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World Diabetes Day Celebrations: Sasolburg

For anyone who lives in the Free State / Gauteng region, make sure you head to Sasolburg tomorrow morning (Saturday 26th November) for a free walk and information day organised by the Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation, with free screening and blood testing. We’ll be there!

Here’s what to expect:


06:00 – 07:45        Arrival for walk.

06:30             Registration to start. T-shirts to be given out.

08:00 – 10:00        Cutting of ribbon and walk commence

Screening and Testing

08:00     Screening will start and continue throughout the day’s proceedings

Education to be provided in the big tent when people wait to be tested or for the programme to begin. The topics will be: Healthy Lifestyles, NHI Plan, Management of Diabetes.

10:00            Official Programme to start after the arrival of the dignitaries.

Programme Director:  MEC Health, Ms Ngubentombi and MEC Social Development, Ms Nthombela

10:15            Opening with Prayer

10:30            Opening and welcome:  Mayor Metsimaholo

10:45            Purpose of the Day: Dr S Kabane, Head of Department of Health

11:00        Foundation:  brief role of the Foundation and brief education.

11: 20            Living with Diabetes; My Story

11:45        Key note address:  National Minister of Health or Deputy Minister

12:15        Thanks and farewell.


Sounds like a fantastic day. See you there!

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