November 14, 2015: World Diabetes Day Free Camp, Kedamangalam, Kochi


As part of world diabetes month, free diabetes awareness, detection and treatment camp was organised by Help for Helpless, Kedamangalam Unit, Kedamangalam Pappukutty Memorial Library and P. Kesavadev Trust at Kedamangalam Govt. L.P. School, Paravoor, Kochi on 14th November. Kedamangalam is the birth place of late P. Kesavadev.

The camp saw participation of more than 150 patients for whom anthropometric measurements and blood tests and body tests for diabetes was performed free of cost. Dr. Sheeja Srinivas Consultant Diabetologist, JDC Kochi gave the world diabetes day message. Free consultation was given by diabetes team headed by Dr. Sheeja Srinivas and free medicines were provided. Dr. Manu P Viswam, President, Help for Helpless chaired the program. Mr. Anil V.S Secretary,  Pappukutty Memorial Library gave welcome.

Mr. Sasikumar Thummarakkudy inaugurated the camp.Mr. V.G Joshi, Paravoor Thaluk Library Council gave felicitations. Ms. Neethu Annie Ajai, Unit Head and Dietitian, JDC Kochi lectured on healthy diet in diabetes.  Dr. K.G Jayan, Thaluk Hospital, North Paravoor, Dr. Anitha Peroorkada General Hospital etc. spoke at the camp.
Mr. Joseph Padayatty, Secretary, Help for Helpless gave vote of thanks. Mr. Sunil Prabhakar organised the camp with P. Kesavadev Trust.

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