Sir: World Diabetes Day is held yearly on 14 November. It is a day when hundreds of thousands of individuals around the globe come collectively to lift consciousness about diabetes and the situations confronted by diabetes sufferers. Diabetes Day was first launched in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) in response to rising issues concerning the escalating threats to well being posed by the illness. World Diabetes Day turned an official United Nations Day in 2006 with the pbadage of UN Resolution 61/225. It is estimated that 422 million adults stay with diabetes around the globe. That is one in each 11 individuals. Prevalence of the illness has nearly doubled since 1980. The illness is understood to have an effect on not solely the well being of a person but in addition total economies due to how debilitating it’s. It could cause situations like blindness, kidney failure, coronary heart badault, stroke and decrease limb amputation.
I wish to request that World Diabetes Day be promoted in Pakistan, particularly Balochistan. Balochistan Health Minister Rahmat Saleh Baloch ought to promote World Diabetes Day in order that individuals who should not have consciousness concerning the illness can turn into extra educated on the subject.
M. Yahya Badal
Published in Daily Times, November 12th 2017.