NEW: Diabetes & Hypertension Care – 2024 to 2028

Underwritten by the World Diabetes Foundation, Denmark.

Program Goals

  • Develop the capacity to improve prevention and care of diabetes and hypertension using the World Health Organization (WHO) global HEARTS model currently being implemented by Guatemalan health department clinics.
  • Devise an evaluation system to constantly measure the quality improvement of diabetes and hypertension care at national clinics using the HEARTS model.
  • Design and implement a comprehensive multilevel communications strategy to:
    • Create awareness about diabetes and hypertension risks.
    • Stress the importance of prevention tools for reducing both diseases.
    • Emphasize the importance of early detection.
    • Provide information about treatment options.