Social media for diabetes

Update: 7:50PM GOVERNMENT health officials and the media meet tomorrow in an effort to improve social media advocacy of diabetes.

The Media
& Diabetes Advocacy Workshop to be held at the Holiday Inn in Suva is
organised by Diabetes Fiji Incorporated for the Ministry of Health and Medical
Services.

The first
of its kind is directed at media professionals with the aim of harnessing the
power of both social and traditional media to improve diabetic education.

According
to an invitation issued by the health ministry, the workshop will ‘aid in
improving care for our population in all aspects from prevention of risk
factors that lead to diabetes, controlling of diabetes tot the prevention of
the disease complication.’

The half
day event will be opened by the Assistant Minister of Health & Medical
Services Alex O’Connor.

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