CHAI Presents Paper at National NCD Summit at Delhi
The Government of India (GOI), in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and The Lilly Foundation organized 4th National NCD Summit on 6th October 2016 at Delhi. Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Secretary, Department of Health Research (DHR) and Director-General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR); Mr Navdeep Rinwa, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Government of India; and Dr. Damodar Bachani, Deputy Commissioner (NCDs), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India graced the occasion. Representatives from Government departments, Funding agencies, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) working in India presented papers.
CHAI presented a paper titled ‘Self-care and Foot-care Management of Diabetes’ based on the project which is being implemented by CHAI in Uttar Pradesh with the support of World Diabetes Foundation Denmark. The presentation received appreciation from the gathering as a unique intervention in foot-care. Sr. Lincy Cherian, Fr. Jijo Antony, Dr. Shalini, Dr. Sameer and Mr. Jobin represented CHAI at the Summit.