While I am happy that at least awareness is being done on this day by certain groups and also they are doing free diabetes testing on this day I think that to make a real impact the country should start thinking of doing awareness; testing, and improving the diabetes services throughout the whole year and not only just on this day.
When making a public health decision on whether or not it is cost affective to screen for a disease public health authorities usually rely on the Wilson’s Criteria.
This is a criterion which WHO and most health policy makers use as a guide to determine whether or not it is cost beneficial to screen for a disease in the community in order to detect cases early and initiate interventions.
According to the Wilson’s criteria, screening in an asymptomatic populations is appropriate when seven conditions are met:…
View original post 322 more words