Mauritius Diabetes Association

Address :
Bell Village
Port Louis
Telephone number :
+230-2561856
Email :
veenoobr23@yahoo.com
Website :
http://pages.intnet.mu/mda
Founded in :
1981
Member of IDF since :
1982
Number of members :
1067

About

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

Activities

At Centre:
  • Free blood glucose tests and Education sessions (awareness & prevention)
  • Physical Education sessions
  • Counselling
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"

 

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