President, PM for awareness against diabetes
Published: November 14, 2015 1:17 pm
14 November 2015, Nirapad News: President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called for creating awareness among the people against diabetes.
They made the call in separate messages on the occasion of World Diabetes Day to be observed tomorrow.
They wished success of all programmes marking the day.
The theme of the day this year is ‘Healthy eating is an important part of managing all types of diabetes.’
In his message, the President said the number of diabetic patients is increasing in the world because of changes in lifestyle and food habit and lack of physical labour.
He suggested taking healthy food and encouraging the people, particularly the young generation, to prevent diabetes.
He stressed the need for creating awareness to prevent diabetes and called upon Bangladesh Diabetic Association, other private organizations, civil society and media to come forward in this regard along with the government.
The Prime Minister, in her message, said though diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease, it is preventable.
Living a healthy and normal life is possible by controlling this disease, she added.
The government is implementing various programmes to create awareness against all diseases, including diabetes, the Prime Minister said and called upon all concerned to come forward along with the government to prevent diabetes.