The Advocacy for Comprehensive Abortion Care project (ACAC) was officially launched in Cameroon on Monday September 30, 2019 during a ceremony that was presided at by the Director of the Department of Family Health, Professor Mbu Robinson. The ceremony was attended by the executive of SOGOC, led by the President Professor Robert Leke, representatives of partner institutions like ACMS, RENATA, CAMNAFAW, ACAFEJ, ASFAC and NOLFOWOP.
The launch was an occasion for the guests and the public to discover and learn more about SOGOC and the ACAC project. The speeches from the society’s President Prof Leke and the Focal point of the project Dr Eko, highlighted the mission, vision, context and objectives of the society and the ACAC project. The presiding official of the ceremony, Professor Mbu reiterated that the vision of the ACAC project is in line with the directives of the Ministry of Public Health. He noted that unsafe abortion is a leading cause of maternal mortality and the Government definitely needs the support of collaborators like SOGOC and other organisations dealing in sexual reproductive health so as to combat maternal mortality.