01. Jul 2016

WDF supports 26 new projects in first half of 2016

Gwendolyn Carleton
The new projects will improve diabetes prevention, treatment and care for thousands of people worldwide.
Sudanese patients receiving footcare as part of a WDF partnership with the Jabir Abu Eliz Diabetic Centre. A new project, WDF14-914, will further enhance diabetes footcare in the country.
Below is a list of the new partnership projects that received WDF funding in the first six months of 2016. (Several advocacy projects also received funding in the first half of the year; these are not listed.)   
 
Project descriptions will be added to the WDF website soon; search on the project ID to learn more.
 

New projects signed in first half of 2016
 

Country

ID

Description

Afghanistan

WDF15-1206 ‘Live Longer – Now!’ Improving Diabetes Awareness and Access in Afghanistan

Bangladesh

WDF15-1237 Preconception care through religious leaders 

Bolivia

WDF15-1242 Prevention of obesity and diabetes in school children

Bolivia

WDF15-1274 Pilot Project: Prevention and Control of Diabetes in Indigenous Peoples in Bolivia

China

WDF15-967 Community health prevention and management of diabetics and high risk groups

Democratic Republic of Congo

WDF15-1243

To educate and sensitize forest communities of Kalehe, Kabare and Idjwi Island in regards to diabetes

Guatemala

WDF14-900

Mobile unit against diabetes

Guatemala

WDF15-1195

Strengthening of the strategy for prevention and control of diabetes  in three departments in Guatemala*

India

WDF14-877

Gestational Diabetes Awareness & Screening

India

WDF15-1203

Rural Diabetes Care Model, Sikkim 

India

WDF15-1212

Indigenous women’s initiative for preventing diabetes & NCDs among the indigenous people

India

WDF15-1213 Preventing GDM Among Women Living in Slum

India

WDF15-1241

Reaching the unreached through diabetes prevention and care programme

India

WDF15-1245 Promoting prevention, care and management of diabetes among indigenous peoples emphasizing on diabetic foot care

India

WDF15-1317 Diabetes Prevention Focusing Diabetic Foot-Care

Mauritius

WDF14-940 Implementation of the National Service Framework for Diabetes*
Mexico

WDF14-936

Primary Diabetes Care Reynosa, Mexico  
Mexico

WDF15-1223

Tackling DR in a Megalopolis – the case of Mexico City (Pilot)
Mexico

WDF15-1235

Mexico Microclinic Social Network Program  

Nepal

WDF15-1215 Improving access to diabetes care in Nepal

Nicaragua

WDF15-961 Spreading hope through strengthened relations
Nicaragua

WDF15-963

Group-based diabetes prevention and treatment

Pakistan

WDF15-1221 Bi-directional tuberculosis-diabetes screening in Pakistan
Peru

WDF15-1224

Linkage between Tuberculosis and Diabetes

Sudan

WDF14-914 Diabetic foot primary care
Uganda

WDF15-1219

Gestational diabetes in central Uganda

*Project terminated