Dasman Diabetes Institute (DDI) was established under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmed Al Sabah, the late Amir of the State of Kuwait, and the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) to combat the prevalence of diabetes in Kuwait.
Since its inauguration in 2006 by His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah (the current Amir of the State of Kuwait), the Institute has strived to address the diabetes epidemic in Kuwait through focused diabetes research, integrated prevention, training and education.
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To address the diabetes epidemic in Kuwait through focused diabetes research, integrated prevention, training and education.
To be the leading diabetes institute in the MENA region and to be recognized internationally.
Transparency, Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Empowerment, Dedication.
Our Research Sector represents the backbone that supports the Institute’s disease-targeted research.Read more
Our Medical Sector is the fuel that drives the Institute’s initiatives: research, training, education and health promotion.Read more
Our Operations Sector builds and maintains the foundations of the Institute, thereby transforming philosophies to measurable outcomes.Read more
DDI is made up of three Sectors: Research, Medical and Operations. Our Sectors allow us to successfully translate our research from bench to bedside. By creating a knowledge-sharing platform across the Institute, we can apply basic sciences and novel discoveries to clinical trials and point-of-care testing that will better serve the community.
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DDI Celebrates National & Liberation Day
DDI celebrated National and Liberation Day with employee celebration followed by a brief lecture given by Sheikha Bibi Al Sabah. The lecture touched on the history and significance of February 25th and 26th.
DDI participates in the Health Awareness Exhibition
DDI participated in the “Health Awareness Exhibition” organized by MoH and held at the Directorate of Private Schools Education‘s headquarter, today.
DDI welcome patent attorneys from Nath Goldberg
DDI welcomed Dr Richard Litman and Mr Joshua Goldberg, patent attorneys from Nath Goldberg Meyer USA, for a mentoring and question/answer session.
DDI holds scientific lecture
DDI, in association with MMI-Kuwait, held a scientific lecture yesterday titled ‘Diabetes and vascular factors that affect the human brain.’ This lecture was presented by Dr Brad Macintosh from Sunnybrook Research Institute.Read More+
Cuban Ambassador visits DDI
H E Ambassador Hector Igarza Cabrera, Director of North Africa, and Middle East of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mr Jose Luis, Charge D’Affairs of the Cuban Embassy in Kuwait…