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2015 world Diabetes Day Celebration

Free medical screening and education

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The project involved public awareness which took us to the biggest market and some streets in Owerri. As the road show was on, Diabetes screening was going on concurrently. The diabetes screening carried out were blood Glucose estimation, weight, height and BMI. People were counseled after the screening by Medical Laboratory Scientists. Nutritional/ Dietetic counseling were also done by Dietitians. Some food supplements were distributed to the diabetic people. There was lecture on diabetes and our environment. the lecture was on definition of diabetes, causes, care of diabetic patients, prevention and best feeding practice of a diabetes. More than 300 people were in attendance and about 230 people were screened. This project was another opportunity for my club to showcase rotary in my community. We collaborated with Diabetic Association of Nigeria, Pharmacy Plus limited and Diabetic care International to achieve this project

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Community, Disease prevention and treatment

Nigeria

14 November 2015

14 November 2015

Obinna Chijioke, | contact

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PROJECT PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

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    Obinna Chijioke
    Rota World Bank CB(Partners in Service) with Some Rotarians
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    Obinna Chijioke
    Best Diabetic Foods
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    Obinna Chijioke
    Blood Glucose Screening
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    Obinna Chijioke
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    Blood Glucose Screening

Engagement Tracker

Total volunteer hours
7
Hours
Number of volunteers
52
People
Total cash contributions
2,000
USD
Total in-kind contributions
1,275
USD