Ada Helen Ngoh has been reporting health for the Cameroon Radio Television since 2007. During this time, her scope has widened from covering stories for local consumption in the small community in the Southwest of Cameroon, where she works, to covering international health stories for national radio. She is also a contributor for The Post, the leading English language newspaper in Cameroon.
Ms Ngoh has interviewed international actors on the health scene, including the Director of the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS, Michel Sidibe, former Director of the Global AIDS Vaccine Enterprise, Dr. Alan Bernstein, the Berlin patient Timothy Brown (thought to be the only person to have been cured of HIV), the Director of UNFPA, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, US Global AIDS coordinator, Eric Goosby and several others.
She is also Vice President of the Cameroon Association of English Speaking Journalists Southwest Chapter.
Ms Ngoh is working towards establishing a strong association of health reporters in Cameroon to encourage accurate and quality health reporting. She is moderator of an online network of health journalists in the country. The group as at now facilitates reporting by connecting journalists with sources, sharing story ideas and opportunities in health reporting.
She hold a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, obtained from the University of Buea, Cameroon in 2005.