Association Rwandaise des Diabetiques

 

Organizational Information

Website: http://rwandadiabetes.com/
 

Membership Information

Founded in 1997

5750 Members in 2016

 

15 employees 

Member of IDF since 2003

 

 

About

Rwanda Diabetes Association is a private organization founded in 1997 with the aim of improving the well being of the diabetes patients in Rwanda and of joining the global efforts to advocate and help people with diabetes.
 
During the last 12 years Rwanda Diabetes Association together with its partners dispensed care to diabetics in Rwanda and other patients within its clinic, provided information on diabetes management, trained health professionals, advocated for diabetics in Rwanda and abroad, pro-acted for diabetes treatement innovations, created a network between diabetes care stakeholders, looked for indigenious diabetics and gave help, etc.
 
Vision: An environment whereby nobody us dying of diabetes

Main Focus

  • To prevent and treat diabetes and its complications
  • To educate and mobilize the population of Rwanda to diabetes awareness
  • To undertake research and promote the welfare of people living with diabetes
  • To advocate and partner with the government, national and international organisations in the fight against diabetes
 

Activities

During the last 16 years, Rwanda Diabetes Association together with its national and international partners including Ministry of Health of Rwanda, International Diabetes Federation from Belgium, Insulin For Life from Australia, Life For A Child from Australia, World Diabetes Foundation of Norwegian, Insulin Zum Leben from Germany, Team Type 1 from USA, University of Pittsburg and Marijolie’s fund from USA dispensed care to diabetics in Rwanda and other patients within its clinics and government hospitals, provided information on diabetes management, trained health professionals, advocated for diabetics in Rwanda and abroad, pro-acted for diabetes treatment innovations, created a network between diabetes care stakeholders, looked for indigenous diabetics and provided help.

 
 

Young Leaders in Diabetes

 Pascal represents the Rwanda Diabetes Association in the Young Leaders in Diabetes Programme (YLD).

Read more about him and about the YLD programme here

Publications & Newsletters

Download their latest annual report (2014)

 

Message from the President

Mr François Gishoma

 

 

Rwanda country information

 

IDF Members in Africa