The government of Japan has decided to extend financial assistance of NRs. 3,718,397.6 to the Nepal Diabetes Society in the Kathmandu District. This financial assistance is extended under the Grant Assistance for Grass-root Human Security Projects (GGP) scheme of the Government of Japan in Japan’s Fiscal year 2012.
Nepal Diabetes Society will implement the Project for the improvement of the Diabetic medical service provision for urban poor.
Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder and a common chronic disease in many countries. In Nepal, it is said that more than 400,000 people suffer from this disease.
Ambassador of Japan to Nepal Kunio TAKAHASHI expressed his belief that the project will contribute to supporting the health of urban poor people. He is also confident that this grant will play a significant role in further strengthening the cordial and friendly relationship between Japan and Nepal.