Jimma- Ethiopia

Currently we are in phase II of the project. Phase II Study to identify prevalence and provide intervention programs.
The Objectives of this phase is to:

  1. Identify the general population prevalence in certain geographical and point of health care locations. The locations include, the outpatient clinic, a health center and the general community in Asendabo or Agaro.
  2. Obtain a detailed description on the epidemiological features of diabetes in locations other than the hospital clinic and compare it to the hospital clinic patients
  3. Identify areas which can be improved in the management and the decentralization of health care of diabetic patients.
  4. Provide an opportunity for local nurses and health assistants in health centers to further training in follow up of diabetic patients.
  5. To provide screening services and health education for the local community.

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