Global Diabetes Institute

Our Partners

Christian Medical College

Professor Nihal Thomas, Department Head
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Ida Scudder Road, Vellore, India

Founded in 1918, Christian Medical College, Vellore is a tertiary care center and one of the premiere medical and biomedical research institutions in India, with research capacities and training experience for extensive epidemiologic, basic science, and translational work. Researchers receive support from major national and international sources, such as the NIH, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the European Commission’s Framework Programme.

Medical Education is also of great importance at CMC. In addition to MBBS (basic medical) training, more than 600 health professionals are enrolled in various postgraduate degree programmes, including Masters, PhD, and medical fellowship courses, and 1200 trainees are enrolled in our nursing education program. In addition to its excellent staff to provide the foundation for the programme, CMS has the laboratory, clinic, classroom and videoconferencing capacity necessary to practice the concepts learned in didactic coursework.


Makerere University School of Medicine

Kawempe, Kampala, Uganda

The School of Medicine is one of the four Schools that constitute Makerere University College of Health Sciences. The School started as Faculty of Medicine in 1924 and was transformed to the School of Medicine in 2009 with 13 academic departments. The teaching staff are both from Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) and the Ministry of Health (MoH). The school's campus is located on Mulago Hill, Northeast of Kampala.  Mulago and Butabika National Referral hospitals are the major teaching hospitals. (taken from Makerere website) 


Soroti Regional Referral Hospital

Soroti, Uganda 

Soroti Regional Referral Hospital is a government hospital, funded by the Ugandan Ministry of Health. It is the main government referral facility for the mid-eastern region of Uganda, and serves 6 districts namely: Soroti, Katakwi, Kaberamaido, Amuria, Kumi and Bukedea. This hospital has a bed capacity of 274.

Uganda Ministry of Health

P.O. Box 7272 Kampala Uganda
Plot 6 Lourdel Rd, Nakasero

The Ministry of Health Uganda, is a government body set up with the  mandate of policy formulation and policy dialogue with Health Development Partners, resource mobilization and budgeting, strategic planning, regulation, advising other ministries on health matters, setting standards and quality assurance, capacity development and technical support, provision of nationally coordinated services such as epidemic control, coordination of health research and monitoring and evaluation of the overall sector performance. (taken from MOH website) 


Marjorie’s Fund

1161 York Avenue, #7G
New York, NY USA

Under the direction of Dr. Jason Baker, an affiliate of the Global Diabetes Institute, Marjorie’s Fund assists patients with type 1 diabetes from developing countries to get the medication, resources, and health education they need to thrive into adulthood.


Diabetes Research Center

Albert Einstein College of Medicine 

The Einstein Diabetes Research Center (DRC) provides strong leadership for creative basic and translational research related to the causes and treatment of diabetes and its complications. With a collaborative state-of-the-art infrastructure and multiple tools and approaches to facilitate diabetes prevention and control, the DRC supports broad interplay among research, training, clinical and community-based activities.

DRC investigations primarily target the minority and other underserved populations prevalent among the 1.4 million residents of the Bronx, 1 million residents of adjacent Westchester county and 6.9 million residents of the other boroughs comprising New York City. (taken from Diabetes Research Center website) 


Albert Einstein Global Health Center

Albert Einstein College of Medicine 

In an increasingly interconnected world, the mission of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Global Health Center is to promote the ideal of health for all. Our goals and objectives encompass the domains of education, research, and service, which intersect and overlap in all of our actions. The Global Health Center serves as a central coordinating structure for all of Einstein's global health activities, through which they can be integrated to bring out their synergies, with the ultimate goal of reducing disparities in health and alleviating human suffering. (taken from Global Health Center home page) 

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