Women’s awareness initiative on the prevention of diabetes (GDM/T2DM) and its risks (e.g. overweight or obesity)

National Diabetes Obesity & Cholesterol Foundation implemented this program in the year 2018 to 2022, which intends to raise awareness among women living in 10 different slums in Delhi, regarding nutrition, obesity, physical activity, T2DM/GDM and its risks specifically among women.  Awareness sessions and Health camps were held for the women from the community and training and sensitization sessions for health workers and RMPs were also organized. Around 9600 women received information through talks, lectures and pamphlets information regarding nutrition, overweight, obesity, physical activity, T2DM/GDM and its risks and the prevention, screening, management and treatment at healthcare institutions and home.

Some glimpses of our activities
Dr Hema Goplan taking session in Sultanpuri
Dr Vimal Gupta in Dakshinpuri camp
Anthropometric measurement during camp in Dakshinpuri, South Delhi
Women during a diabetes screening camp in Jahangirpuri, West Delhi
Diabetes awareness session before the camp in Seemapuri, North Delhi
Group session on Diabetes awareness with women in Trilkopuri, East Delhi
Assessment Diet During DGM Camp in Sultanpuri
GDM Assessment Camp in New Seemapuri
GDM Awareness Session in Tigri
Pregnant women came in large numbers in GDM Assessment camp
Anthropometric Measurement During DGM Camp
GDM Awareness Session in Kusumpur Pahari
Trained Health Workers in GDM in Tigri

Quarter III, October1, 2019-March 31, 2020

  1. 20 Community awareness activities conducted where 1600 persons reached at this awareness
  2. Women with pregnancy were provided personal counselling on nutrition and medical
  3. About 177 Community Health Workers were provided intensive training in maternal and child nutrition with specific emphasis of diabetes. Among these are 95 ASHA workers, 66 AWW workers and 16 from other NGOs worker working on this issue.
  4. A total of 1800 leaflets have also been distributed for awareness generation. A total of 55 booklets on diabetes were distributed to important members of these communities like MLA, RWA head etc.
Awareness session on diabetes and nutrion in Tigri
Training session of Health workers in Trilokpuri
Trainied health workers in Khicripur
ASHA workers during WDF training session in Seemapuri
Dr Vimal during diabetes camp in Dakshinpuri
Anthropometry during diabetes camp