14 November: World Diabetes Day 2020 honours Nurses

The theme for 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.

Nurses currently account for over half of the global health workforce. They do outstanding work to support people living with a wide range of health concerns. People who either live with diabetes or are at risk of developing the condition need their support too.

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Diabetes in Mauritius: World Diabetes Day 2018

Globally, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980. The global prevalence of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the adult population. This reflects an increase in associated risk factors such as being overweight or obese. Over the past decade, diabetes prevalence has risen faster in low and middle-income countries than in high-income countries. Continue reading “Diabetes in Mauritius: World Diabetes Day 2018”

INVITATION: YUVA Medical Camp at Goodlands on Sunday, 17 December

YUVA is organising a medical camp at the Social Welfare Centre of Goodlands. Members of the public are invited to participate in the event and to benefit from free: Continue reading “INVITATION: YUVA Medical Camp at Goodlands on Sunday, 17 December”

Invitation: YUVA organises Medical Camp at The Vale on 29 October

YUVA is organising a medical camp at the Village Hall of The Vale. Members of the public are invited to participate in the event and to benefit from free blood donation, hypertension & diabetes checkups and general medical checkup. Continue reading “Invitation: YUVA organises Medical Camp at The Vale on 29 October”