It is worldwide known that the 14th of November is known as World diabetes day. To commemorate this day various communities in the hinterlands of Suriname, planned activities around World Diabetes day. Many MZ clinics held an awareness session about this chronic disease and how you can prevent diabetes by maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The people of Ladoani, Hekununu, Debike, and Pikinslee were able to check their HB, blood sugar, BMI and blood pressure at the clinics.