Table 2

Project achievements, details and country specific maternal mortality ratio
Country Project title Implemented at public/government or private (incl. faith-based) health facilities No. Of women tested for GDM No. Of women with GDM treated No. Of health care providers trained Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births)[23]
India, Tamil Nadu Gestational Diabetes Mellitus – Awareness Creation, Prevention and Control in the Community Public 12056 1679 2550 200 [140–310]1
Cuba Completion of the Diabetes and Pregnancy Services Network in all the provincial capitals in Cuba Public 25066 2747 368 73 [60–87]
Sudan Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Control Project Public 7551 NA 90 730 [380–1400]
Cameroon Improving screening, management, and outcome of gestational diabetes in urban and rural Sub-Saharan Africa Both: 80% public and 20% private 12000 381 450 690 [430–1200]
India, Tamil Nadu Extension of project on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus – Awareness Creation, Prevention and Control in the Community Public 12500 1538 13860 200 [140–310] 1
India, Karnataka Addressing Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in a rural and tribal Population of Mysore District, India Both: 15% public and 85% private 2054 20 944 200 [140–310] 1
Jamaica/Panama Strengthening Diagnosis and Treatment of Gestational Diabetes through Reinforced Maternal and Child Health Services Public NA NA 440 110 [77–170]/92 [75–110]
Kenya (National Programme) Mainstreaming Comprehensive Diabetes Care in Kenya Both: 90% public and 10% private NA NA 200 360 [230–590]
India, Delhi, Jharkand, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh A Multi Media Approach for Awareness Generation on Gestational Diabetes and it’s Management in selected districts of India Both: 25% public and 75% private NA NA 200 200 [140–310] 1
China China GDM centers – establishment and training dissemination Public 26459 3230 4725 37 [23–58]
India, Punjab Gestational Diabetes in Punjab Both: 50% public and 50% private 1150 85 300 200 [140–310] 1

1Estimate for India and not for the specific state(s).

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