WORLD DIABETES DAY, 14th November, 2022.

WORLD DIABETES DAY, 14th November, 2022.

Today is World Diabetes Day. It is a day aiming at creating awareness on diabetes causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

The day was launched in 1991 by the IDF and the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to the rapid rise of diabetes around the world.
It is primary campaign focuses on diabetes mellitus and is held annually on this day.

The day is being commemorated by over 230 IDF member association in more than 160 countries and territories, as well as by other organizations, companies, healthcare professionals, politicians, celebrities and people living with diabetes and their families.
Activities for the day range from outreaches and by CSOs where blood screening programmes are encouraged .Also radio and television campaigns, sports events as well as online will be conducted.
People are encouraged to know their status on this day where preventive measures are assured those who were tested positive.
Jumali and MDSCF join the world, CSOs, NGOs, as well as WHO to commemorate the day

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