Talabi Diabetes Center | A not-for-profit grassroots oriented facility 

News

ABSTRACT ON ENHANCING DIABETES AND CARE IN OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

Background: Primary Health Care is the first level of contact of individuals, the family and community within the national health system, bringing health care as close as possible to where people live and work. In Nigeria, diabetes care is absent at the Primary care level. Empowerment of workers within the primary care setting with knowledge and minimal equipment about diabetes will encourage and ensure earlier diagnosis and management of the disease and its complications. Also, screening (blood glucose testing) programmes should be set up in each Primary healthcare Centre to facilitate identification and earlier diagnosis of gestational diabetes. [Read More...]

PROGRESS REPORT ON EXECUTION OF WORLD DIABETES FOUNDATION GRANT

The project titled ‘ Enhancing Diabetes Education and Care in Ogun State – WDF- 1527’ has been operational since October 2016. The following milestones have been reached: 1. 505 Primary Healthcare workers have been trained on Diabetes Care. 2. 4,996 individuals have been screened for diabetes in the participating 100 PrimaryHealthcare Centres.. [Read More...]

TDC RECEIVES GRANT FROM WDF

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. [Read More...]