WDF’s 2019 fundraiser builds on a long-standing partnership with UNRWA to protect the feet of a vulnerable group – Palestine refugees in Jordan.
WDF’s 2019 fundraiser project, Prevention and Management of Diabetic Foot for Refugees with Diabetes, will build on the learnings from this long-term partnership, with a special focus on preventing diabetic foot ulcers and, ultimately, amputations among Palestine refugees in Jordan through education, empowerment and capacity building of health staff. To learn more.
Project deliverables include:
- 90 doctors and 200 nurses trained in diabetic foot care
- 26 clinics strengthened to provide diabetic foot care, including provision of diagnostic equipment (monofilaments, doppler ultrasound, thermal printers) and basic exercise equipment for physical activity improvement
- 50,000 educational materials / brochures produced on diabetes foot care
- 46,200 patients screened for diabetic foot care
- Related equipment procured and used
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