Dorcas Nyamai
Department of Health, Mt Kenya University, Kenya
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  • Research   
    An assessment of quality of care among diabetic adult patients as a guide towards optimum care requirements, a cross sectional study among five health facilities in Kenya
    Author(s): Dorcas Nyamai* Background: Diabetes is a major public health problem with an estimated global prevalence of 9.3% (463 million people) by 2019 and a projection of 10.2% (578 million) by 2030 and 10.9% (700 million) by 2045 (WHO 2013). Majority of diabetes mortality occurs in low and middle income countries where approximately 80% of people with diabetes live. Diabetes care is expensive and exerts a big economic burden on patients, their families, health systems and the society as a whole. Hence great need to evaluate indicators for a successful service delivery system. The objective of this study was to assess the diabetic care indicators and the associated factors among diabetic patients as a guide towards optimum care requirements. Methods: A cross sectional survey was conducted among diabetic patients receiving care from five health centres in Makandara sub-county between August and November 2019... Read More»

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