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Diabetic Rotarians need to take extra caution during COVID-19

Diabetic Rotarians need to take extra caution during COVID-19

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Checking sugar. Pregnant woman in a yellow dress sitting in the kitchen and controlling her blood sugar by herself. The COVID-19 pandemic have devastated lives around the world, affecting many families and hundreds of thousands who have lost their lives. Pandemic information from around the world has shown that diabetes and prediabetes, among others, are the leading pre-existing, underlying conditions that have experienced severe to mortality reactions from the COVID-19 virus. Diabetes is a chronic metabolic condition which causes high blood sugar levels. In general, infectious diseases such as COVID-19 are more series for people with diabetes. Pandemic information from around the world has shown that diabetes and prediabetes, among others, are the leading pre-existing, underlying conditions that have experienced severe to mortality reactions from the COVID-19 virus.” When diabetics…
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Rotary International Convention goes virtual

Rotary International Convention goes virtual

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The Rotary International Convention was to have taken place in Hawaii from June 6th to 10th, but was cancelled last March amid the spread of COVID-19. In its place, Rotary International has announced plans for a Rotary International Virtual Convention, running from June 20th until June 26th. More than 20,000 Rotarians from across the world, many from Great Britain & Ireland, should have been in Hawaii this week. However, the Rotary International Convention fell the way of all major events this summer because of the global pandemic. Rotary International said at the time of the cancellation: “As a global organisation that values bringing people together to create meaningful connections and positive change in communities throughout the world, our decision to cancel our convention is a profound disappointment. “We also recognize…
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Two London winners of Rotary Young Citizen Awards 2020

Two London winners of Rotary Young Citizen Awards 2020

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This year’s inspirational winners of the Rotary Young Citizen Awards include two from the Rotary in London District.  They are 16-year-old Hannah Chowdhry nominated by Redbridge Rotary Club and 19-year-old Theo Sergiou nominated by Enfield Chase Rotary Club.  They were interviewed on the BBC News Channel’s ‘Afternoon Live with Simon McCoy’ programme and here are more details about them:   HANNAH CHOWDHRY During the Coronavirus Pandemic, 16-year-old Hannah Chowdhry is on the frontline helping at a daily project to feed the homeless and vulnerable in Ilford, as the youngest volunteer for the British Asian Christian Association.Hannah started volunteering at a food bank and “Meals for the Homeless” project in January 2020, which included cooking meals for the rough sleepers and she has built up a strong bond with many of them.    At secondary school, Hannah became aware…
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Join The #RotaryResponds Live series on Facebook

Join The #RotaryResponds Live series on Facebook

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Join a new weekly Facebook Live series to create connections and take part in engaging conversations. The #RotaryResponds Live series features Rotary leaders and members, and leaders from partner organizations sharing how they're taking action in their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. :: Wednesday May 20 ::Rotary Connects the World: Rotary International President Mark Maloney in conversation with Rotary CEO John Hewko. :: Wednesday May 27 ::Rotary International CEO John Hewko in conversation with ShelterBox CEO Sanj Srikanthan. RSVP now and don't miss an episode!
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Dongles for Young People in Barnet

Dongles for Young People in Barnet

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This donation is made on behalf of Rotary Club of Hendon. Rotary is an organization of business and professional person united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world. This donation is part of our effort to support disadvantaged young people in our local community affected by the corona virus pandemic by supporting with them to continue their studies through online learning.
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