Updated on 8 August 2012
The grant will also be provided to the All India Institute of Diabetes and Research in Naranpura and Swasthya Diabetes Hospital in Ahmedabad. They will receive $465,685 over two years to develop and test a three-setting model to improve access to diabetes education, prevention and care for the poor in rural, tribal and urban settings.
Sanjivani Health and Relief Committee in Ahmedabad will receive $426,374 over four years to conduct a household-by-household study in 348 villages to identify type 2 diabetes and ensure early diagnosis of undetected diabetes among those with pre-diabetes or at high risk of developing diabetes. The study also will determine the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and related complications among the rural poor.
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