Zimbabwe: Authorities Partner to Open #Diabetic Foot Clinics to stop #Footattack

allAfrica.com: Zimbabwe: Authorities Partner to Open Diabetic Foot Clinics : New reports from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) indicate that Zimbabwe has the fourth highest prevalence of diabetes in the African region. People with diabetes have an increased risk of developing a number of serious health problems including cardiovascular disease, blindness, kidney failure, infection and lower limb amputation. To address this emerging crisis, the Zimbabwe Diabetic Association (ZDA), Ministry of Health and Child Care, International Diabetes Federation (IDF), and University of Zimbabwe are partnering to establish preventative foot care centres that provide screening and early detection services as well as education and awareness campaigns about diabetic foot complications and diabetic risk factors

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Zimbabwe: Authorities Partner to Open #Diabetic Foot Clinics to stop #Footattack

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