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Diabetes Association :: University Diabetes Outreach Project :: Building

The Diabetes Association of Jamaica is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that is set up to provide diabetes prevention and care to the public. The work of this goes beyond its main operation ‘the one stop shop’ that undertakes the operation of seven branches and two chapters, conduct outreach activities (health checks/screening and diabetes education workshops across the island. The Association functions on the work of volunteers and has been providing diabetes care for 30 years.In addition to offering primary and secondary care with the Ministry of Health through diabetes education there are also other services such as Eye Laser Treatment, Kidney Dialysis, and Pharmaceutical services. Learn More

The devastating effect of diabetes for Jamaica citizens demands a comprehensive and co-ordinated National Public Health programme.