USM-KLE INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL PROGRAMME, BELGAUM

World Diabetes Day 2013 on 14th of November

 


                 Each year on 14th of November, the world celebrates World Diabetes Day, which is the birthday of Frederick Banting who along with Charles Best, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin.
                    On 14th November 2013, USMKLE with the collaboration of KLE's Diabetic Clinic organized a celebration of World Diabetes Day. This event started with ‘Walk for Diabetes Awareness’ from Kittur Rani Chennamma circle to KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & Medical Research Centre. Our chief guest, Shri U.T. Khader, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, graced this diabetes awareness walk. Shri U.T. Khader hoisted the flag and gave green for the rally to start. KLE Chairman and Rajyasabha Member Dr. Prabhakar Kore, Dr. M V Jaali, Dr .H B Rajshekhar and KLE University Vice Chancellor Dr. Chandrakanth Kokate and project advisor Dr.Vidya Bhagat accompanied Shri U.T. Khader.

                     The inauguration function of this event was held in the lobby of KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & Medical Research Centre. Followed by introductory speech by Dr. M.V. Jali, CEO and Medical Director of KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & Medical Research Centre, speech by Dr. Prabhakar Kore, Chairman of KLE Society, speech by Chief Guest, Shri U.T. Khader, and vote of thank by Dr. Vidya Bhagat, Project Advisor and Deputy Director of Student Affair USMKLE. The event proceeds with price giving for the top 3 winner of Children’s Painting Competition with diabetes awareness theme, followed by balloon releasing at the entrance of KLES Hospital.
                    

 PRIZE

NAME

SCHOOL

STANDARD

1st

PRASAD A. MANGUTKAR

BENSONS ENGLISH MEDIUM HIGH SCHOOL

VIII B

2nd

PRERANA .S. DODAMANI

BENSONS ENGLISH MEDIUM HIGH SCHOOL

VII A

3rd

KARTIK G. TAI

BENSONS ENGLISH MEDIUM HIGH SCHOOL

VIII A


                                      The event is then proceed with the lecture for public regarding diabetes by Dr.M.V.Jali, as well as free diabetes screening program at KLES Diabetic Clinic.

            

               

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