Congratulations Mali! Promoting and protecting the rights of children living with T1Diabetes

Congratulations Mali! Promoting and protecting the rights of children living with T1Diabetes

CLAN has been proud to work in partnership with the International Diabetes Federation's Life For A Child (IDF LFAC) program and ONG Santé Diabète to advocate for children and adolescents living with Type 1 diabetes in Mali.

To celebrate World Diabetes Day in 2015 a range of partners (CLAN, T1International, IDF Life For A Child, NCD Child, Atfaal Welfare Society, AYUDA and ONG Santé Diabète) came together and developed a child friendly flyer that can be shared with communities of children and families living with diabetes to help them understand more about their rights and responsibilities as provided for by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC).

During the inauguration of a new clinic for Type 1 diabetes at the national hospital in Mali, a young girl who is living with diabetes in Mali proudly presented  a copy of the flyer to the WHO country director; a representative of the National Assembly of the Republic of Mali; and Cabinet Director and Hon Minister of Health of the Republic of Mali.

Overall the day was a huge success and a credit to the many partners working together in Mali to promote and protect the rights of children living with T1 Diabetes. Special thanks and acknowledgements must go to Stéphane Bescanon, Director General of ONG Santé Diabète for his incredible leadership and vision. And also to Amy Eussen for her wonderful generosity of spirit, sharing invaluable legal expertise to benefit the communities CLAN works with.

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