Two young inventors receive prize of excellence
Yaoundé, UDs/SIC – 28/11/2016. The Cameroon Academy of Sciences (CAS) during the induction ceremony of new fellows into the academy awarded the Prize of Excellence to two distinct inventors. Mr Nteff Alain and Authur Zang have proven that the youths of Cameroon can add to the growth of science and innovation through their brilliant contributions in the medical field.
Mr Alain Nteff in recognition for his efforts in attaining the millennium development goals invented the “Gifted Mom technology” geared towards reducing infant mortality in Africa. The Technology provides information to pregnant women on when to go for anti-natal consultations and child vaccination. It is worthy mentioning that the advent of this technology has increased the number of women attending mother care services in Cameroon and countries where it has been tested. His vision is to reach out to 5million women come 2018. Mr Nteff backs a host of international awards such as Queen’s Young leaders award, CNN and Forbes Africa among other awards.
Mr Athur Zang is recognized for the invention of the sanitary Cardio pack. A revolutionary electronic device for the transmission of results of diagnosis to cardiologist through wireless connections. This device invented is known for is high reliability with 97% efficiency. This cardio Pack has been on sale since 2015/2016 and is recognized nationally and internationally. He has received an award from the Head of State president Paul Biya, Rolex award, Prize of the American Society for engineers in Tanzania, and the CAS rewarding him for his outstanding performance in the innovation in the medical field.