World Obesity Day observed

World Obesity Day observed

YUPIA, Oct 11: Going with rest of the globe, the District NCD Cell (Papum Pare) today observed the World Obesity Day themed ‘End Weight Stigma’ at Dikrong Power House, RHEP, NEEPCO Ltd, Hoj- Yaee.

On the occasion, Dr R R Ronya, DPO (NCD) spoke on obesity and lifestyle while Dr Bishnu Rebi, MO (NCD), NCD Clinic, Doimukh CHC presented a PPT on World Obesity Day.

Bijit Goswami, DGM (EL), RHEP, NEEPCO LTD also spoke.

The event was followed by screening of the company staffers and their families for NCDs, where a total number of 79 were screened. 17 were suspected to be suffering from diabetes, 33 with hypertension, 34 with overweight and 18 obesity. (DIPRO)

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