Govt announces new initiatives to manage non-communicable diseases

  • By Hindu
  • | Wednesday | 15th November, 2017

She also inaugurated the Diabetes Day observance by the Indian Institute of Diabetes later in the day. | Photo Credit: S MAHINSHAThe government, on World Diabetes Day, has announced new initiatives to streamline the management of non-communicable diseases in the State. Shylaja, who inaugurated the Diabetes Day observance, checks her blood sugar in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. At a Diabetes Day observance organised by the Health Department here on Tuesday, Health Minister K.K. Facilities would be created in all district hospitals in the State to detect diabetic retinopathy early and to treat it, she said.

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