Date : November 25, 2015
To mark the Global Diabetes Day, NNOS Foundation, Chennai, India, organized an awareness walk in a rural area in Tamil Nadu, on 25 Nov 2015, starting from Pavunjur Primary Health Centre, Lathur Block, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu, India. Mr. Sekar, ex-President, Kaduguppattu Panchayat and Dr Gangadharan, Block Medical Officer, Lathur Block, flagged off the Walk. Around 250 participants from nearby villages joined in. NNOS Foundation's Chairman, Trustee, Community Health Workers and Office Staff also participated in the Walk. Banners outlining the Walk and educational posters and flyers on Diabetes / Hypertension were put up in strategic locations in the Block. The event was covered by Television channels and leading newspapers like The Hindu. The success of the Walk was reflected in the more than active involvement of the participants.