• Graduates of  Diabetes Conversation map

    Graduates of Diabetes Conversation map during 2012 world diabetes day celebrations

  • Conference

    Annual National Diabetes Scientific Conference at Hotel Africana

    Participants of UDA conference at Hotel Africana

  • Symposium

    Diabetes Patients Education Symposium

    Participants of the patients’ symposium at Tororo

  • screening

    UDA in conjunction with Prophetic Outreach conducted health education talks, screening of over 400 women for diabetes and other Non-Communicable Diseases at J and M Airport Road Hotel.

  • specialists

    BUDDY DOCTOR INITIATIVE PROJECT

    Diabetes specialist and expert mentors at the launch of BUDDY DOCTOR INITIATIVE PROJECT at Munyonyo

Genesis of UDA

Uganda Diabetes Association (UDA) is a non-governmental, not for profit organization that cares for, unites and advocates for people affected by or at risk of diabetes in Uganda. It was founded in 1982 by Professor Andrew Marcel Otim.

Diabetes in Uganda

-Diabetes is a silent killer.
-386 million people in the world have diabetes.
-183 million people in the world do not know that they have diabetes.

Research Papers

Previous Research

Who we are

Uganda Diabetes Association (UDA) is a non-governmental,not for profit organization that cares for, unites and advocates for people affected by or at risk of diabetes and their families in Uganda.

It was founded in 1982 by Professor Andrew Marcel Otim.
Uganda Diabetes Association is registered with the Registrar of Companies and incorporated in June 28th 2006.

UDA has 15 branches in Mulago, Entebbe, Jinja, Bujiri, Mbale, Kumi,Soroti, Lira, Gulu, Mbarara, Fortportal, Mengo, Bushenyi, Mityana, Mubende and Masaka.

Our Objectives

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    To enhance awareness, knowledge and management of diabetes among the public and health care personnel
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    To encourage people living with diabetes recognize the importance of good blood sugar control in order to avoid diabetes related complications.
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    To provide information about diabetes complications and enable people living with diabetes lead quality lives.
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    To promote self-care through addressing social, cultural and psychological aspects of diabetes.
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Upcoming events

 

Ongoing Activities

  •  Diabetes Stake holders meeting on 8th August 2014
  • Annual General meeting
  • Complications screening Camp in Lira  November 2014
  • World Diabetes Day celebrations in Entebe November 2014


  • Country wide patient education- Branches so far visited are Bugiri, Busiro East,Mityana, Kiwoko, Kawolo, Mukono, Kayunga and Masaka
  • support clubs every month
  • Electronic  update of our members' register
  • Regional Continuing Professional Development sessions to Health workers