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Where we work

Life for a Child supports over 46,000 children and young people through 94 local partners in 45 countries.

Working with local partners

Life for a Child is a global operation supporting thousands of young people. As we have grown, we have always stayed true to our founding principle of partnering with local health care providers to encourage long-term sustainability. We work with already-established clinics and hospitals, as well as some governments. See our list of partners below.

To enquire about support for your clinic, please contact us.

Central America
Guatemala

Supporting 149 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Associacion Creciendo con Diabetes, Guatemala City
Mexico

Supporting 880 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Asociacion Mexicana de Diabetes: State Associations in Guadalajara-Jalisco, Guanajuato, Merida, Chihuahua, Fundación Esperanza, Monterrey, Cap Chihuahua, Tamaulipas, Acapulco Guerrero, Estado de México
Panama

Supporting 91 children and young people through our local partner:

  • DiabetesLATAM and Club de Leones de Panama, Panama City
South America
Bolivia

Supporting 183 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Centro Vivir con Diabetes, Cochabamba
Ecuador

Supporting 338 children and young people through our local partners:

  • Fundación Diabetes Juvenil Ecuador, Quito
  •  Fundación Apprendiendo a Vivir con Diabetes, Guayaquil
  • Fundación los Fresnos, Cuenca
Guyana

Supporting 129 children and young people through our local partners:

  • Guyana Diabetes Association, Ministry of Public Health, Georgetown
Caribbean
Antigua and Barbuda

Supporting 31 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Antigua and Barbuda Diabetes Association, St Johns
Dominican Republic

Supporting 931 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Fundación Aprendiendo a Vivir, Santo Domingo
Haiti

Supporting 266 children and young people through our local partners:

  • Fondation Haitienne de Diabetes et la Maladies Cardiovasculaires, Port au Prince
  • Kay Mackensen Centre, St Mark
  • Hospital of Sacred Heart of Milot, Milot
Jamaica

Supporting 172 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Diabetes Association of Jamaica, Kingston
Saint Lucia

Supporting 45 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Saint Lucia Diabetes & Hypertension Association, Castries

Middle East
Iraq

Supporting 440 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Syrian American Medical Association
Jordan

Supporting 220 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Syrian American Medical Association
Lebanon

Supporting 1,550 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Chronic Care Center, Baabda
  • Syrian American Medical Society
Palestine

Supporting 750 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Diabetes Palestine Association, Jerusalem
Syria

Supporting 1,150 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Syrian American Medical Association
Central Asia
Tajikistan

Supporting 1239 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Ministry of Health and Social Protection, Dushanbe
South Asia
Bangladesh

Supporting 1,975 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders, Dhaka
India

Supporting 6,049 children and young people through our local partners:

  • Jnana Sanjeevini Medical Centre, Bangalore
  • KLES Dr Prabhakar Kora Hospital, Belgaum
  • Makunda Christian Leprosy and General Hospital, Makunda
  • DREAM Trust, Nagpur
  • Diabetes Care India, Ahmedabad
  • Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinigar
  • Jothydev’s Diabetes and Research Centre, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Ramchandani Diabetic Clinic, Kota
  • Nityaasha Foundation, Pune
  • Idhayangal Charitable Trust, Coimbatore
  • Endrocrinology and Diabetes Research Trust, Bangalore
  • Primer Academy of Medical Sciences, Bangalore
  • Udaan, Aurangabad
  • Juvenile Diabetics Parents Foundation, Ahmedabad
  • Chinchpada Christian Hospital, Navapur
Nepal

Supporting 386 children and young people through our local partners:

  • Patan Hospital, Kathmandu
  • Kanti Children’s Hospital, Kathmandu
  • Siddwartha Children & Women’s Hospital, Butwal
  • BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
Maldives

Supporting 99 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Diabetes Society of the Maldives, Malé
Pakistan

Supporting 4008 children and young people through our local partners:

  • National Institute of Child Health, Karachi
  • Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology, Karachi
  • Bach Christian Hospital, Qalandarabad
  • The Diabetes Centre, Islamabad and Lahore
  • Institute of Child Health, Lahore
  • Koohi Goth, Karachi
  • Meethi Zindagi, Lahore
  • AIMS Pakistan, Peshawar
  • Mercy Teaching Hospital, Peshawar
Sri Lanka

Supporting 1,757 children and young people through our local partners:

  • Diabetes Association of Sri Lanka, Colombo
  • College of Endocrinologists, Colombo
Africa
Burkina Faso

Supporting 211 children and young people through our local partner:

  • CHU Yalgado, Ouagadougou
Burundi

Supporting 923 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Ministry of Public Health and The Fight Against AIDS and
    Chronic and Non Communicable Disease Program, Bujumbura
Central African Republic

Supporting 145 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Association des Diabetiques en Centrafrique, Bangui
Comoros

Supporting 10 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Le Ministere de la Sante, de la Solidarite, de Ia Protection Sociale et de la Promotion du Genre, Comores and ONG Sante Diabete, Moroni
Republic of Congo

Supporting 251 children and young people through our local partners:

  • Maison Bleue du Diabète, Brazzaville
  • Diabaction, Pointe Noir
Democratic Republic of Congo

Supporting 341 children and young people through our local partners:

  • Le Centre d’Education Diabète et Santé, Kinshasa
  • Association des Diabétiques Du Congo, Goma
Djibouti

Supporting 175 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Centre du Jeune Diabétique de Djibouti, Djibouti
Eritrea

Supporting 5,500 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Eritrean National Diabetic Association, Asmara
Ethiopia

Supporting 5,700 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Ethiopian Diabetes Association, Addis Ababa
Ghana

Supporting 1,615 children and young people through our local partners:

  • Ghana National Diabetes Association and Ministry of Health, Accra
  • Sonia Nabeta Foundation and Sanford World Clinics, Accra
  • Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi
Kenya

Supporting 335 children and young people through our local partners:

  • Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Eldoret
  • Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi
Liberia

Supporting 146 children and young people through our local partners:

  • Ganta United Methodist Hospital, Ganta
  • James Davies Junior Hospital, Monrovia
  • Jackson F. Doe Hospital, Tapita
  • ELWA Hospital, Monrovia
Madagascar

Supporting 283 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Clinique du Diabete et Centre de Formation A.MA.DIA
Mali

Supporting 1,225 children and young people through our local partner:

  • ONG Sante Diabete, Bamako
Mauritania

Supporting 72 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Association Mauritanienne de lutte contre le Diabete, Nouakchott
Nigeria

Supporting 1,154 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology in Nigeria, Lagos
Rwanda

Supporting 279 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Rwanda Diabetes Association, Kigali
Sudan

Supporting 2,978 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Sudanese Children’s Diabetes Association, Khartoum
Tanzania

Supporting 1,444 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Tanzania Diabetes Association, Dar es Salaam
Togo

Supporting 74 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Association Togolaise de Contrôle et Prévention du Diabète, Lome
Uganda

Supporting 312 children and young people through our local partner:

  • Kagando Hospital, Kasese
Zimbabwe

Supporting 192 children and young people through our local partners:

  • Sally Mugabe Central Hospital, Harare
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Life for a Child USA Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization EIN 47-4901579.

Diabetes Overseas Aid Fund T/A Life for a Child is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

Life for a Child is managed by Diabetes Australia.

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