Recent studies report that 8-10 percent of people in rural villages have diabetes. The reports has been a marked increase in diabetic cases in the lower income groups as compared to the prevalence of diabetes in the higher and middle income groups. As per this study about 13 percent of people in the lower income groups have been found to have diabetes. India is stated to become the number one country in the world for diabetes by 2025.
What is the Problem:
Many men and women suffer from diabetes in rural villages. Many men and women have developed complications that include loss of extremities, eyesight, teeth , high blood pressure and hypertension, etc. Knowledge level of the people on these aspects is low and that there is a lot of misinformation. Very few people only consult doctors as soon as symptoms develop and this leads to development of complications. take up a pilot basis for the identification of diabetes in 75 villages.
How will the project solve the problem:
One Day Orientation Program for the students in the Diploma in Nursing and Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology to discuss about the details of activities connected to the project and their participation in the program. The courses run by WFW Arts & Medical Institute of WOMEN FOR WOMEN. The detection camps will be organized in each village, conduct blood, urine tests,blood pressure and let people know the results on the spot in the village situation. Awareness will be created by pamphlets.