- The Thmar
Pouk Partnership Secretariat has sub contracted PFD to conduct Pre
Identification of Poor Households in Thmar Pouk OD according to the
standards of Ministry of Planning. About half of the pre-identification is
done so far.
was reached with the Ministry of Planning to adapt the national software to
add our baseline data for entry and analysis. Special software for the data
entry of baseline data will be developed by the same company who develops
the national software. A contract on data entry during March / April 2010
is being negotiated.
project partners traveled to Takeo province to study the diabetes peer
educator network model there before it is going to be applied in Thmar Pouk.
On January 15 and
16th, 2010, the project partners together with a representative from
WHO, traveled to Takeo province for a 2-day in order to study the
existing Peer Educator Network. Main purposes of the visit were:
a) meeting with
patients, Peer Educators, Hospital Directors, Provincial health
b) visit a six monthly assessment session with randomly selected
members of MoPoTsyo.
c) visit a consultation session organized by the peer educators
with the Medical Dr at a Referral Hospital which is comparable to Thmar Pouk RH,
namely Rominh RH in Kirivong OD.
d) visit a private pharmacy contracted by MoPoTsyo.
- 3 out of
10 Peer Educators in Thmar Pouk have been identified, trained, passed the
exam and have started to work in their own communities. So far they have
found 40 people with diabetes who want to join the membership.
- The OD
Director and Hospital Director have appointed staff to cooperate with
MoPoTsyo and made available space at the Hospital to do medical consultation
for the new members who need to see the Physician.
- The first
consultation is planned for Sunday 7 February 2010.
- The first
of four pharmacies has been selected and the contract was signed.
project Inception Meeting was held in Thmar Pouk on January 19, 2010.
- CAS has
developed the research log frame. It has been presented and
- The next
meeting will take place on 24 June 2010, preceded by a project visit on 23
june for the partners and possibly also a representative from the donor