City schools to lead fight against diabetes

Select Delhi schools will be among the first in the country to receive training on how to educate teachers, students and parents on diabetes.

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth (HRIDAY), International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and Sanofi India Limited on Wednesday announced the roll-out of the KiDS (Kids and Diabetes in Schools) ‘School Diabetes Information Pack’ designed for public and private schools in Delhi. It was released in the presence of senior government officials. The KiDS initiative launched in India last September is a school-based intervention that aims to counteract diabetes-related discrimination and foster a supportive learning environment in schools about both types of diabetes.

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Source: The Hindu


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