Less than 35% of Burundians do diabetes screening

11-14-2017 While we celebrate the World Diabetes Day, Burundians still suffer in silence because they do not do diabetes screening. Only less than 35% have done it. The Burundians’ habit to go to hospital when seriously sick is a real handicap to fight diabetes. Nkurunziza Innocent, chairman of PNILMCNT (Integrated (...)

Diabetes: Third cause of Death in Burundi

11-15-2016 The world celebrates the Diabetes Day on 14 November each year. While four millions of people die yearly due to diabetes complications, 60% of them are amputated. According to the recent surveys conducted by the Public Health Ministry in 2016, the number of people suffering from diabetes is increasing (...)