January 26, 2020

OECS Commission celebrates World Diabetes Day

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, through the Health Unit, has joined the rest of the World in commemorating World Diabetes Day held on November 14th, 2019, under the theme “Family and Diabetes”. Despite the efforts made by multiple national, regional and international stakeholders to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs), […]

World Diabetes Day

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From CTMH Doctors Hospital World Diabetes Day was first introduced in 1991, and founded by both the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization. In reaction to the rise in cases of Diabetes worldwide, it was decided to choose a day of the year to raise awareness of Diabetes and related causes. The day […]

Cayman Islands says “All eyes on diabetes”

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The Cayman Islands will mark World Diabetes Day on Monday, 14 November 2016, along with millions of people around the globe. The date is set by the International Diabetes Federation, aiming to raise awareness of diabetes and the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis and treatment of this long term medical condition. In observance […]