ILL­NESS TO WELL­NESS

Assocham Bulletin - - HEALTH -

In­con­tin­u­a­tion of Di­a­betes Aware­ness, Preven­tion & Well­ness Pro­grams, AS­SOCHAM Foun­da­tion For Cor­po­rate So­cial Re­spon­si­bil­ity (AFCSR) un­der the kind aegis and lead­er­ship ofThe As­so­ci­ated Cham­bers of Com­merce & In­dus­try of In­dia (AS­SOCHAM) with the sup­port of ITC had or­ga­nized 13 Free Di­a­betes Health Camps dur­ing month of Novem­ber 2017 in New Delhi to cover op­ti­mum ben­e­fi­cia­ries.

Dur­ing the month of Novem­ber, 13 Camps were or­ga­nized across Delhi. Dur­ing these camps, our field of­fi­cers vis­ited about 5, 810house­holds, cov­er­ing al­most 28,240per­sons. About 2,220 per­sons vis­ited in these camps, around 1,816 regis­tered and tested Ran­dom Blood Sugar (RBS) dur­ing these camps and 1,093 per­sons un­der­went HBAIC test­ing. About 1,467 vis­i­tors of all age group watched the street play (Nukkad Natak).

Vis­i­tors regis­tered their valu­able feed­back and highly ap­pre­ci­ated the ef­forts done by ALL un­der the flag­ship ofASSOCHAMand its highly es­teemed mem­bers.

On Novem­ber 14,2017World Di­a­betes Day, the cham­ber and AS­SOCHAM Foun­da­tion for Cor­po­rate So­cial Re­spon­si­bil­ity with the sup­port of ITC or­gan­ised a Free Di­a­betes Health Check-Up Camp at nearby Press Club of In­dia. Dr. Ra­jesh Ke­sari from To­tal Care Con­trol and Dr. Swati Kar­tikar from Push­p­wati Sing­ha­nia Re­search In­sti­tute rea­soned the rise of life­style dis­eases in In­dia and pre­ven­tive mea­sures. They stressed on the need for a bal­anced diet and reg­u­lar ex­er­cise.

Also present on the oc­ca­sion was the Se­nior Vice-Pres­i­dent, Cor­po­rate Af­fairs, ITe, Mr. Anil Ra­jput who came to over­see the pro­ceed­ings. He also spoke about the ef­forts made by ASSOCHAMand ITC to en­sure a bet­ter and health­ier In­dia.

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The oc­ca­sion also wit­nessed a street play pre­sen­ta­tion high­light­ing the causes and symp­toms of di­a­betes. At the camp, the doc­tors screened vis­i­tors for HBAIC, Sugar, BMI, Blood Pres­sure and pro­vided guid­ance on di­a­betes man­age­ment and diet plans. Al­to­gether in the span of a few hours the camp served around 450 peo­ple, tak­ing a small but sig­nif­i­cant step for a healthy In­dia.

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