In 1991 world diabetes day created by International Diabetes Federation diabetes day in became an official united nations day in 2007 with the passage of united nation resolution 61/225.The message of world diabetes day is healthy living.
Celebrated in memories of:
The day is celebrated in the memories of Frederick Banting, first create the idea which led to the discovery of insulin in 1921.
Who established World Diabetes Day?
World Diabetes Day was established by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). The worldwide diabetes awareness campaign was introduced diabetes as epidemic.
Who celebrate World Diabetes Day?
Over 200 Member of association celebrated world diabetes day worldwide ,International Diabetes Federation in more than 160 countries and territories, all Member States of the United Nations, as well as by other associations and organizations, companies, healthcare professionals and people living with diabetes and their families.
Global diabetes community organized large range of activities to aware the people about this:
Radio and television programmes
Free screenings for diabetes and its complications
Public information meetings
Poster and leaflet campaigns
Diabetes workshops and exhibitions
Newspaper and magazine articles
Events for children and adolescents
Human blue circles