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Session 1

Launching the IDF South-South Knowledge Exchange: Series on South-South Knowledge-Sharing for Improving Diabetes Care and Prevention

Presentation and Talk by Dr Sandeep Bhalla Program Director, Training, Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries (CCCI), Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi

Topic: Health Workforce Development - The session aimed to address the workforce gap that had speakers sharing their learning in three key areas of diabetes: Primary Prevention; Health Workforce Development; Care and secondary Prevention. The topic chosen is also a focus areas of the UN Sustainable Development Goals include reduction of premature mortality for NCDs by 30%, (Goal 3.4), strengthening the health workforce in developing countries (Goal 3c); Enhancing international support for implementing effective and targeted capacity-building in developing countries (Goal 17.9); and universal healthcare coverage (Goal 3.8).

Session 2

Innovations in Diabetes Care Around the World

Presentation and Talk by Prof. D. Prabhakaran, Vice President Research, Public Health Foundation of India. The session focused on Diabetes and Hypertension, and how innovative measures and partnerships have been able to make an impact in the related areas of Diabetes control.

Poster Presentation by Anuradha Monga:

Monitoring: An effective tool to check, ensure and sustain quality of IDF recognized CCEBDM training program across India Monitoring: An effective tool to check, ensure and sustain quality of IDF recognized CCEBDM training program across India

Poster Presentation by Manoj:

Effectiveness of evidence-based interventions in healthcare: Application of M&E in Cardio-Diabetes Training in India

Poster Presentation by Ritesh

Digital advocacy impact on success of IDF recognized training program for primary care physicians in diabetes management

Poster Presentation by Pallavi:

Country wide level gestational diabetes mellitus management program for physicians in India

Poster Presentation by Rajiv:

About PHFI

Ms. Tina Rawal

Ms. Tina Rawal from PHFI presented a poster on the IDF, PHFI joint Programme “KiDS”. The KiDS project is an educational programme co-created in collaboration with the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD), and its local partners in the pilot countries Brazil and India (PHFI and HRIDAY-SHAN), with support from Sanofi. The KiDS project aims to foster a school environment that creates a better understanding of diabetes and supports children with the condition through training sessions using the culturally adapted KiDS Information pack. It also raises awareness of diabetes and the benefits of healthy diets and physical activities among school-age children to help prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.

Last Modified : December 7, 2015, 5:34 pm