382 million people suffer from diabetes whose 80% live in low and medium income countries
Santé Diabète acts to improve prevention and care of diabetes in Africa
The work of Santé Diabète and local partners permitted to divide by two the cost of insulin in Mali
The NGO Santé Diabète launched since 2010 a regional program of specialization in endocrinology and diabetology. The first class of DES’ students performs this year, its fourth and final year of training that will allow these physicians to obtain the title of endocrinologist-diabetologists. 13 of them will realize in the coming months, an internship in one of the five French Centres Hospitals partners of the diploma: Grenoble, Chambery, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Pitie-Salpetriere and Necker.
The mayor of Grenoble, Michel Destot, went to Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, on March 5 and 6 in the framework of the decentralized cooperation between the two cities. The Mayor and the entire Grenoble delegation visited the premises of the Delegation of the NGO in the country and discussed current projects with the team of Santé Diabète and with the Professor Joseph Drabo, chief of the internal medicine at the university hospital of Yalgado and national representative of the NGO.