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Diabetes Prevention Screening at Christ Presbyterian Church-Ghana

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In the picture are participants being registered to be screened for diabetes and elevated blood pressure.

According to the International Diabetes Federation report on Global Diabetes Scorecard Tracking Progress for Action, Ghana has a framework for the monitoring and surveillance of diabetes but is not routinely implemented. The framework includes the incidence/prevalence of diabetes and the prevalence of raised blood pressure.

Health Education on Wheels Inc on February 16, 2018. collaborated with Akropong  Akwuapem/Ghana  Clinic and the Aged Program of Christ Presbyterian Church to provide diabetes and raised – blood pressure screening.

Health Education on Wheels program is based on a health care model that works to prevent Chronic diseases.   The program focuses primarily on people with prediabetes or people with established risk factors for type 2 diabetes. Participants needing care were referred to the Akropong clinic for follow up.

Our sincere thanks go to the staff of the Akropong Clinic, The Aged Program of the Christ Presbyterian Church for their support.

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