CVIE Conference Info

Conference Date & Time:
August 22, 2020

Conference Location:
Afrique Today Live
Organized by The Patcha Foundation in collaboration with CAMDOC UK.

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August 22, 2020 | 2:00 PM (USA Eastern Time) | Afrique Today Live

A virtual discussion panel with professional experts to give you insights on the current state of this pandemic in relation to domestic violence issues. Organized by The Michael & Mauritia Patcha Foundation in collaboration with CAMDOC UK.

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Moderator & Speakers

Dr. Vicky Kamwa
Dr. Vicky Kamwa | Moderator

  • Honorary Clinical Research Fellow, University of Birmingham
  • Acute & Endocrinology Medicine Trainee, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, West Midlands
Marie Abanga
Marie Abanga
Marie Abanga

Marie Abanga aka MAG likes to describe herself as a “Jacqueline of several trades”. She is an everyday woman and mother with a zigzag profile. Let’s give it a try!

She is an Activist, an Author, a Coach, a Consultant, a Feminist, a Lawyer, a Lecturer, a Prince 2 Project Manager, a Psychotherapist, a Philanthropist and above all a spiritualist! She just loves to sum it up by saying she is a person of passions and a tale of talents. Her life’s journey has filled 7 books already and her three musketeers keep her busy at home. MAG is 41 and lives in Douala the economic capital of Cameroon.

MAG is also the founder and CEO of the association Hope for the Abused and Battered. The Country Director of the Gabriel Bebonbechem Foundation for Epilepsy & Mental well being. She is also the Global Mental Health Peer Executive representing Cameroon.

Dr Mboua Veronique
Dr Mboua Veronique
  • Obstetrician gynecologist, Yaounde Emergency Center
  • Coordinator of the legal and psycho-social medical care network for survivors of sexual violence
  • Assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Yaounde 1
  • Trainer of trainers in the clinical management of survivors of gender-based violence
Dr Nkwayep Mpafe
Dr Nkwayep Mpafe
Dr Nwayep Mpafe is a General practitioner who has worked for over 20 years in the NHS. He is currently working for the Ministry of Defense in the UK and is based in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, at the Royal Center of Defense Medicine, with special interest in underwater medicine and Substance misuse.