Ngu Victor Anomah

Ngu Victor Anomah was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2006. As a fellow, Ngu Victor Anomah contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

Year elected
Medical & Health Sciences

Victor Anomah Ngu was a Cameroonian professor, researcher and one-time Minister of Public Health. The Professor became famous after inventing VANHIVAX (see Lachenal 2017), a vaccine he affirmed is an immunological solution in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. After passing his Secondary school days at the prestigious St. Joseph's College, Sasse, Buea Cameroon; he moved to the University of Ibadan (1948–1950), St Mary’s Hospital Medical School and the University of London (1951–1954). Professor of Surgery, University of Ibadan (1965–1971); Professor of Surgery, Université de Yaoundé (1971–1974); Vice Chancellor, Université de Yaoundé (1974–1982); President of the Association of African Universities (1981–1982); Minister of Public Health, Government of Cameroon (1984–1988); Director of the Cancer Research Laboratory, Université de Yaoundé (1984 - ); Founder - Hope Clinic Cameroon (1991). He died at the Yaoundé University Teaching Hospital, CHU, after a protracted illness on 14 June 2011   Biography courtesy of