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Biography of Victor NGU ANOMAH

Cameroon > Professionals : Victor NGU ANOMAH

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Born on 01/02/1926 (format : day/month/year)

Biography :

Victor Anomah Ngu.,b.February 1,1926 at Buea, Republic of Cameroon, is a  well-known professor of Surgery.He was also former Ministry of Health in Cameroon.


- Government School, Bamenda;
- St. Joseph's College, Sasse, Buea & Government School, Ibadan, Nigeria;
- University of Ibadan: 1948-1950;
- St. Mary's Hospital Medical School, University of London: 1951-1954.

Professional Training & Experience:

- House Surgeon & House Physician, St. Mary's Hospital London: 1954-1955;
- Medical Officer, C.D.C. Hospital, Bota, Victoria, Cameroon: 1956-1957;
- Registrar, Department of Surgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria: 1957-1958;
- Registrar, Surgery, St. Mary s Hospital & Paddington General Hospital, London: 1958-1959;
- Senior Registrar, Surgery University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria: 1960-1962;
- Lecturer, University of Ibadan, & Consultant Surgeon, University College Hospital, Ibadan: 1962-1964;
- Rockefeller Research Fellowship in Cancer Chemotherapy at Children's Cancer Research Foundation & Harvard Medical School, Boston: 1962-1963;
- Senior Lecturer in Surgery, University of Ibadan: 1964-1965 - Exchange Professor of Surgery, John Hopkins Hospital Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland U.S.A. : March-June 1965;
- Professor & Head of Department of Surgery, University of Ibadan, Nigeria: 1965-1968;
- Professor of Surgery, University of Ibadan, Nigeria: 1968-1972;
- Professor of Surgery, University Centre for Health Sciences, University of Yaounde, Cameroon : October 1971 – September 1974.

- Vice-Chancellor, University of Yaounde: 1974-1982;
- Delegate General for Scientific & Technical Research: July 1982 – February 1984;
- Minister of Public Health: February 1984.

- Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Valeur, Cameroun: 1976 ;
- Past Vice-President for Africa of International Union against Cancer: 1966-1970;
- President of Nigeria Cancer Society: 1970-1979;
- President of Association of Surgeons of West Africa : 1972-1974;
- Albert Lasker Medical Research Award in Clinical Cancer Chemotherapy: 1972;
- President of the Association of African Universities: 1981-1982.

Last update : 07/16/2008

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