The Jordan Diabetes Micro-Clinic Project: Community Ownership and Awarness (LT07-157)

Main institution:
Global Micro-Clinic Project

Other institution:
Royal Health Awareness Society

Principal investigator:
D. Zoughbie

Location of the project:
Amann, Jordan

Amount allocated:
USD 400,000

Date:
August 1, 2008 - November 1, 2012

Objectives:
The project will develop and implement a plan that will serve as a basis for a comprehensive approach for managing and treating diabetes in the country. The successful implementation of Micro-Clinic project will promote wellness, alleviate the economic burden of poor health, and provide a model comprehensive public health approach to the management of diabetes in the Middle East and around the world.

Results to date (November 2012):

Presentations:

  • 20th World Diabetes Congress, Montreal (Canada), October 2009
  • TED conferences (11 February 2010)
  • CGI (17 April 2010)
  • The Clinton Global Initiative-U, Miami (USA), 2010
  • Diabesity, A World-Wide Challenge, Brussels (Belgium) February 2012
  • 5th Annual Global Health Conference, Washington (USA), May 2014

Article:

BRIDGES (Bringing Research in Diabetes to Global Environments and Systems) is a programme initiated by the International Diabetes Federation, and supported by an educational grant from Lilly Diabetes.