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World Diabetes Day: How ICT can be used as a tool to mitigate diabetes in SSA

Every year on November 14th, World Diabetes Day is universally celebrated to raise awareness about the condition. For this year, families are urged to learn more about the warning signs, support network of those affected, and promoting the role of the family in the management, care, prevention and education. Peter Munyasi, Country Chair Kenya and General Manager at EA Hub - Sanofi joins CNBC Africa to share on the role ICT has played.

Kenya launches diabetes management training

International Diabetes Federation (IDF) estimates that there are approximately 460,000 people currently living with diabetes in Kenya, a total that is set to rise to over 1.3 million people within a generation. Yet, out of the estimated 7,000 active health practitioner, only 12 of these are endocrinologists that specialise in diabetes care. Peter Munyasi, Country Chair Kenya and General Manager for Sanofi East Africa Hub joins CNBC Africa for more.