Projects

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

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
Project Status: 
Ongoing
Interventions and focus areas: 
Primary focus area: 
Region: 
South East Asia
Address of head office: 
Chhattisgarh
India
Partners: 
Raigarh Ambikapur Health Association (RAHA)
Project responsible: 
Dr. Elizabeth Nalloor
Project start date: 
2018 to 2021
Project budget: 
USD 160,280
WDF contribution: 
USD 160,000

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.