KENYA AIR FORCE JOINS THE 2019 DIABETES WALK

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The Commander Kenya Air Force Major General Francis Ogolla, leads KAF Officers and Service Members during the Diabetes Management and Information center walk held on 6 July 2019.

On Saturday, 6 July 2019, the Kenya Air Force (KAF) led by the Commander KAF Major General Francis Ogolla, joined thousands of Kenyans who turned up for the annual Diabetes Walk hosted at the Carnivore grounds.

The walk which was 11km long was organized by the Kenya Diabetes Management and Information Center Kenya in conjunction with several organizations who sponsored the event.

The Diabetic Walk themed ‘Step Out for Children with Diabetes’ is an annual event designed to bring awareness to the disease and raise money to supply free insulin to economically disadvantaged children.

Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Health Sicily Kariuki graced the event. Speaking before flagging off the walk, CS Sicily Kariuki thanked all Sponsors who have ensured the event is continuously held and made a positive impact on the Kenyan society.

The KAF Commander Major General Ogolla, was among the invited guest in the Diabetic Walk, ensuring that KAF is at the forefront in leading others to make positive impact to the communities around where they operate through participating in worthwhile projects such as Diabetic Walk.

Being his first time to join the Diabetic Walk, Major General Ogolla promised that KAF will be participating in the Walk that is held annually.

Kenya Defence Forces is determined to assist in providing health care access for all Kenyans in line with H.E Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta C.G.H President and Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya ‘Big Four Agenda’.

Moi Forces Academy was among several schools which participated in the event.

Kenya Air Force Personnel interacts with officials from the Diabetes Management and Information center during medical check ups conducted after the Diabetes Walk at Carnivore Grounds.

Kenya Air Force Personnel interacts with officials from the Diabetes Management and Information center during medical check ups conducted after the Diabetes Walk at Carnivore Grounds.

O.I.C. Mugoiri High School display a banner showcasing their Diabetes Club as they take part in the Diabetes Walk.

O.I.C. Mugoiri High School display a banner showcasing their Diabetes Club as they take part in the Diabetes Walk.

Commander Kenya Air Force  Major General Francis Ogolla waves as he finishes the 11 Km  Diabetes  Walk.

Commander Kenya Air Force Major General Francis Ogolla waves as he finishes the 11 Km Diabetes Walk.