Peshawar, 30 December 2015: The first Free Sugar Screening and Care Provision Camp in the series of six was held on Dec 22, 2015 at Chamkani, district Peshawar.
These camp are going to be held in earthquake affected districts of KPK in collaboration with AIMS Diabetes and Research Hospital Peshawar.
Mr. Khalid Waqas, the District Council Member and Dr. Muhammad Sharif, Member PIMA Relief KP inaugurated the camp.
A team comprising of male and female care providers flanked by lab personnel and dietitian screened dozens of male and females patients for diabetes and provided care with free anti-diabetic drugs including injectable insulin. They also provided dietary counseling and education in a culturally appropriate and gender specific manner. The patients will also be entitled to free follow up consultation at AIMS Hospital, Hayatabad for at least three months.