James Achanyi Fontem is currently the Executive Director of Cameroon Link, an NGO based in Douala that promotes health and agricultural initiatives in rural areas through community radio stations in Cameroon. He undertook a Commonwealth Professional Fellowship with the Sickle Cell Society in the UK in 2008. In addition to his work with Cameroon Link, James chairs a number of different networks including the Federation of Cameroon Breastfeeding Promotion Associations (FECABPA), the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) Men’s Initiative, and Youth Action for Environmental Protection. He is also the National Coordinator for the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN Cameroon). Since 2011, he has acted as the Health District Coordinator for Scaling Up Malaria Control for Impact (SUFI) in Bonassama, located in the Littoral region of Cameroon, all of which are cumulative functions within his role at Cameroon Link.
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