The Government of Sri Lanka of including the Ministry of Health is committed towards a free health service with special emphasis placed on quality care. It has recognized the need for targeting chronic non-communicable diseases (NCD), in particular the rapidly increasing number of diabetics within the lower socio-economic strata.
The project aimed to prevent vulnerable communities from developing diabetes and its complications including CVD. It also aimed to improve the quality of diabetic care with enhanced secondary prevention in the delivery of care specifically in gestational diabetes and the diabetic foot. Since it particularly targeted the lower socio-economic groups, this project fulfilled the necessary criteria as a charitable project.
The final goal of the project was to generate the above evidence and thereby advocate policy makers and planners to replicate the approaches adopted in the project island wide.
The problems of diabetic feet are ill addressed with focus on secondary prevention in the general care of diabetes in Sri Lanka. This has been to an extent been addressed through the development of a cohort of nurse educators, butREAD MORE
The primary objective of the partnership is the creation of awareness about the importance of providing proper care for those suffering of diabetes, including the use of precisely designed footwear in order to prevent harm to the sensitiveREAD MORE
DSI AND NIROGI SRI LANKA PARTNER UP ONCE AGAIN TO PROMOTE SPECIAL SHOES FOR DIABETIC PATIENTS
The country’s leading footwear and apparel brand, DSI recently joined hands once again with Nirogi Sri Lanka on a campaign to promote the use of specially produced shoes for diabetic patients. The primary objective of the partnership is the creation of awareness about the importance of providing proper care for those suffering of diabetes, including theREAD MORE