(CAP) Eritrea is ” working hard to control the prevalence of communicable and non-communicable diseases “

DaibetcAsmara, 16 November 2013 – The 14th World Diabetics Day was marked at national level on 16 November in Asmara under the theme “Exercise and proper diet vital for controlling Diabetics”.

Speaking on the occasion in which members of the National Diabetics Association and invited guests took part Dr. Tesfai Solomon, Head of the Ministry of Health Central region branch, pointed out that the Ministry of Health is working hard to control the prevalence of communicable and non-communicable diseases in general and that of diabetics in particular.

Likewise, Dr. Goitom Mrbrahtu, Chairman of the National Diabetics Association, on his part indicated that Eritrea is one of the exemplary member countries in Africa, and that effort is being made to supply free drag for the victims.

During the occasion briefings had been provided aimed at nurturing the awareness regarding the prevention and control mechanism in connection with the disease.

Currently the National Diabetics Association has about six thousand members. 

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