World Diabetes Day 2020

05/11/2020

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) started World Diabetes Day (WDD) in 1991 in response to the escalating health threat posed by diabetes.

It has since grown to become the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign and an official United Nations (UN) awareness day.

The theme of World Diabetes Day 2020 is “The Nurse and Diabetes”.

The campaign aims to raise awareness around the crucial role that nurses play in supporting people living with diabetes.

Qatar Diabetes Association campaign for this month:

  • Online Awareness sessions about diabetes delivered to community.
  • A virtual walk challenge for adults and kids throughout the month of November, The challenge is live on Pacer mobile application, download the app on your mobile then click here to join the challenge.
  • Online games for kids on the 14th of November from 10am to 1pm click here to register.
  • Are you at risk of  type 2 diabetes? take the test and find out here.
  • Participation of QDA at Doha Health week conference (DHW) to present the latest updates on Diabetes and COVID-19.