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  • Democratic Republic of Congo | International Diabetes Federation
    Care Emergencies and disasters Guidelines Guideline development Childhood and Adolescence Postmeal Glucose Pregnancy and diabetes Self monitoring Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm Oral health Guideline Managing Older People T2D Life for a Child About Advisory Group FAQs Multimedia Publications Updates Site visits Countries Donate Tax deductibility Testimonials Education resources DKA awareness Fundraising Spare a Rose Partners Contacts Publications Annual Report Diabetes Voice About Issues Submit an article Reproduction E alerts Contact us DRCP Newsletters Translational Research BRIDGES The Programme Supported Projects Long Term LT07 135 LT09 261 LT09 277 LT10 334 LT10 341 LT10 342 LT10 346 LT07 121 LT07 115 LT09 227 LT07 157 LT09 258 Short Term ST10 024 ST12 026 ST12 044 ST12 050 ST12 041 ST12 035 ST12 032 ST12 024 ST12 019 ST12 007 ST10 012 ST10 006 ST09 049 ST09 040 ST09 034 ST09 025 ST09 016 ST07 036 ST07 025 ST07 015 ST07 009 ST07 004 ST07 002 Funding Round D START Publications Research Net Tools Contact Symposium Women and Diabetes Women and Diabetes Programme Aims Activities Partners and Allies Track Record Issues Socioeconomic determinants of health Gestational Diabetes Early Origins of Diabetes Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Early Origins Stigma and Discrimination Resources WINGS News Highlights Multistate Survey Testimonials World Diabetes Congress Media Past congresses Melbourne 2013 Programme and Webcasts Dubai 2011 Statistics Registration Stats Dubai Programme Stats Dubai IDF 5K Montreal 2009 Statistics Final programme Impressions Statistics Programme Registration Cape Town 2006 Statistics Summary IDF congresses Contact World Diabetes Day Young Leaders in Diabetes About the YLD The YLD logo Meet the Young Leaders YLD activities Conferences Videos Join us FAQs Contact form About diabetes Complications Risk factors Signs and symptoms Prevention Events Search form Search You are here Home lifeforachild Democratic Republic of Congo Population 71 2 million June 2014 est Population Reference Bureau GDP per capita PPP 400 2013 est Total expenditure on health per capita Intl 2012 24 Democratic Republic of Congo DRC formally known as Zaire is in Central Africa and is one of the largest and most populous nations on the continent It has experienced many of civil war and strife with some stability appearing in the last few years In Country partner 1 Clinique Pour Jeunes Diabetiques Dr Margureite DeClerck and colleagues and Memisa Dr Jean Clovis Kalobu and colleagues Life for a Child Support Commenced 2003 There are great needs in health in DRC The Government health system has few resources and cannot provide insulin or other supplies for people with diabetes Children and youth with diabetes and their families face a multitude of challenges Many children with diabetes die quickly and most others have very poor blood sugar control The Catholic Health Service in the capital Kinshasa has a program for youth with diabetes Basic but capable medical care is provided through clinics to the many children and youth with diabetes in and around the capital In 2003 LFAC started supporting the care of 30 children through the Catholic Health Service and with

    Original URL path: http://www.idf.org/lifeforachild/countries/democratic-republic-congo (2016-02-11)
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  • Dominican Republic | International Diabetes Federation
    Diabetes Scorecard Diabetes storybook Public Consultations Education Self Management Education Resources International Curriculum Diabetes Education Modules International Standards IDF Peer Leader Manual Networks D NET Reference Centres for Diabetes Education Programmes Diabetes Africa Foot Initiative Objectives Participating Centres Technical committee Tools Diabetes Conversations KiDS Project Information Pack Brazil India Recognition Programme Epidemiology and Prevention Diabetes Atlas Scientific papers Papers Posters Topics Metabolic syndrome FAQ s Metabolic Syndrome in Children Criteria National diabetes programmes Prevention Consensus Summary Sleep Apnoea Risk prediction Risk Score map Risk prediction tools PREDICT 2 Essential Care Emergencies and disasters Guidelines Guideline development Childhood and Adolescence Postmeal Glucose Pregnancy and diabetes Self monitoring Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm Oral health Guideline Managing Older People T2D Life for a Child About Advisory Group FAQs Multimedia Publications Updates Site visits Countries Donate Tax deductibility Testimonials Education resources DKA awareness Fundraising Spare a Rose Partners Contacts Publications Annual Report Diabetes Voice About Issues Submit an article Reproduction E alerts Contact us DRCP Newsletters Translational Research BRIDGES The Programme Supported Projects Long Term LT07 135 LT09 261 LT09 277 LT10 334 LT10 341 LT10 342 LT10 346 LT07 121 LT07 115 LT09 227 LT07 157 LT09 258 Short Term ST10 024 ST12 026 ST12 044 ST12 050 ST12 041 ST12 035 ST12 032 ST12 024 ST12 019 ST12 007 ST10 012 ST10 006 ST09 049 ST09 040 ST09 034 ST09 025 ST09 016 ST07 036 ST07 025 ST07 015 ST07 009 ST07 004 ST07 002 Funding Round D START Publications Research Net Tools Contact Symposium Women and Diabetes Women and Diabetes Programme Aims Activities Partners and Allies Track Record Issues Socioeconomic determinants of health Gestational Diabetes Early Origins of Diabetes Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Early Origins Stigma and Discrimination Resources WINGS News Highlights Multistate Survey Testimonials World Diabetes Congress Media Past congresses Melbourne 2013 Programme and Webcasts Dubai 2011 Statistics Registration Stats Dubai Programme Stats Dubai IDF 5K Montreal 2009 Statistics Final programme Impressions Statistics Programme Registration Cape Town 2006 Statistics Summary IDF congresses Contact World Diabetes Day Young Leaders in Diabetes About the YLD The YLD logo Meet the Young Leaders YLD activities Conferences Videos Join us FAQs Contact form About diabetes Complications Risk factors Signs and symptoms Prevention Events Search form Search You are here Home lifeforachild Dominican Republic Population 9 956 648 July 2011 est GDP per capita PPP 8 900 US 2010 est The Dominican Republic shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti It is the second largest country in the Caribbean by area population and economy and is among the Caribbean s top tourist destinations owing to a temperate climate and biological diversity However there is marked income inequality plus high unemployment and underemployment Implementing Partner in Country Fundacion Aprendiendo a Vivir International Partner Insulin for Life Australia LIFE FOR A CHILD SUPPORT Commenced 2010 Type of support More than a million Dominicans live with diabetes and Fundacion Aprendiendo a Vivr works to empower patients and their families to understand the disease and take control

    Original URL path: http://www.idf.org/lifeforachild/countries/dominican-republic (2016-02-11)
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  • Ecuador | International Diabetes Federation
    Participating Centres Technical committee Tools Diabetes Conversations KiDS Project Information Pack Brazil India Recognition Programme Epidemiology and Prevention Diabetes Atlas Scientific papers Papers Posters Topics Metabolic syndrome FAQ s Metabolic Syndrome in Children Criteria National diabetes programmes Prevention Consensus Summary Sleep Apnoea Risk prediction Risk Score map Risk prediction tools PREDICT 2 Essential Care Emergencies and disasters Guidelines Guideline development Childhood and Adolescence Postmeal Glucose Pregnancy and diabetes Self monitoring Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm Oral health Guideline Managing Older People T2D Life for a Child About Advisory Group FAQs Multimedia Publications Updates Site visits Countries Donate Tax deductibility Testimonials Education resources DKA awareness Fundraising Spare a Rose Partners Contacts Publications Annual Report Diabetes Voice About Issues Submit an article Reproduction E alerts Contact us DRCP Newsletters Translational Research BRIDGES The Programme Supported Projects Long Term LT07 135 LT09 261 LT09 277 LT10 334 LT10 341 LT10 342 LT10 346 LT07 121 LT07 115 LT09 227 LT07 157 LT09 258 Short Term ST10 024 ST12 026 ST12 044 ST12 050 ST12 041 ST12 035 ST12 032 ST12 024 ST12 019 ST12 007 ST10 012 ST10 006 ST09 049 ST09 040 ST09 034 ST09 025 ST09 016 ST07 036 ST07 025 ST07 015 ST07 009 ST07 004 ST07 002 Funding Round D START Publications Research Net Tools Contact Symposium Women and Diabetes Women and Diabetes Programme Aims Activities Partners and Allies Track Record Issues Socioeconomic determinants of health Gestational Diabetes Early Origins of Diabetes Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Early Origins Stigma and Discrimination Resources WINGS News Highlights Multistate Survey Testimonials World Diabetes Congress Media Past congresses Melbourne 2013 Programme and Webcasts Dubai 2011 Statistics Registration Stats Dubai Programme Stats Dubai IDF 5K Montreal 2009 Statistics Final programme Impressions Statistics Programme Registration Cape Town 2006 Statistics Summary IDF congresses Contact World Diabetes Day Young Leaders in Diabetes About the YLD The YLD logo Meet the Young Leaders YLD activities Conferences Videos Join us FAQs Contact form About diabetes Complications Risk factors Signs and symptoms Prevention Events Search form Search You are here Home lifeforachild Ecuador Population 16 million 2014 estimate GDP per capita PPP 2013 estimate 10 600 2013 est Total expenditure on health per capita 652 Intl 2012 Sources 1 Population Reference Bureau 2014 2014 World Population Data Sheet 2 World Health Organisation http www who int countries ecu en Ecuador lies in western South America bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator between Colombia and Peru Implementing Partner in Country FUVIDA Fundación Aprendiendo a Vivir con Diabetes Aracely Basurto and colleagues FDJE Fundacion Diabetes Juvenil Ecuador María Paulina Mantilla and colleagues Fundación Los Fresnos Casa de la Diabetes Ana Fernanda Sánchez Encalada and colleagues International Partner Insulin for Life Life for a Child Support FUVIDA Commenced 2008 Guayaquil is the most populous city in Ecuador and is the country s main port The Fundación Aprendiendo a Vivir con Diabetes FUVIDA provides quality care and education for an increasing number of children in and around Guayaquil whose families cannot afford

    Original URL path: http://www.idf.org/lifeforachild/countries/ecuador (2016-02-11)
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  • Eritrea | International Diabetes Federation
    NCDs Roadmap Timeline Impact Review UN Resolution on Diabetes Parliamentarians for Diabetes Policy and Practice Partnerships and Allies Resources and Tools Toolkit Global Diabetes Scorecard Diabetes storybook Public Consultations Education Self Management Education Resources International Curriculum Diabetes Education Modules International Standards IDF Peer Leader Manual Networks D NET Reference Centres for Diabetes Education Programmes Diabetes Africa Foot Initiative Objectives Participating Centres Technical committee Tools Diabetes Conversations KiDS Project Information Pack Brazil India Recognition Programme Epidemiology and Prevention Diabetes Atlas Scientific papers Papers Posters Topics Metabolic syndrome FAQ s Metabolic Syndrome in Children Criteria National diabetes programmes Prevention Consensus Summary Sleep Apnoea Risk prediction Risk Score map Risk prediction tools PREDICT 2 Essential Care Emergencies and disasters Guidelines Guideline development Childhood and Adolescence Postmeal Glucose Pregnancy and diabetes Self monitoring Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm Oral health Guideline Managing Older People T2D Life for a Child About Advisory Group FAQs Multimedia Publications Updates Site visits Countries Donate Tax deductibility Testimonials Education resources DKA awareness Fundraising Spare a Rose Partners Contacts Publications Annual Report Diabetes Voice About Issues Submit an article Reproduction E alerts Contact us DRCP Newsletters Translational Research BRIDGES The Programme Supported Projects Long Term LT07 135 LT09 261 LT09 277 LT10 334 LT10 341 LT10 342 LT10 346 LT07 121 LT07 115 LT09 227 LT07 157 LT09 258 Short Term ST10 024 ST12 026 ST12 044 ST12 050 ST12 041 ST12 035 ST12 032 ST12 024 ST12 019 ST12 007 ST10 012 ST10 006 ST09 049 ST09 040 ST09 034 ST09 025 ST09 016 ST07 036 ST07 025 ST07 015 ST07 009 ST07 004 ST07 002 Funding Round D START Publications Research Net Tools Contact Symposium Women and Diabetes Women and Diabetes Programme Aims Activities Partners and Allies Track Record Issues Socioeconomic determinants of health Gestational Diabetes Early Origins of Diabetes Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Early Origins Stigma and Discrimination Resources WINGS News Highlights Multistate Survey Testimonials World Diabetes Congress Media Past congresses Melbourne 2013 Programme and Webcasts Dubai 2011 Statistics Registration Stats Dubai Programme Stats Dubai IDF 5K Montreal 2009 Statistics Final programme Impressions Statistics Programme Registration Cape Town 2006 Statistics Summary IDF congresses Contact World Diabetes Day Young Leaders in Diabetes About the YLD The YLD logo Meet the Young Leaders YLD activities Conferences Videos Join us FAQs Contact form About diabetes Complications Risk factors Signs and symptoms Prevention Events Search form Search You are here Home lifeforachild Eritrea Total population 5 939 484 July 2011 est GDP per capita PPP 600 2010 est Total expenditure on health per capita Intl 2009 13 In country partner Eritrean National Diabetes Association ENDA Eritrea in north east Africa sits between Sudan and Ethiopia bordering the Red Sea It gained independence from Ethiopia in 1993 and has a very young population total median age is 18 7 years and 42 1 of the total population is between 0 14 years old Life for a Child support Commenced support 2011 Life for a Child began discussions with ENDA following the

    Original URL path: http://www.idf.org/lifeforachild/countries/eritrea (2016-02-11)
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  • Ethiopia | International Diabetes Federation
    D NET Reference Centres for Diabetes Education Programmes Diabetes Africa Foot Initiative Objectives Participating Centres Technical committee Tools Diabetes Conversations KiDS Project Information Pack Brazil India Recognition Programme Epidemiology and Prevention Diabetes Atlas Scientific papers Papers Posters Topics Metabolic syndrome FAQ s Metabolic Syndrome in Children Criteria National diabetes programmes Prevention Consensus Summary Sleep Apnoea Risk prediction Risk Score map Risk prediction tools PREDICT 2 Essential Care Emergencies and disasters Guidelines Guideline development Childhood and Adolescence Postmeal Glucose Pregnancy and diabetes Self monitoring Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm Oral health Guideline Managing Older People T2D Life for a Child About Advisory Group FAQs Multimedia Publications Updates Site visits Countries Donate Tax deductibility Testimonials Education resources DKA awareness Fundraising Spare a Rose Partners Contacts Publications Annual Report Diabetes Voice About Issues Submit an article Reproduction E alerts Contact us DRCP Newsletters Translational Research BRIDGES The Programme Supported Projects Long Term LT07 135 LT09 261 LT09 277 LT10 334 LT10 341 LT10 342 LT10 346 LT07 121 LT07 115 LT09 227 LT07 157 LT09 258 Short Term ST10 024 ST12 026 ST12 044 ST12 050 ST12 041 ST12 035 ST12 032 ST12 024 ST12 019 ST12 007 ST10 012 ST10 006 ST09 049 ST09 040 ST09 034 ST09 025 ST09 016 ST07 036 ST07 025 ST07 015 ST07 009 ST07 004 ST07 002 Funding Round D START Publications Research Net Tools Contact Symposium Women and Diabetes Women and Diabetes Programme Aims Activities Partners and Allies Track Record Issues Socioeconomic determinants of health Gestational Diabetes Early Origins of Diabetes Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Early Origins Stigma and Discrimination Resources WINGS News Highlights Multistate Survey Testimonials World Diabetes Congress Media Past congresses Melbourne 2013 Programme and Webcasts Dubai 2011 Statistics Registration Stats Dubai Programme Stats Dubai IDF 5K Montreal 2009 Statistics Final programme Impressions Statistics Programme Registration Cape Town 2006 Statistics Summary IDF congresses Contact World Diabetes Day Young Leaders in Diabetes About the YLD The YLD logo Meet the Young Leaders YLD activities Conferences Videos Join us FAQs Contact form About diabetes Complications Risk factors Signs and symptoms Prevention Events Search form Search You are here Home lifeforachild Ethiopia Total population 90 873 739 July 2011 est GDP per capita PPP 1000 2010 est Total expenditure on health per capita Intl 2009 40 In country partner Ethiopian Diabetes Association EDA Ethiopia lies in Eastern Africa west of Somalia A landlocked country it is bordered by Djibouti Eritrea Kenya Somalia South Sudan and Sudan As with other African countries substantial effort is exerted towards combating infectious diseases such as HIV AIDS and malaria However the expansion of non communicable diseases like diabetes becomes another challenge Life for a Child support Commenced support in 2010 Ethiopia is estimated to have around 2 5 million people with diabetes whilst EDA is a fledgling Diabetes Association it already has over 8 000 members and branches in 27 locations including major cities Around 300 children with diabetes are members of the association and EDA contacted Life for

    Original URL path: http://www.idf.org/lifeforachild/countries/ethiopia (2016-02-11)
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  • Ghana | International Diabetes Federation
    Centres Technical committee Tools Diabetes Conversations KiDS Project Information Pack Brazil India Recognition Programme Epidemiology and Prevention Diabetes Atlas Scientific papers Papers Posters Topics Metabolic syndrome FAQ s Metabolic Syndrome in Children Criteria National diabetes programmes Prevention Consensus Summary Sleep Apnoea Risk prediction Risk Score map Risk prediction tools PREDICT 2 Essential Care Emergencies and disasters Guidelines Guideline development Childhood and Adolescence Postmeal Glucose Pregnancy and diabetes Self monitoring Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm Oral health Guideline Managing Older People T2D Life for a Child About Advisory Group FAQs Multimedia Publications Updates Site visits Countries Donate Tax deductibility Testimonials Education resources DKA awareness Fundraising Spare a Rose Partners Contacts Publications Annual Report Diabetes Voice About Issues Submit an article Reproduction E alerts Contact us DRCP Newsletters Translational Research BRIDGES The Programme Supported Projects Long Term LT07 135 LT09 261 LT09 277 LT10 334 LT10 341 LT10 342 LT10 346 LT07 121 LT07 115 LT09 227 LT07 157 LT09 258 Short Term ST10 024 ST12 026 ST12 044 ST12 050 ST12 041 ST12 035 ST12 032 ST12 024 ST12 019 ST12 007 ST10 012 ST10 006 ST09 049 ST09 040 ST09 034 ST09 025 ST09 016 ST07 036 ST07 025 ST07 015 ST07 009 ST07 004 ST07 002 Funding Round D START Publications Research Net Tools Contact Symposium Women and Diabetes Women and Diabetes Programme Aims Activities Partners and Allies Track Record Issues Socioeconomic determinants of health Gestational Diabetes Early Origins of Diabetes Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Early Origins Stigma and Discrimination Resources WINGS News Highlights Multistate Survey Testimonials World Diabetes Congress Media Past congresses Melbourne 2013 Programme and Webcasts Dubai 2011 Statistics Registration Stats Dubai Programme Stats Dubai IDF 5K Montreal 2009 Statistics Final programme Impressions Statistics Programme Registration Cape Town 2006 Statistics Summary IDF congresses Contact World Diabetes

    Original URL path: http://www.idf.org/lifeforachild/countries/ghana (2016-02-11)
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  • Guatemala | International Diabetes Federation
    Consultations Education Self Management Education Resources International Curriculum Diabetes Education Modules International Standards IDF Peer Leader Manual Networks D NET Reference Centres for Diabetes Education Programmes Diabetes Africa Foot Initiative Objectives Participating Centres Technical committee Tools Diabetes Conversations KiDS Project Information Pack Brazil India Recognition Programme Epidemiology and Prevention Diabetes Atlas Scientific papers Papers Posters Topics Metabolic syndrome FAQ s Metabolic Syndrome in Children Criteria National diabetes programmes Prevention Consensus Summary Sleep Apnoea Risk prediction Risk Score map Risk prediction tools PREDICT 2 Essential Care Emergencies and disasters Guidelines Guideline development Childhood and Adolescence Postmeal Glucose Pregnancy and diabetes Self monitoring Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm Oral health Guideline Managing Older People T2D Life for a Child About Advisory Group FAQs Multimedia Publications Updates Site visits Countries Donate Tax deductibility Testimonials Education resources DKA awareness Fundraising Spare a Rose Partners Contacts Publications Annual Report Diabetes Voice About Issues Submit an article Reproduction E alerts Contact us DRCP Newsletters Translational Research BRIDGES The Programme Supported Projects Long Term LT07 135 LT09 261 LT09 277 LT10 334 LT10 341 LT10 342 LT10 346 LT07 121 LT07 115 LT09 227 LT07 157 LT09 258 Short Term ST10 024 ST12 026 ST12 044 ST12 050 ST12 041 ST12 035 ST12 032 ST12 024 ST12 019 ST12 007 ST10 012 ST10 006 ST09 049 ST09 040 ST09 034 ST09 025 ST09 016 ST07 036 ST07 025 ST07 015 ST07 009 ST07 004 ST07 002 Funding Round D START Publications Research Net Tools Contact Symposium Women and Diabetes Women and Diabetes Programme Aims Activities Partners and Allies Track Record Issues Socioeconomic determinants of health Gestational Diabetes Early Origins of Diabetes Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Early Origins Stigma and Discrimination Resources WINGS News Highlights Multistate Survey Testimonials World Diabetes Congress Media Past congresses Melbourne 2013 Programme and Webcasts Dubai 2011 Statistics Registration Stats Dubai Programme Stats Dubai IDF 5K Montreal 2009 Statistics Final programme Impressions Statistics Programme Registration Cape Town 2006 Statistics Summary IDF congresses Contact World Diabetes Day Young Leaders in Diabetes About the YLD The YLD logo Meet the Young Leaders YLD activities Conferences Videos Join us FAQs Contact form About diabetes Complications Risk factors Signs and symptoms Prevention Events Search form Search You are here Home lifeforachild Guatemala Population 13 824 463 July 2011 est GDP per capita PPP 5 000 2011 est Total expenditure on health per capita Intl 2009 337 Guatemala in Central America is a country with a unique variety of climates and landscapes A large proportion of the Guatemalan population is indigenous 38 and there are reportedly 22 indigenous languages although Spanish is the official language Over 50 of the total population lives below the national poverty line 15 live in extreme poverty In Country Partner 1 Asociacion Creciendo con Diabetes Life for a Child Support Commenced 2010 Type of support Asociacion Creciendo con Diabetes works in collaboration with a paediatric endocrinologist at the Roosevelt Hospital a large Government funded hospital in Guatemala City Life for a Child is

    Original URL path: http://www.idf.org/lifeforachild/countries/guatemala (2016-02-11)
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  • Haiti | International Diabetes Federation
    Tools Diabetes Conversations KiDS Project Information Pack Brazil India Recognition Programme Epidemiology and Prevention Diabetes Atlas Scientific papers Papers Posters Topics Metabolic syndrome FAQ s Metabolic Syndrome in Children Criteria National diabetes programmes Prevention Consensus Summary Sleep Apnoea Risk prediction Risk Score map Risk prediction tools PREDICT 2 Essential Care Emergencies and disasters Guidelines Guideline development Childhood and Adolescence Postmeal Glucose Pregnancy and diabetes Self monitoring Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm Oral health Guideline Managing Older People T2D Life for a Child About Advisory Group FAQs Multimedia Publications Updates Site visits Countries Donate Tax deductibility Testimonials Education resources DKA awareness Fundraising Spare a Rose Partners Contacts Publications Annual Report Diabetes Voice About Issues Submit an article Reproduction E alerts Contact us DRCP Newsletters Translational Research BRIDGES The Programme Supported Projects Long Term LT07 135 LT09 261 LT09 277 LT10 334 LT10 341 LT10 342 LT10 346 LT07 121 LT07 115 LT09 227 LT07 157 LT09 258 Short Term ST10 024 ST12 026 ST12 044 ST12 050 ST12 041 ST12 035 ST12 032 ST12 024 ST12 019 ST12 007 ST10 012 ST10 006 ST09 049 ST09 040 ST09 034 ST09 025 ST09 016 ST07 036 ST07 025 ST07 015 ST07 009 ST07 004 ST07 002 Funding Round D START Publications Research Net Tools Contact Symposium Women and Diabetes Women and Diabetes Programme Aims Activities Partners and Allies Track Record Issues Socioeconomic determinants of health Gestational Diabetes Early Origins of Diabetes Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Early Origins Stigma and Discrimination Resources WINGS News Highlights Multistate Survey Testimonials World Diabetes Congress Media Past congresses Melbourne 2013 Programme and Webcasts Dubai 2011 Statistics Registration Stats Dubai Programme Stats Dubai IDF 5K Montreal 2009 Statistics Final programme Impressions Statistics Programme Registration Cape Town 2006 Statistics Summary IDF congresses Contact World Diabetes Day Young Leaders in Diabetes About the YLD The YLD logo Meet the Young Leaders YLD activities Conferences Videos Join us FAQs Contact form About diabetes Complications Risk factors Signs and symptoms Prevention Events Search form Search You are here Home lifeforachild Haiti Population 9 719 932 July 2011 est GDP per capita PPP 1 200 2011 est Total expenditure on health per capita Intl 2009 71 Reportedly the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere Haiti shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic A massive unequal distribution of wealth sees 55 of the population living below the extreme poverty line of US 1 day Living standards are worse in rural areas and much of the population is plagued by malnutrition food insecurity and lack of clean water On January 12 2010 a severe earthquake magnitude 7 0 struck the most populous area of the county The International Red Cross estimated 3 million people had been affected by the quake with many thousands killed many more injured and millions left homeless An international disaster relief effort began immediately and continues today Implementing Partner in Country Fondation Haïtienne de Diabète et de Maladies Cardio vasculaires FHADIMAC Dr Nancy Charles Larco and colleagues Website

    Original URL path: http://www.idf.org/lifeforachild/countries/haiti (2016-02-11)
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