Vaatsalya Hospital, Hanamkonda conducted a village meet on 6th January at Manukonda Village. Mandal surpunch,Village secretary, Aasha workers mandala in charge and 35 villagers gathered in the program.
World Diabetes Day is observed world over on 14th November every year, creating global awareness on Diabetes. It was started in 1991 in response to the alarming rise in people with diabetes around the world.
For the years 2009 – 2013, the theme for World Diabetes Day is “Diabetes Education and Prevention”. Keeping with the theme, Vaatsalya organized an awareness program in each of its 14 hospitals across Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
A walkathon was conducted at all Vaatsalya Hospitals with over 1500 people participating in this awareness program.
A human ring depicting the logo of the World Diabetes Day was created at Gadag, Anantapur, Bijapur, Tarikere, Malur and Narasannapet.