Cameroon Diabetes Association

Address :
c/o Plaza Pharmacy Building
Commercial Avenue POB 583
Bamenda, North West Province
Cameroon
Telephone number :
+237-77755573
Email :
achuphebe@yahoo.com
Founded in :
1969
Member of IDF since :
1991
Number of members :
389

About

The Cameroon diabetes association has the mission to promote diabetes awareness, prevent and care of the people with diabetes.
Cameroon is divided into ten regions. Branches of Cameroon diabetes associated were created in the ten regions in other to facilitate communication and coordination of activities. At each of the levels, there is a managing branch executive.

Main Focus

  • The main focus and activities of the association are
  • Diabetes Awareness
  • Diabetes Education

Activities

The main planned activities are

  • Intensify awareness especially among the Bororos and muslim community (nomadic cattle rarer)
  • Fund raising to assist children who have been excluded from the changing diabetes in children program
  • Training of diabetes educators
  • Carry out a survey of programs funded with grants from the international diabetes foundation and others that involves the Association, and the use of the diabetes conversation maps in clinics and hospitals.
  • Intensify diabetes education
  • Advocacy and communication with the government, the parliament particular.
  • Strengthen the Association for children with diabetes and their families
  • Organization of the national diabetes conference before world diabetes day celebration

 

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