The National Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Gland Diseases celebrated Thursday the World Health Day, which goes this year under the slogan “Beat Diabetes”. The event was held at the Faculty of Medicine in Tripoli University in coordination with the Health Ministry’s media office in Tripoli. It was attended by medical specialists and students of medicine at the university.

Latest studies have showed that people with diabetes have hit 347 million around the world, and the World Health Organization expects that diabetes would become the seventh death cause in the world by 2030.