March 29, 2006

Preparations and injection syringes have been distributed to the underage with pancreatic diabetes

Next humanitarian action was held on March 29 on the initiative of President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva.

In frame of `Highest care to diabetes-affected children` project the Foundation has been implementing since 2004 the diabetes-affected children were given at the Republican Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Center the medicines manufactured by Danish company `Novo Nordisk`, producer of the premium insulin all over the world, and syringes to painlessly and exactly accept them.

The project coordinator Khayala Mikailova, vice-president of Azerbaijan Diabetes Society Valeh Mirzazade, representative of `Novo Nordisk` to Azerbaijan Rena Guliyeva noted in their speeches diabetes-affected children are rendered aid for the fourth time according to this project carried out due to help and by initiative of President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva.

The parents expressed gratitude and best wishes to Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva for such an invaluable help to their children, humanist care and charity. They underlined after Heydar Aliyev Foundation commenced to implement this project the respective medical organizations of the republic, community, local and foreign companies pay bigger attention to the children suffering from diabetes.

350 children aged 14 affected with this disease are registered in Azerbaijan, 120 of them live in Baku.