World Diabetes Day Walkathon
World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes and is held on November 14 of each year. It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to the alarming rise of diabetes around the world. World Diabetes Day is a campaign that features a new theme chosen by the International Diabetes Federation each year to address issues facing the global diabetes community. While the campaigns last the whole year, the day itself marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin in 1922.
World Diabetes Day Events:
Qatar Diabetes Association celebrates the World Diabetes Day in conjunction with the rest of the world, WDD marks the 14th November of each year, and QDA will mark this day on Friday, 13th November.
World Diabetes Day Walkathon at Aspire Park - 13th November 2015
The Qatar Diabetes Association in collaboration with Landmark Group and Action On Diabetes organizing an awareness walkathon in addition to blood sugar tests, and nutrition counseling in a huge event every year in Doha.
Date: Fri. 13th November 2015.
Time: 3:00pm 9:00pm
Gathering Time: 2:30pm
Venue: Aspire Park, around the lack
Walk length: Approximately 1km
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The participants will be provided with t-shirts, caps, healthy snacks and water for free at the event.
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