Ndayisaba A, Harerimana E, Borg R, Miller AC, Kirk CM, Hann K, Hirschhorn LR, Manzi A, Ngoga G, Dusabeyezu S, Mutumbira C, Mpunga T, Ngamije P, Nkikabahizi F, Mubiligi J, Niyonsenga SP, Bavuma C, Park PH. A Clinical Mentorship and Quality Improvement Program to Support Health Center Nurses Manage Type 2 Diabetes in Rural Rwanda. Journal of diabetes research. 2017(2017). 2657820 p. PMID: 29362719 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5738565
The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is rapidly rising in SSA. Interventions are needed to support the decentralization of services to improve and expand access to care. We describe a clinical mentorship and quality improvement program that connected nurse mentors with nurse mentees to support the decentralization of type 2 diabetes care in rural Rwanda.