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Various activities on World Diabetes Day

14th November marks World Diabetes Day, where HRO project staff conducted awareness activities targeting older people and their families about diabetes disease, symptoms, and preventive measures. The activities involved a dialogue session, facilitating an exchange of experiences between attendees with diabetes and those without, enabling a sharing of personal histories and the dissemination of valuable advice.

They also provided a brief about HRO and its services offered to the older people, including psychological and social support sessions, case management, and health awareness sessions.

According to the International Diabetes Federation’s report “Diabetes Atlas”, there is a continuous global increase in the prevalence of diabetes for example in Syria, over one and a half million people are reported to suffer from diabetes.

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