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Chronic Disease Prevention Program

Chronic Disease Prevention Program

Prevents and controls kidney disease and its root causes through screening and health education

Services

  • Chronic Disease Screening

    Identifies high-risk patients for chronic kidney disease, diabetes and hypertension through blood (creatinine and glucose), urine dipstick and blood pressure testing

  • CKDu (Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin) Screening

    Screens, gathers data and researches to understand the unknown cause of CKD and empowers agriculture workers with the tools and resources to take a proactive role in their kidney health

  • Patient Referrals

    Establishes a patient referral process with in-country partners to ensure continuity of care

  • Community Health Workers

    Provides ongoing support, health education, medication, and check-ups for patients at risk of chronic disease

  • Chronic Disease Prevention Education

    Raises awareness about preventable diseases, provides health education and gives individuals the tools and resources to take a proactive role in their own health

  • Medical Consultations

    Provides one-on-one patient consultations with medical practitioners to review health conditions, treatment plans and preventative care

  • Medication Distribution

    Provides patients with access to affordable medicine

For more information on BOL’s Chronic Disease Prevention Program, please contact BOLProgram@bolteam.org or click on the boxes below. To view upcoming chronic disease prevention missions, visit the Calendar.