Category Archives: diabetes

A New Way to Work with Nurses

It all started when HHI recognized the need to make the connection between good health and emotional wellbeing. It needed to be done in a way that empowered each individual to see how they can begin to take control of their own health, with the help of local health care.  Because of this, in the [Read more]

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Breaking New Ground in Diabetes Prevention, Detection, and Treatment Access in the Dominican Republic

HHI has been breaking new ground in the training of Community Health Workers (Promotores de Salud) on diabetes prevention, case detection and referral. According to the International Diabetes Federation, 50% of all diabetes cases around the world go undiagnosed. For people living in poverty, this often results in a long list of complications that can eventually [Read more]

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Partnering With The World Diabetes Foundation To Improve The Response To Diabetes

In November 2014, HHI entered into a two-year joint partnership grant with the World Diabetes Foundation, Population Services International (PSI) and the Ministry of Public Health. We are helping to strengthen the local health care system’s response to diabetes by improving access to diabetes care and providing training for health professionals on diabetes prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Here’s why [Read more]

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