Results of a qualitative study on MoPoTsyo program
The Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) has finalized its study on how MoPoTsyo's intervention had an impact on registered people with diabetes. CAS interviewed 15 selected patients living in poor communities. The study concludes that there are positive outcomes of the MoPoTsyo program in several dimensions. The results of this qualitative study are now available. [12-04-2007].
MEDICAM NGO’s exhibition
MoPoTsyo patient information centre was present at the NGO’s exhibition of MEDICAM on March 16, 2007. Many of the NGO’s active in the health sector in Cambodia displayed their health promotion materials and shared information. MoPoTsyo received many questions on how to prevent diabetes and many people requested our training materials. The exhibition was a success and we responded to the demand for information on diabetes. More on MEDICAM at www.medicam-cambodia.org [19-03-2007].
With partial funding from the Australian Embassy, MoPoTsyo patient information centre expanded its urban intervention with two more slum areas: Boeung Salang and Borei Kelaa. This makes a total of five poor urban communities where the peer education program for people with diabetes is being run [01-03-2007].
Annual review MoPoTsyo patient information centre
On February 3, 2007, MoPoTsyo patient information centre staff and peer educators reviewed the program results. The plans for the future were presented and discussed. [19-02-2007].
Course on diabetes care and education
The first IDF multi-disciplinary diabetes care and education program for health professionals in Cambodia took place from 15-19 January 2007. MoPoTsyo's Diabetes Program Manager, who has himself diabetes, joined the course. As a former peer educator he contributed a lot to the discussions with government health staff and other actors in the field of diabetes. More about the course on www.idf.org [19-02-2007].