Access to care and medicine

Current status

1. Chamber open

Pro members can join the faculty and participate in its activities

2. Public event

The first public event serves to discuss issues and priorities across the continent

3. Action plan

The action plan identifies resources and actions for the faculty

4. Operational

Faculty members participate in exchange and learning activities

  • Description
  • Objectives
  • Action plan

Overcrowded hospitals, distance, structural deficiencies...People with diabetes in Africa often struggle to access the level of care appropriate for their condition, while healthcare providers do not always have the technical and human resources to provide adequate care. Compounding this is the fact that patients are often priced out of access to many of the newer diabetes medications, some of which have significant effects on diabetes co-morbidities such as cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease.

The objective of the chamber is to develop and execute projects that will increase the capacity and diabetes expertise of healthcare professionals and providers.

This chamber also aims to identify and promote initiatives that would improve patient access to effective medications.

The action plan for this chamber is under discussion. If you would like to participate in its formulation, consider joining our next event. 


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Latest poll results

Are you currently part of a multidisciplinary care team?


Poll carried out among participants in the Active Conversations event on "Multidisciplinary Care teams" (June 2020)

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