Diabetes Association of Zanzibar – DAZ
Number of members
PO Box 1902, Zanzibar, Tanzania, +255


The Diabetes association of Zanzibar is a Nongovernmental organization non-political and non profitable voluntary organization established since 1986 by the founder member Dr Mohammed Hasnu Makame and the Current General Secretary is Mr Omar Abdulla Ali

Main Focus

  • To raise awareness and promote action to reduce the main risk factors for type two Diabetes.
  • To raise awareness and promote action to prevent or delay the complication of Diabetes.
  • To raise awareness of the warning signs of Diabetes and promote action to encourage early Diagnoses
  • To encourage government to control diabetes and its complications.


  1. Conduct Community awareness through various means include Television, Radio, School Health Program, and Community Health education.
  2. Conduct Community Outreach activities, By performing Screening of BMI, Blood Sugar test and Hypertension