibited by Biaka University Institute of Buea over the years. This Ministry which is in charge of the evaluation of academic certificates for authenticity and equivalence has been working closely with BUIB to ensure that their citizens who graduate from Biaka University Institute of Buea, just like other foreign institutions have their certificates duly evaluated and processed for eligibility of the graduates to function within the Nigerian system and beyond.

Representing BUIB, the Public Relations Officer Mr. Singe Ikome Otto alongside the Communication and Marketing Manager Mme Fomucha Mirabelle extended words of thanks to the Ministry for the smooth Collaboration and promised to keep the candle burning in graduating qualified health practitioners amongst others. The meeting took place on Thursday the 22nd of July 2021 at the Federal Education Ministry in Abuja Nigeria.