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HDC marks World Diabetes Day 2017

November 14, 2017 : 1:43 pm

Housing Development Corporation initiated a diabetes screening program for the employees of the company on the occasion of World Diabetes Day 2017. The program was initiated by HDC’s Director of Planning and Development Ismail Shan Rasheed.

The event, which was held at HDC headquarters, was conducted with support from Hulhumalé Hospital.

Hulhumalé Hospital health officials screened 111 of our staff for diabetes, and also conducted mini health checkups including blood pressure test, BMI calculation, and provided individual doctor consultation regarding their results.

HDC also hosted a Diabetes awareness family evening last Saturday. Organized and initiated by Hulhumalé Hospital, this event took place at Central Park with a variety of activities including exercise sessions, health information regarding diabetes and prevention, sessions on preparing healthy food, health screening and activities for children.