Innovating in the fight against diabetes in Africa

Date:

  • 23 March 2020 09h00 – 18h00

 

Presentation:

The meeting will be organized in 2 parts.

Part 1 : 09h00 - 12h00

Develop a francophone approach in the fight against diabetes

This meeting will present 2 objectives:

  • Present to the missions of French-speaking countries to the UN in Geneva the problem of diabetes and particularly diabetes in Africa
  • Create a network of French-speaking countries to develop a French-speaking approach in the fight against diabetes

 

Part 2 : 14h00 - 18h00

Innovating in the fight against diabetes in Africa by integrating different training programs for health professionals and patients

This meeting will present 2 objectives :

  • Present the initiatives developed in different French-speaking African countries
  • Create exchanges between the different partners to identify gaps to fill and complementary initiatives to develop

The presentations to reach objective 1 will be made around 5 presentations:

  • Diploma courses (DES in endocrinology and DU in diabetology)
  • Continuing education for doctors and paramedics
  • Training to develop therapeutic education
  • Online training (diabetes africa nutrition course, geneva diabetes MOOC)
  • Training around care (chair of philosophy at the hospital)

 

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Work language:

  • The meeting will be held in French