Special Days & Awareness Programmes

World Diabetes Day

The Department of Community Medicine, Integral Institute of Medical Sciences and Research commemorated "World DIABETES Day" under "National Programme for Prevention & Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS)" on 14-11-2017 at Urban Health Training Centre (UHTC) Sarvodaya Nagar, Lucknow.

The theme of World Diabetes Day (WDD) 2017 - 14 November - is 'Women and Diabetes', with the slogan "Our right to a healthy future". Led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the campaign will promote the importance of affordable and equitable access for all women at risk for or living with diabetes to the essential diabetes medicines and technologies, self-management education and information they require to achieve optimal diabetes outcomes and strengthen their capacity to prevent type 2 diabetes. All participants were screened for diabetes by random blood glucose testing. Health talk on its early detection, complications & self-care was given.

Number of beneficiaries: 19

Number of Faculty/staff involved: 6

Number of students participated: 26