Third Edition of the CITSA: Interdisciplinary and Transversal Health Conference Yaounde, 2nd - 3rd February 2024

29 January, 2024

Dear HIFA colleagues and Friends

The Interdisciplinary and transversal health conference abbreviated in french as CITSA, will be held in Yaounde from the 2nd to the 3rd under the patronage of the ministry of public health.

This scientific and health hybrid event is organised by the Cameroon Medical Doctors (MEDcamer). The theme of this year is timely when mental health issues and non communicable diseases are on the rise in. Cameroon and Africa. The theme : Mental health and Non Communicable Disease will be organised around four symposia, oral presentations and key note speeches. Under the a interdisciplinary team science committee:

-Jean Claude Mbanya (Chairman)

-Jean Baptiste Fotso Djemo (Vice chairman)

-Joel Djache

-Anatase Dzudie.

-Chistian Eyoum

-Didier Demassosso

-Marieleine Kemme

-Chris Nadège Nganou - Gnindjio

-Eugene Sobngwi

-Farida Haoua Oumarou

My presentation will focus on sexual abuse and mental health disorders. I have been working for years and in my master's thesis on sexual trauma and psychopathologies of rape.

The HIFA is a partner of the event.

For more information about the conference and how to participate please visit:

Warm regards,

Didier Demassosso

HIFA Country representative for Cameroon

HIFA Country Representative Coordinator Afro Region

Mental health advocate

Clinical psychologist

HIFA profile: Didier Demassosso is a mental health practitioner, Consultant (WHO , MoPH Cameroon...), Mental health advocate , Youth advocate with 10 years experience in mental health development in Cameroon. He is also a health communicator and educationist. HIFA Country Representative For Cameroon/ HIFA Country Representative of the year 2014 / Regional Coordinator for Africa. He also currently volunteers for the Mental Health Innovation Network Africa as Knowledge Exchange Assistant.

Email: didier.demassosso AT