June 8, 2009

Next humanitarian action by Heydar Aliyev Foundation in field of healthcare

In frame of the next humanitarian action in field of healthcare Heydar Aliyev Foundation has, along with Servier, the greatest pharmaceutics group of France, assured 1-year treatment of 100 diabetes-affected people with medicine.

1200 boxes of Diabeton MR were granted to diabetes-affected citizens from martyr, refugee, IDP and poor families at the Heydar Aliyev School-Museum in Yasamal district on June 8.


Executive Director of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Anar Elekberov gave detailed information on activities of the Foundation.


According to him, Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO, MP, supported a lot of large-scale projects in the country for the past 5 years. The Foundation initiates huge projects in field of healthcare, like in other spheres. One of them is the Highest Care to Diabetes-Affected Children Project. After presentation of the project on December 4, 2004 at the Foundation, attention of the public, local and foreign organizations was attracted to the problem of children suffering from diabetes in the country, difficulties in assurance of 310 children aged under 14 affected with this disease removed. This action is underway and children and adults are supplied with insulin, other medicines and glucometers.


The Executive Director noted Gastroenterological Sanatorium and Psycho-Neurological Center for children were launched this year, construction of the Rehabilitation Center is about to end. Hemodialysis and endoscopic devices presented to the Foundation by world-famous firms in frame of international cooperation are successfully applied at the respective medical institutions.  

Director of Endocrinology Center Rauf Jabbarov and Regional Manager of Servier-Azerbaijan LLC Rishad Tahmazov said operating in Azerbaijan since 2005 the company implements with Heydar Aliyev Foundation the project envisaging cure of diabetes-affected people of second type. 


Talking of programmes and projects performed by the Foundation towards protection of health of population, elimination of problems, help treatment of citizens in the country and abroad the speakers emphasized the diabetes-affected persons in Azerbaijan are rendered special care due to support of Mehriban Aliyeva.


In the end, medicines were presented to ills, who were familiarized with photographs of the School-Museum reflecting the national leader’s life and actions.