KMC adopts diabetes training initiative through Dr. Tirthankar Chaudhury, President Kolkata Diabetes & Endocrinology Forum, supported by Public Health Foundation of India:

 

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On Dec. 30,2013 Hon'ble Mayor Sovan Chatterjee presided over the function of signing of MOU for the diabetes training course through Dr. Tirthankar Chaudhury of Kolkata Diabetes & Endocrinology Forum and Dr Pravakaran of Public Health Foundation of India.

Realizing that Diabetes is increasing alarmingly the KMC has already arranged for facilities of blood sugar estimation and announced the adoption of Certificate Course in Evidence Based Diabetes Management (CCEBDM) for Municipal Medical officers of KMC.

This will help to develop core skills and competencies for doctors of KMC in Evidence Based Management of Type 2 Diabetes. KMC is the first Municipal Corporation in India to adopt such unique initiative to train Medical officers in the area of Diabetes Management.