Oct 1, 2002
Journal of Transcultural Nursing
The purpose of this article is to describe the health care system in the West African country of Cameroon and to make recommendations for quality improvement. The Cameroon health care system, used here as an example of the type of system often encountered in developing countries, is described in terms of factors influencing its operation with subsequent health outcomes. International assistance and collaboration with developed countries to improve the Cameroon health care system and health status of the Cameroon people are recommended.