The SIDCAIN Team overall aim and objective is prevention of diabetes (and hypertension) at two levels: primary and secondary healthcare levels. We also promote improved diabetes (and hypertension) care in our hospitals, thereby preventing or delaying the onset of complications.
We are medical professionals based in the Departments of Medicine of three tertiary institutions in the southwest of Nigeria, namely Olabisi Onabanjo University, University College Hospital Ibadan and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. The SIDCAIN team commenced activities in Ogun State (WDF Project 08-321) on November 1st, 2008. Recently, we obtained approval to carry out similar activities in Oyo State (WDF Project 10-515) commencing in October 2010.