International Journal of Health Economics and Policy

Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2022

  • Fertility and Other Determinants of Women’s Employment in Cameroon

    Kinga Bertila Mayin, Fuein Vera Kum, Sundjo Fabien

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 15-24
    Received: Mar. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 19, 2022
    Published: Apr. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Maternity, pregnancy, childbirth, and the period after childbirth impose a substantial burden on women’s health and time. This, in turn, can have a significant impact on women’s ability to participate in the labour force. This work was aimed at investigating the effect of fertility and other determinants of women’s employment in Cameroon. The expo-... Show More
  • The Effect of Personality Trait on Obesity in the Bamenda Municipality, Cameroon

    Kinga Bertila Mayin, Fuein Vera Kum, Sundjo Fabien, Njohyim Herita Ngefor

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 25-30
    Received: Mar. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 19, 2022
    Published: Apr. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Many researchers have established the link between genes and obesity. Some other researchers, in an attempt to find out why people with the same genetical setup have different body mass indexes, have amongst other factors linked it to differences in socioeconomic status, differences to dieting pattern and physical activities. A new school of though... Show More
  • A Comparative Analysis of the Risk and Odds of Death from COVID-19 Vaccination and COVID-19 Infection in Cameroon

    Kinga Bertila Mayin, Promise Aseh Munteh, Bereynuy Jude Cholong, Mbacham Fon Wilfred

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 31-35
    Received: Mar. 29, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 19, 2022
    Published: Apr. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Like any vaccine, COVID-19 vaccines can cause side effects, most of which are mild or moderate and go away within a few days on their own. Results of clinical trials however show that more serious or long-lasting side effects are possible. This work aims at comparing the risk of dying from COVID-19 vaccination with dying from COVID-19 infection. It... Show More
  • The Effect of Fertility on Women’s Health and the Determinants of Fertility in Cameroon

    Kinga Bertila Mayin, Dobdinga Cletus Fonchamnyo, Fuein Vera Kum, Eyvonne Ngequih Tumasang

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 36-45
    Received: Mar. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 19, 2022
    Published: May 10, 2022
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    Abstract: The World Fact Book ranked Cameroon at the 20th position with a fertility rate of 4.66 in 2020. UNSD Database (2020) gives the fertility rate of Cameroon as 5.4, 5.2 and 5.0 for 2005, 2010 and 2019 respectively. In the rank for the most obese countries, Cameroon was the 135th with an average BMI of 11.4 in 2016. In 2019, 11.4% of Cameroonians were ... Show More