Unicorn (MSJ Limited) one of the co-sponsors of an international conference on diabetes and associated diseases
Our company, Unicorn (MSJ limited) is actively engaged in the promotion of wellbeing in the Mauritian society, in line of our motto. One of the latest initiatives in this domain was to be among the sponsors an international conference on diabetes and associated diseases, which was held from the 28th to the 30th July 2017 at Intercontinental Hotel in Balaclava.
Leading experts coming from India, China, Ireland, Kuwait, Spain…discussed on the latest technological and medical advances. In addition, the participants comprising of world-renowned professors, shared their experiences on the prevention and control of these health problems in their respective country.
The event was jointly organised by the Ministry of Health and Quality Of Life, the ‘Dasman Diabetes Institute’ of Kuwait, the ‘World Community on Prevention of Diabetes Foundation’ from Spain, and the ‘Diabetes Foundation’ of Mauritius.
The conference had also served as a useful platform for the health professionals from different parts of the world, not only to learn the innovations that will help relieve those suffering from diabetes but also in connecting each other so that they can enter in fruitful collaborative partnership in the future.
Furthermore, it is worth pointing out that according to the International Diabetes Federation, Mauritius topped the ranking of African states in terms of diabetes prevalence in 2015 and it stood out as the third highest country in the world with a rate of 22.8%.