August 4, 2006

1200 boxes of diabeton preparation was distributed to insular diabetes

Heydar Aliyev Foundation has implemented another humanitarian action in field of healthcare presenting 1200 boxes of diabeton medicines, considered for 1-year treatment, to each of 100 diabetes-affected ills of 2nd category. An event was held on this occasion at the Health Ministry, August 3.

Deputy minister of health Senan Kerimov noted in the event due to care and attention of President Ilham Aliyev fundamental repair and reconstruction works are underway in 25 medical institutions in Baku, the same number of new establishments are under construction. 5 wide programs were developed for improvement of medical services in republic, some of them are already being implemented. Talking in detail of projects implemented by Heydar Aliyev Foundation in this field the deputy minister said medicines produced by `Servye` company of France that is the second biggest and famous in the world in field of invention, study, production of medicines are the precious gift by Heydar Aliyev Foundation to our diabetes-affected ills, their families and relatives. 7 hemodialysis apparatuses produced by German company `Frezerius` were presented by the Foundation to M.Efendiyev City Clinic Hospital 2 in Baku. These units will grieve troubles of 42 ills suffering chronic kidney deficiency. At present there are about 600 ills in Azerbaijan needing hemodialysis, more than 450 of which receive free treatment.


Executive director of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Anar Elekberov talked of wide-scale programs and actions implemented by the Foundation, realizing very important projects in social, cultural, education, sport and other spheres, in field of protection of health of population, improvement of medical services, settlement of problems, treatment and checkup of ills, helping treatment of specific people in republic and foreign countries. A.Elekberov noted this project was highly appreciated not only in the country but in several influential international organizations, foreign countries, humanitarian relations are being established with several popular funds of France and Italy. He said construction of the thalassemia and diagnostics centers in Baku in frame of projects `Highest care to diabetes-affected children`, `For life without thalassemia` will play significant role in prevention and treatment of both diseases.


Mr Elekberov greeted reps of martyr, refugee, IDP and poor families present in the event on behalf of Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, MP, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, wished them cure.


Reps of foreign humanitarian organizations, medical institutions partaking in the event expressed deep satisfaction and thanks to Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva for permanent care and help to the diabetes-affected ills.


Then, upon the list 1200 boxes of diabeton medicines were given to each of 100 diabetes-affected ills for annual treatment.