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Health & safety

Dangers & annoyances

Yaoundé is more relaxed than Douala, but there’s still a small risk of street crime. Be particularly wary around the Marché Central, and don’t carry too many valuables with you. Take a taxi if you’re out at night.

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While you're there

Medical services

Pharmacie Bastos (220 6555; Carrefour Bastos) Well-stocked pharmacy.

Polyclinique André Fouda (222 6612) For medical emergencies; in Elig-Essono southeast of Carrefour Nlongkak.

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