The World Diabetes Day, on 14th November every year, is about promoting and improving human health, and providing access to treatment and health-care education. The theme until 2023 is ‘Access to Diabetes Care’.
Diabetes is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attack, stroke and lower limb amputation.
Healthy diet, physical activity and avoiding tobacco use can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. In addition diabetes can be treated and its consequences avoided or delayed with medication, regular screening and treatment for complications.
Ehsaas holds free Eye & Medical Camps in the most deprived areas of Pakistan and also helps sponsor the Fatima Bai 100-bed general hospital in Karachi, which is run on a no profit no loss basis.
It is a modern well-equipped and well-staffed facility with experienced doctors and provides affordable treatment for those on low incomes and treats on average over 4,000 patients a month.
The hospital has the following facilities and services:
- General OPD
- 24 Hours I.C.U
- 24 Hours Emergency
- 24 Hours Lab
- Gyane & OBS;
- Ultrasound and X-Ray Departments
- Orthopedic and Plastic Surgery & Endoscopy.