Activities carried out by the Diabetes Foundation Mauritius


  • Public Awareness/Sensitization Campaigns on Diabetes throughout the island of Mauritius.

  • Survey on Effect of Green Tea and Fermented Papaya on Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease in collaboration with the University of Mauritius and Ministry of Health and Quality of Life.

  • Consultative meeting with Foreign Experts to develop strategies for prevention, treatment, and management of Diabetes and its related complications.

  • Empowerment/training Programme for Medical Officers and Nurses on prevention of diabetes and care of persons with diabetes.

  • Awareness Campaign on Cardiovascular Diseases.

  • Screening for Diabetes for vulnerable groups in pockets of poverty especially for persons at high risk of developing diabetes.

  • Public awareness on diabetes in the context of World Diabetes Day 2018 in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Quality of Life. Distribution of leaflets (information on diabetes).

  • Public awareness on diabetes in the context of World Diabetes Day through media – Radio Programme.

  • The organisation of ‘Salon de Santé’ in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life and other stakeholders - Screening for diabetes, exhibition, counseling/health education.

  • Production and distribution of flyer’s throughout the island of Mauritius on ‘Protegeons Notre Coeur’.

  • Donation of Physical Exercise Equipment to the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in the context of the Physical Activity National Plan of Action.

  • Donation of Medical equipment to the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life for the Mauritius Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Study.