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Support our Crowdfunding campaign to build a new Diabetes Education Centre

Between 2011 and 2016, our Diabetes Education Centre in Mwulire successfully taught 160 vulnerable young diabetics how to manage their diabetes and how to make a living from various vocational skills such as hairdressing, sewing, baking and agriculture. Many graduates were able to make some money and improved their diabetes […]

#Blue November 2017

The final program of the World Diabetes Day 2017 is out, please join us in the campaign to raise awareness about diabetes and advocate for the people living with diabetes:  Screening of Diabetes and other Non-Communicable Diseases at Health Center level (all) (14th to 18th) Prime Minister Office, neighboring Ministries […]

An exciting and easy organization logo development competition

The East African Non-Communicable Diseases Alliances (EANCDA) is an umbrella union of national Non-Communicable Disease (NCDs) Alliances from Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zanzibar. These are united by the goal of working towards the prevention and control of NCDs in the region. The country alliances are in turn unions […]

World Diabetes Day 2015

Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions worldwide and is associated with a large economic burden, increased risk of cardiovascular disease, and premature mortality. Hyperglycaemia is the hallmark clinical manifestation of diabetes and evolves through a multi factorial aetiology of genetic, environmental, and behavioural enablers. Approximately 90% of diabetes cases are the […]

Tour du Rwanda 2015

The World Diabetes Day, led by the International Diabetes Federation and its member associations around the world, is always an opportunity to raise awareness and advocate for the wellbeing of diabetes patients. In Rwanda, together with the Ministry of Health of Rwanda, the Rwanda Biomedical Center, Rwanda Diabetes Association and […]

Campus Campaigns

To celebrate World Diabetes Day, 2015, the Rwanda Diabetes Association, together with the Ministry of Health of Rwanda, the Rwanda Biomedical Center, and Team Type 1, set on a mission to raise awareness throughout the country. With a team comprised of 15 people from the Rwanda Diabetes Association and the Rwanda […]

University of Rwanda and ISPAD Trainings

On November 7th, 2015, the Rwanda Diabetes Association and its partners organized a one day training for students in Rwanda’s Pharmaceutical Students Association (RPSA). Students received lessons and information on diabetes and screening techniques for body moss index, blood glucose and blood pressure. From November 7th to the 11th, the Rwanda […]

UN Staff Screening

As part of the national campaign leading up to World Diabetes Day, the Rwanda Diabetes Association together with the Ministry of Health, Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) and Team Type 1 gathered a team to screen United Nations staff and raise awareness about chronic diseases in Kigali, Rwanda on October 29th, 2015. With a […]

World Heart Day 2015

As part of the national campaign leading up to World Diabetes Day, the Rwanda Diabetes Association together with the Ministry of Health, Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) and Team Type 1 gathered a team to raise awareness for World Heart Day on September 29th, 2015. With a team composed of 15 people […]