POWER FOUNDATION & SILVER LINING FOR THE NEEDY INITIATIVE: WORLD DIABETES AND TOILET DAY

POWER Foundation in partnership with Silver Lining for the Needy initiative organized a comprehensive program on World Diabetes Day and World Toilet Day on 25th Nov 2023, aimed at creating awareness about diabetes and promoting hygiene practices within the community.

PROGRAMME

The program commenced at 9:18 am with an opening prayer led by the dedicated nursing staff, setting a positive and inclusive tone for the event. The assistant doctor from Sancta Maria Hospital delivered an informative health talk on the dangers of diabetes and practical ways to control it effectively. The doctor emphasized the significance of early detection and management in preventing complications associated with diabetes.  Following the health talk, health screenings were conducted. Out of the 50 individuals tested, 20 were identified with poor results, necessitating further consultation and medical attention.                       

METHODOLOGY

Mobilization: A proactive approach was taken to inform the community about the event. The town crier played a crucial role in spreading the word and ensuring maximum participation.

Preparation: Before the event, collaboration with Sancta Maria Hospital was established, and necessary arrangements were made. The coordinator ensured all requirements for the program were met, contributing to its overall success.

Toiletries and Refreshments Distribution: As part of the holistic approach to community well-being, toiletries, antiseptics, and soap were distributed to participants, promoting hygiene and health.

RESULTS

The program was successful, with 75 active participants and 50 individuals undergoing health screenings. Twenty individuals with concerning results were promptly referred to the doctor for further treatment and consultation.

RECOMMENDATION

Building on the success of this program, POWER and SLNI look forward to organizing more community-focused initiatives to address health and well-being. This report encapsulates the efforts made on World Diabetes Day and World Toilet Day, underscoring the commitment of POWER and SLNI to community health and welfare.

CONCLUSION

In conclusion, the program achieved its objectives in raising awareness about diabetes and promoting health and hygiene practices within the community. The gratitude expressed by the 75 participants towards the foundation underlines the impact and importance of such initiatives.

POWER FOUNDATION & SILVER LINING FOR THE NEEDY INITIATIVE: WORLD PREMATURITY AND PNEUMONIA DAY

About the Author

SLNI ADMIN

Silver Lining For the Needy Initiative (SLNI) is an NGO in special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

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