Journal of Diabetes Research

Journal of Diabetes Research / 2018 / Article

Erratum | Open Access

Volume 2018 |Article ID 3419290 | 2 pages |

Erratum to “Readiness of Sub-Saharan Africa Healthcare Systems for the New Pandemic, Diabetes: A Systematic Review”

Received08 May 2018
Accepted10 Jun 2018
Published08 Jul 2018

In the article titled “Readiness of Sub-Saharan Africa Healthcare Systems for the New Pandemic, Diabetes: A Systematic Review” [1], the format of Table 1 was unclear. The updated table is shown below.

CountrySummary of interventionOutcomes

Mozambique [42]Improvement of care through establishment of partnerships and systematic careIncreased information about diabetes and access to care for patients
Rwanda [50]

Cameroon [27, 66]Integration of diabetes care into primary care facilitiesReduced transportation barriers and improved patient retention rates
Kenya [33]

Kenya [52]Cell phone-based home glucose monitoring programsThe clinical outcomes have not been evaluated yet
DRC [68]

Kenya [34]Establishment of home-based screening for diabetesNo improvement in clinical outcomes

Nigeria [69]Introduction of self-monitoring blood glucose programsNo improvement in clinical outcomes
Kenya [35]
Cameroon [70]

South Africa [67]Establishing of mobile testing unitsImprovement in linkage to care

Ghana [71]Setting off electronic reminders on risk management for diabetic patientsIncreased adherence to treatment and reducing of FBG

Cameroon [72, 73]Different approaches to establish peer support for diabetes patientsIncreased adherence to treatment and improvement in clinical outcomes
Kenya [36, 44]


  1. B. Nuche-Berenguer and L. E. Kupfer, “Readiness of sub-Saharan Africa healthcare systems for the new pandemic, diabetes: a systematic review,” Journal of Diabetes Research, vol. 2018, Article ID 9262395, 12 pages, 2018. View at: Publisher Site | Google Scholar

Copyright © 2018 Bernardo Nuche-Berenguer and Linda E. Kupfer. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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