In Turkey, as part of the National Diabetes Program, and in partnership with the Turkish Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education and the Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Association, Sanofi is organizing an ambitious project - Diabetes at School - to help manage type 1 diabetes at school and raise awareness among children and teachers of childhood obesity and healthy eating habits in Turkish schools.
In 2010, the activities implemented included:
In 2013, as an outcome of the Diabetes at School program, the Ministry of Education published a revised 'Circular on Diabetic Children to extend its scope to school administrators, teachers, parents and school bus drivers so that they work in close cooperation in order to protect the health of diabetic pupils. This circular was circulated to around 60,000 schools in Turkey.
|Location||Eastern Europe, Turkey|