Takitaki Issue 11

FRIEND’s month long Blue Ribbon Awareness campaign against Diabetes has been concluded with various fun filled activities through which communities were sent strong messages in taking appropriate action against management of diabetes. During the month FRIEND visited homes, villages, schools and workplaces distributing blue ribbons and spreading awareness on the importance of yearly diabetic checks for everyone as well as conducting community clinics. 30 communities in the North, West and the Yasawas had presentations conducted by medical personnel bringing home the issue of crisis in Fiji—Diabetes and related diability due to amputations


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