World diabetes day is recognised on the 14th of November every year. This day aims in promoting the importance of affordable access to essential technologies and medicines, self-management education and information that would help people living with diabetes would require to achieve optimal diabetes outcome and increase their capacity to prevent diabetes.
Objectives of World Diabetes Day
Encourage governments to promote and implement policies and strategies of prevention and control of all diabetes types and complications.
Highlighting the importance of maintaining a health lifestyle to improve the health and wellbeing of future generations.