Mauritius Diabetes Association

Organizational Information

Bell Village
Port Louis

Tel +230-2561856
E-mail: [email protected]

Membership Information

Founded in 1981

352 Members in 2016




Member of IDF since 1982




The Mauritius Diabetes Association was founded by Sir Kailash Ramdenee and registered in 1981. A piece of crown land was donated to the Association by the Government of Mauritius and the Diabetic Centre was built with funds raised by the Rotary Club of Curepipe when Sir Kailash Ramdenee was president of the club.


Main Focus

  • Education
  • Awareness


At Centre:

Free blood glucose tests and Education sessions (awareness & prevention)
Physical Education sessions

National level:

Networking: Six satellites situated in the main regions of the island where the same sessions and education as at Centre are offered

Monthly programme of one hour duration on radio, whereby a Medical Doctor and a lay person from the Mauritius Diabetes Association interact with public over phone. The programme is recorded and repeated. Target: The entire population

Diabetes awareness sessions for secondary school

Talks and seminars for the benefit of members of Clubs, Associations, institutions, as well as industries.


Message from the President

Dr. Basant Rai"As a member of IDF, we benefit from the updated knowledge and have further training"


Mauritius country information


IDF Members in SEA