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Dilawar Hussain Foundation holds diabetes awareness seminar at KC Varsity

LAHORE, JAN. 2019: Dilawar Hussain Foundation, an NGO striving to improve the quality of health and education in Pakistan, recently organized a diabetes awareness seminar at Kinnaird College for Women University in collaboration with CCL Pharmaceuticals (Pvt.) Limited and Novo Nordisk Pharma (Pvt.) Limited, Pakistan. The seminar was attended by over 200 students, teachers and faculty members.

Mohammad Jafri, Director Programs of Dilawar Hussain Foundation talked about the causes, prevention and statistics of diabetic patients in the world and in Pakistan. “Dilawar Hussain Foundation is playing its role to create a deeper awareness among the marginalized communities. We aim to enable underprivileged communities to build a more sustainable future by increasing their access to health and education,” remarked Mohammad Jafri.

Amina Noreen, Nutritionist at Novo Nordisk Pharma (Pvt.) Limited, Pakistan, provided one-to-one nutritional counseling to students and advised value of leading a healthy life. She highlighted the importance of eating a balanced diet for good health and well-being to delay the disease onset.

At the end Vice Principal Dr. Nighat Khan thanked the partners for organizing diabetes awareness seminar, and showed interest in signing MOU with DHF for joint activities. A team of CCL Pharmaceuticals (Pvt.) Limited conducted diabetes screening of 250 students and staff and distributed refreshment boxes at the end of the program.