United Nations Association of Somalia: 15th December, 2018 Mogadishu – Somalia
To address the global challenges we face including (lack of good health and well-being).Today we held a locally developed campaign designed to raise awareness among Mogadishu residents that preventing diabetes is possible through healthy choices like eating healthy foods like fruits and vegetables and doing light to moderate physical activity, such as walking. This campaign was organized and implemented in partnership with SDMI & Somaville University.. More than 75 patients’ were screened with help of members of our, Junior Doctors from the university as well as UNASOMALIA volunteers.
Our initiative components include helping people to understand their risk for prediabetes and diabetes, through community screening events and through the implementation of effective diabetes prevention intervention programs. Unasomalia will continue to contribute towards Sustainable development goals.