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Announcements - DIABETES CENTRE.

The Diabetes Centre - TDC, a Not-for-profit organization established to take the bold initiative of fighting Diabetes in Pakistan with international standards of quality care on a welfare basis. Currently, a site clinic which is providing medical services where 60% under privileged diabetic patients are being cured free of cost. Right now, 1 in 10 Pakistanis is diabetic and over 2 million Pakistanis are suffering from this disease and this number is on rise. For this purpose, TDC is frequently organizing diabetes awareness and screening caps in all metropolis and rural areas for timely detection of diabetes.

While The Diabetes Centre Islamabad's State-of-the-Art comprehensive healthcare facility in nearing to completion with the help of philanthropists, The Diabetes Centre has initiated its 2nd State of the art Diabetes Centre in Lahore with the aim to gradually cured and curb diabetes from Pakistan.

A Fund Raising dinner has been held in Islamabad where the Chairman of The Diabetes Centre, Dr. Asjad Hameed briefed on the current situation of diabetes in Pakistan and measures to prevent diabetes. Dr. Asjad aiming in saving lives and protecting people from diabetes threats to have a more secure nation. At the end, he has requested the nation through media to play their important role in building and helping multidisciplinary medical facilities throughout Pakistan due to the severity of diabetes ailment.

Mr. Umer Kamal, Director Resource Mobilization and Mr. Shaiq Tanveer, Member Advisory Board also presented the updated status of Islamabad and thanked attendees and supporters for their cooperation to bring The Diabetes Centre at this level.

Chief Guest of the The Diabetes Centre Islamabad fund raising dinner, Mr. Sheikh Ansar Aziz, Mayor Islamabad, also addressed where he has assured his full cooperation and support to The Diabetes Centre. Mr. Sheikh Ansar Aziz also appreciated The Diabetes Centre efforts made in this regard.

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Publication:Pakistan & Gulf Economist
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Jun 4, 2017
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