If small contributions lead to bigger impacts, CISSA has the gratification about the World Health Day observance it could make at North Paravur. For the mission, joining with us on the World Health Day were a group of able local organizations.
Amrita Diabetic Welfare Association, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Paravur Town Merchants’ Assocation, Paravur Taluk Merchants’ Association, Love All Charitable Trust (LACT) and BUSITUNE Business Consultancy and Entrepreneur Development Centre were with us, making the occasion memorable.
The day-long celebration started with a walkathon at 8.30 am, flagged off by the Municipal Chairman Sri. Ramesh D. Kurup. Following this, there was a public meeting at Vyapara Bhavan, North Paravur wherein leaders of the participating organizations addressed an exciting audience.
There was a free diabetic clinic going on offering service for the most needy. Around 200 people were benefited by the camp.
In order to provide necessary education on preventing and managing the disease, Dr. Usha Menon offered a useful lecture. From the part of CISSA, the undersigned gave a presentation on ‘Socio-economic and health impacts of changing food styles’.
Furthering the event’s worthiness there were pure organic rice soup served in natural arecanut plates; and display of posters by CISSA. As usual, the book stall run by CISSA could fetch public attention.