PALEMBANG. Tuesday (24/3), RZ presented free health care service in Seduduk Putih Street, exactly at the township for the blind, Palembang.
In this action, RZ and its health team provided health counseling discussed impact of excessive or lack of consumption of sugar, conducted blood glucose check up, and distributed fresh milk for toddler and children.
During the health counseling program, the speaker explained that high blood sugar levels from diabetes lead to damage of the retina, the layer on the back of the eye that captures images and sends them as nerve signals to the brain so it may cause loss of vision.
There were 55 participants who joined in this health care service and 60 children who received the supplement. “Thank to RZ, we hope that this program could be implemented continuously,” Mukhtar (38), a participant, said. ***
Newsroom/Arlina Yulia Permata Sari