Health For AllRCSI Medical University of Bahrain relaunches diabetes mobile unit

RCSI Medical University of Bahrain relaunches diabetes mobile unit

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Bahrain- In the presence of His Excellency Lieutenant General Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Health and President of the Bahrain Diabetes Society, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) – Medical University of Bahrain celebrated. The occasion marked the resurgence of its Diabetes Mobile Unit (DMU). The ceremony also marked the signing of an important memorandum of understanding (MoU). This agreement was with the Bahrain Diabetes Society (BDS) and the Rotary Club of Manama.

Signed by key figures, including Lieutenant General Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Ms. Renuka Nambiar Ravindran (President of Rotary Club of Manama), and Professor Sameer Otoom (President of RCSI Medical University of Bahrain). The MoU reflects a commitment to community partnerships and the revitalization of the DMU program.

His Excellency Lieutenant General Dr Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Health and President of the Bahrain Diabetes Society commented, “I extend my deepest thanks and gratitude to RCSI Medical University of Bahrain and Rotary Club of Manama. Their efforts, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, and Bahrain Diabetes Society, have significantly contributed to easing healthcare challenges in Bahrain. This is especially evident in managing individuals with diabetes and obesity. We are proud that we can continue to work together as part of the Diabetes Mobile Unit team.”

Professor Otoom commented, “RCSI Medical University of Bahrain is pleased to strengthen its long-lasting partnership with Bahrain Diabetes Society and Rotary Club of Manama to increase diabetes awareness and prevention among children. We extend our sincere thanks to the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education for supporting this important initiative. As a University, we are committed to improving the health and well-being of the Bahraini community. Through the Diabetes Mobile Unit, we are confident that we will continue to play a vital role in combating the prevalence of type 2 diabetes for the benefit of future generations.”

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Diabetes Education

At the heart of this collaboration is a dedication to diabetes education. The focus is on children and families in Bahrain. The agreement outlines joint efforts to promote the DMU program, create educational materials, arrange school visits, and train volunteers. The overarching goal is to provide essential diabetes education and support within the local community.

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