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PRESS RELEASE - Forum explores national approaches to diabetes in Africa

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – Leading regional diabetes experts, ministers of health, donors and national health authorities are gathered in Dar es Salaam today at the World Diabetes Foundation/East African Diabetes Study Group Symposium.

Their objective: to explore the national responses to the diabetes epidemic in East, Central and Southern Africa, and how to use these learnings to strengthen healthcare systems and improve lives throughout the region.

Thesis explores diabetes in pregnancy in Tamil Nadu

On 29 January, Karoline Kragelund Nielsen explained the genesis of her PhD research topic to an audience of about 75 academics and colleagues at the University of Copenhagen’s Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.
“Almost five years ago, I was doing a qualitative research study for the WDF, interviewing project partners implementing gestational diabetes projects in low and middle income countries,” she said.