CURES

A joint center of competence in energy for health (in Cameroon)

33% of medical equipment failures due to the electrical infrastructure

WHO

The Project

The main objective is to train engineers, as well as conduct advanced research on issues relating to the genetaion, distribution, storage and management of safe and quality electrical power for use in hospitals.

The center also aims to ensure the sustainable deployment of developed solutions by promoting and supporting local entrepreneurship.

Key Accomplishments

2017

Various energy audits in different hospitals.

2014

Installation of an emergency power supply under test at CURES.

2013

Inauguration of CURES research center.

Current Status

The center is still ongoing.  Currently 4 PhD students and 3 Master Thesis students are working at CURES.

Cures Laboratory

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