Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA), a member of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, wrapped up the events and activities of the second edition of its 'Himmtak Ma'ana' (Show Your Zeal with Us) program that attracted a wide audience who learned about diabetes and ways of prevention against type 2 diabetes.
The three-week program began on July 24 and included five educational, sports, and recreational activities to raise diabetes awareness. The activities also included competitions among five groups of association volunteers. All the activities were planned and carried out under the supervision and support of the association in a bid to boost communication between the association and its volunteers and to benefit from their expertise and efforts in raising awareness about diabetes. All the activities were sponsored by Dolphin Energy Limited.
Speaking on the sidelines of the program, QDA Executive Director Abdulla al-Hamaq said the education to protect tomorrow will be the theme of the second edition of the World Diabetes Day (2021-2023) campaign, and therefore most of our activities focus on highlighting improving access to diabetes education and raising awareness of it and how to prevent type 2 diabetes."
Al-Hamaq expressed joyfulness for the great turnout and directing energies towards the implementation of varied events that serve society and the national interests and contribute to enhancing the awareness of citizens and residents. He also stressed the association will continue providing training, the know-how and all requirements for the success and continuation of its future initiatives. Al-Hamaq also congratulated the 'Walk of Life' program team which won the competition for its excellence in idea and creativity in implementation, as well as for its large and effective presence.