Doctor's Community Project

The Diabetes Association of Jamaica Doctor’s Community Project (DCP)

The Diabetes Association of Jamaica (DAJ) Doctor’s Community Project (DCP) aims to provide opportunities for doctors in Jamaica to serve our communities.

The DCP encourages certified doctors to donate their time and contribute their expertise voluntarily through the DAJ Outreach Program to help in the prevention, sensitisation (education) and eradication of diabetes and related conditions.

Aim

We endeavour to provide additional opportunity to screen and care for over 2000 patients yearly, bearing in mind that 1 in 5 Jamaicans has diabetes.                                    

Target of DCP

Groups

Reason(s)

Diabetes and Children

  • To help provide care for over 12,000 children with diabetes in Jamaica
  • To assist in confronting the rise in the diagnosis of diabetic children in Jamaica
  • To provide education on nutrition and good eating habits

 

Diabetes and women

  • To assist in curbing the increase in the diagnosis of women with diabetes in  Jamaica
  • To decrease the death of women by diabetes since diabetes is the leading cause of death in women in Jamaica
  • To provide tips on nutrition and good eating habits

 

General (Men & everyone else)

  • To educate the public on diabetes sensitisation and prevention
  • To increase the public’s awareness of the signs of diabetes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doctors

We implore any capable doctor to volunteer and assist us to provide needed service to the citizens of our great island.