WORLD DIABETES DAY CELEBRATION 2022 IN CAMEROON
World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by IDF and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. World Diabetes Day became an official United Nations Day in 2006 with the passage of United Nation Resolution 61/225. It is marked every year on 14 November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922.
The diabetes day celebrations were marked by many activities including a grand football tournament which was organized by the Global Diabetes Initiatives and had in total participation of 6 teams from the Buea municipality. A 2 days tournament which the best team won a cup as symbol of victory. Many more activities were also carried out, visuals are attached below.