28. Jun 2019

WDF funds four new projects in first half of 2019

Gwendolyn Carleton
The newest projects focus on diabetes prevention and care in Africa and central Asia.
A young woman in Cote D’Ivoire, one of many who could benefit from WDF18-1590, a new project improving screening and management of gestational diabetes in the country.

WDF signed four new projects in Africa and central Asia in the first half of 2019, and approved several others that are now in the final phases of contract negotiations.


Below is a list of the four new partnership projects that received WDF funding in the first six months of 2019.


New projects signed in first half of 2019


Ivory Coast

WDF18-1590 Improving national capacity for diabetes in pregnancy, Ivory Coast
Georgia WDF18-1589     Promote early prevention and better management of diabetes complications


WDF18-1619 Improvement of diabetes care and complication management in the department of Saint-Louis, Senegal


WDF18-1636 Prevention of diabetes and diabetes care among elderly in Armenia