World Diabetics Day observed

Asmara- World Diabetics Day, 14 November, was observed in the Central region at the Barka High School Hall under the theme Diabetics and Family.

At the event, the Chairman of the National Association of the Diabetic in the region, Mr. Mengisteab Berhane called on the public to strengthen contribution in the effort to eradicate the death rate due to diabetics.

Col. Gebrehans Woldegergis, D. G. of Social Service in the Central region, expressed readiness of the Central region to play due part in the effort to eradicate diabetics in the region.

The Chairman of the National Association of the Diabetic, Dr. Goitom Mebrahtu on his part called for due attention in raising the awareness of families with a view to nurture the desired behavioral change on the disease.

World Diabetics Day is being observed for the 19th time at national level and for the 29th time at international level.

Source: Eritrea – Ministry of Information