Community based awareness, prevention, and control of diabetes, WDF17-1528

Improving diabetes care and prevention through capacity building of faith-based primary health centres in Eastern Chhattisgarh

Objectives

To improve diabetes care and prevention through capacity building of faith-based primary health centres in four districts.

Approach

The project is designed to complement the government’s department of health in Chhattisgarh with regards to addressing diabetes / NCDs.

Raigarh Ambikapur Health Association (RAHA), a grass-root level NGO, will through collaboration with the tribal and poor communities in Eastern Chhattisgarh work towards increasing access to services for diabetic patients in 230 selected villages around 46 Rural Health Centres (RHCs) of RAHA.

Expected results

  • 46 nurses, 46 animators, and 15 field supervisors trained, representing 46 rural health centres.
  • More than 100,000 people screened for diabetes (920 camps covering 230 villages) and referral of diabetes cases to district hospital.
  • An estimated 10,000 people referred for further diagnosis and more than 7,600 diabetes patients diagnosed and treated.
  • More than 230,000 people reached through awareness campaigns.

 

Project information

  • Project nr.:

    WDF17-1528

    Status:

    Ongoing

    Interventions: 

    Focus areas: 

    Area:

    India, South East Asia

    Partners:

    Raigarh Ambikapur Health Association (RAHA)

    Project responsible:

    Dr. Elizabeth Nalloor

    Duration:

    2018 to 2021

    Project budget:

    USD 160,280

    WDF contribution:

    USD 160,000

Project impact

Expected results

  • 46 nurses, 46 animators, and 15 field supervisors trained, representing 46 rural health centres.
  • More than 100,000 people screened for diabetes (920 camps covering 230 villages) and referral of diabetes cases to district hospital.
  • An estimated 10,000 people referred for further diagnosis and more than 7,600 diabetes patients diagnosed and treated.
  • More than 230,000 people reached through awareness campaigns.

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