Health & safety
Douala has a poor reputation for muggings and you need to be streetwise. Taxis are always a good idea after dark, and leave your valuables in your hotel. The beggars near Hôtel Akwa Palace can sometimes be aggressive.
Pharmacie de Centre (Blvd de la Liberté)
Pharmacie de Douala (Blvd Ahidjo)
Polyclinique Bonanjo (342 7936; Ave de Gaulle) For medical emergencies.
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