Posted on October 9, 2016
Talabi Diabetes Centre (TDC), in October 2016 received a grant worth 100,000 United States Dollars from The World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) to run a 2 year project titled ‘Enhancing Diabetes Education and Care in Ogun State’. The project is to run from October 2016 to November 2018.
The project will be executed in conjunction with the Ogun State Local Government Service Commission and the Ogun State Chapter of Diabetes Association of Nigeria.
Project Goal: Improve knowledge and strengthen the skill of Primary Healthcare Workers in Ogun State to deliver basic diabetes care.
1. Improve the knowledge base of 1000 primary healthcare workers on diabetes.
2. Improve the ability of 1000 primary healthcare workers to deliver good diabetes education and care thereby improving the lives of people living with diabetes in their communities.
3. Furnish all the participating 100 Primary Healthcare Centres in Ogun state with Glucose monitors and strips and blood pressure monitors to be shared among them and the health posts in the various communities.
4. Screen 25,000 individuals who present to the various primary healthcare centres for diabetes
Target group(s): Primary Healthcare workers in the 20 Local Governments in Ogun State.
Intended project results
Planned activities to reach objectives: