Tamfuchia Ferdinard Baba MA
RME Representative in Cameroon
Tamfuchia Ferdinard Baba joined the RME team in 2020 as Representative in Cameroon. Ferdinard received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Medical Anthropology from Yaoundé I University, Cameroon. He is currently in the process of earning his PhD in Medical Anthropology as well. He also holds a Diploma in Database and Information Systems, obtained from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, India.
Ferdinard has worked with Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) and Girls Corner International (GCI). He continues to volunteer as trainer and facilitator in Cameroon, for GCI, an organization aiming to empower young girls and enable them to make informed decisions, with Love and Relationship Foundation (LRF) and with Be You Leadership Academy (BYLA).
Ferdinard is passionate about research, writing, lecturing, empowering, inspiring and training people in different communities to make informed decisions in their lives and to be actors of their own development. He founded the Centre for Research and Community Empowerment for Sustainable Development (CRESDEV) in 2018, an organization working to research, educate, empower, and build the capacity of communities, especially youths.
His specific area of interest is Women’s Rights, especially Women’s Health and Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights. He has written his thesis on Adolescent Pregnancy and Early Motherhood and has more publications in these areas. He has trained and held educative talks on matters of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (especially comprehensive sexuality education, contraception, family planning, and teenage pregnancy prevention and management) with more than 500 youths, community health workers, and community leaders through CRESDEV and other organizations. He has worked with over 100 parents through CRESDEV’s “Rebuilding Parent-Children Relationships for Families” and many others through his community engagements and networking with other trainers and organizations.