ILLNESS TO WELLNESS
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.
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.