State Based Diabetes Control Programs Republic of
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Based Diabetes Control Programs Republic of Palau
Associated Organization: Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention
Country of Origin: USA
Control Program Coordinator
Chief of Public Health
Ministry of Health
State or Province: Palau
ZIP or Postal Code: PW
Republic of Palau Diabetes Control Program (DCP) has received funding
from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since 1994.
Activities supported by the Republic of Palau DCP include the
the risk of diabetes. The Republic of Palau DCP continues to
define the burden of diabetes in Palau and has developed a survey
tool to assess risk for diabetes and awareness of the disease.
Government employees in eight of the national ministries have been
surveyed and a survey of the small, outlying islands continues.
public awareness. The Republic of Palau DCP is working with
the Palau Nutritional Advisory Committee to increase national
awareness of the importance of healthy eating to control diabetes
and other chronic diseases.
the care of people with diabetes. The Republic of Palau DCP is
developing diabetes care recommendations in collaboration with its
national medical association.
Quoted from the Web Site
Disability Association(s): Disabilities associated with diabetes
Internet Location: http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/states/palau.htm
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Resource Type: Pacific Islander Resource - General