QDA and Mwani Qatar raises diabetes awareness

QDA and Mwani Qatar raises diabetes awareness

Publication Date:
19/01/2017 12:37
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Qatar Ports Management Company- Mwani Qatar in association with the Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) has launched a campaign to raise awareness about diabetes among the employees.

The campaign was held on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the company headquarters and offered free medical check-ups for employees.

The check-ups included blood sugar, blood pressure, weight and height, waist circumference. It also offered advice for the employee about the disease, symptoms and prevention.

The campaign comes in the framework of health initiatives adopted by Qatar Ports Management Company- Mwani Qatar aimed at encouraging the creation of a healthy society and healthy work environments.

According to a recent statistic, diabetes is one of Qatar’s biggest health challenges. The proportion of people with diabetes in Qatar is among the highest in the world, with 17 per cent of Qataris having the condition.

The QDA strives to help people with diabetes and those who are at risk of developing it by providing innovative patient care, diabetes education and related services with the hope of improving the overall quality of life for those affected.

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