Heydar Aliyev Foundation distributes medicine among children with diabetes (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 24 / Trend T.Hajiyev /
Children suffering from diabetes received medicines necessary for the treatment under the project realized with support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Today, the Yasamal District Executive Power distributed 400 packages of the "Apidra" drug and 2,000 injection pens among 200 children from poor families at the Heydar Aliyev Museum.
During his speech at the ceremony, Heydar Aliyev Foundation Executive Director Anar Alakbarov greeted children and parents on behalf of Mehriban Aliyeva, President of the Foundation. Since its establishment, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation cares for children who have been deprived of parental care or come from refugee and IDP families, as well as children from poor families, Alakbarov said.
To date, the Foundation assisted in ten thousands of sick people were made surgery in Azerbaijan and abroad, Alakbarov said adding that the work on the establishment of regional medical institutions is also underway.
The project is aimed at providing patients suffering diabetes mellitus type I with drugs and, if necessary, holding the necessary medical examinations and six-month medical supervision.
Republican Endocrinology Center and the Children's Hospital of Endocrinology 6, as well as physicians, endocrinologists from the cities of Sumgait and Absheron, were involved in the project to successfully implement it.
The Apidra drug was registered in 2004 in the U.S. and Europe, and passed the state registration in Azerbaijan in October 2008.