UNRWA: 2015 clinical audit of diabetes care among Palestine refugees

In 2015, UNRWA conducted the second clinical audit to assess the situation and progress in diabetes care since the first audit of 2012. Diabetes remains an important health problem among Palestine refugees, and the prevalence of diabetes has continuously been increasing: by 3-5% every year. In 2014, a total of 127,806 diabetic patients were registered in UNRWA five Fields (Gaza Strip, Jordan, Lebanon, West Bank and Syria).