Five elements to set up a successful diabetes clinic

Five elements to set up a successful diabetes clinic

Two leading private diabetes care institutions in Africa met virtually to share their stories and discuss multidisciplinary diabetes care models across the continent: the Lions Diabetes Care Centre of MP Shah Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya and the Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology (CDE) in Johannesburg, South Africa. Some fifty-eight healthcare professionals, medical and pharmaceutical business executives joined in the live discussion on 4th June. Their objective? To identify the key elements that a private healthcare provider should consider before establishing a diabetes clinic. This event was part of Diabetes Africa’s ‘Active Conversations’ series, examining diabetes care in a changing world.

Rethinking podiatry care in Africa

Rethinking Podiatry of Africa: when amputations are not inevitable

Healthcare professionals and business executives joined a spirited discussion last Thursday to tackle an ambitious topic: ‘Rethinking podiatry care in Africa’. Led by a podiatrist, an endocrinologist, and the head of the only academic podiatry department in Africa, the conversation addressed topics such as perceptions of the profession, multidisciplinary care and education. Over a hundred participants joined in the live discussion, which was part of Diabetes Africa’s ‘Active Conversations’ series, examining diabetes care in a changing world.

COVID-19 and diabetes care in Eastern Africa

COVID-19 and diabetes care in Eastern Africa

Diabetes Africa brought together senior physicians from Eastern Africa for a virtual event that took place on 30 April 2020. Endocrinologists and diabetes specialists reflected on the new practices, behaviours and risks brought about by the current pandemic. Fifty-eight healthcare professionals and business executives listened in on the conversation, which was part of Diabetes Africa’s Active Conversations series designed to examine diabetes care in a changing world.