Vision and Mission

Vision and Mission


A Uganda with reduced incidence of diabetes and improved quality of life for people living with diabetes. 


To prevent Diabetes among the general public and improve quality of life of people living with diabetes through health education and capacity building of health care personnel. 


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


   Conquering through awareness

General Goal: To reduce the incidence of Diabetes by 20% and improve quality of life of people living with Diabetes by 20% by 2021.

Core Values:

  1. Professionalism
  2. Accountability
  3. Empathy
  4. Evidence Based Practice 

Upcoming events


Ongoing Activities

  • Health workers conference on Gestational Diabetes and Diabetes Foot on 10th November 2017 at Hotel Africana.
  • Patients Symposium on Foot care and self-monitoring of blood sugar at Mengo Hospital Play ground on 13th November 2017.
  • National World Diabetes Day celebrations on 14th November 2017 themed “Women and Diabetes’’.
  • Launch of UDA strategic plan on 14th November 2017.
  • World Diabetes Congress in Abu Dhabi December 2017.
  • UDA patients self-care SMS project 2018.
  • UDA patients self -care app project 2018.
  • Health workers’ capacity enhancement drive 2018.


  • Gestational Diabetes  in Central Uganda Project funded by World Diabetes          Foundation through Danish Family Planning Association and Reproductive Health Uganda. Study sites Luwero and Mengo Hospital.

         Over 8000 women have so far been screened for Gestational Diabetes.