Yaounde (Cameroon) -- Conference on AIDS

On Saturday, November 22, Professor Victor Anomah Ngu, a Cameroon specialist with international prestige, gave a conference on AIDS at Nolanga Study Center in Yaoundé. The audience consisted of university students and high school seniors from the Yaoundé area.

Professor Ngu first explained the physio-pathology of the disease—the mechanism of production and contagion—to enable listeners to understand better the possible ways that science has of combating AIDS. He gave many examples from his personal research in this area and results obtained in treating patients.

An important part of his exposition was devoted to explaining the means to prevent this plague. Professor Ngu made it clear that the only sure way to avoid AIDS was moral behavior in accord with human nature: “abstinence and fidelity.”

The conference was followed by a lively question-and-answer session.

Romana, No. 37, July-December 2003, p. 87-88.