One of the charity organisations which sponsors or undertakes research is situated at Voluntary Action Westminster (Vaw), West End House in 37 Chapel Street, London. It's named Black and Ethnic Minority Diabetes Association (Bemda). One of this charity's most important objectives is to a to promote and protect the physical and mental health of people with diabetes from black and ethnic minority (bme) communities through the provision of support, education, practical advice and through undertaking research in the subject of diabetes with the dissemination of any useful results b to provide or assist in the provision of facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation or other leisure time occupation of individuals who have need of such facilities by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disability, financial hardship or social circumstances with the object of improving their conditions of life . It is managed by Bemda(Black and Ethnic Minority Diabetes Association). After being granted with a no. 1120589, it started its activity helping with education / training, as well as with the advancement of health or saving of lives. You can get in touch with this organisation by phone:N/A, e-mail: BEMDACHARITY@GMAIL COM or by visiting their website www bemda org. Its governing document is Declaration Of Trust Dated 27 November 2006. Additionally raising awareness of diabetes and potential health problems recruiting & training as health educators producing leaflets & training materials promoting self-management skills running focus groups, patient & parent support meetings carrying out researches / consultations publishing useful findings contributing to policies and strategies in health care delivery, management and drop-in .