Wednesday, April 06, 2016

World Health Day: Fight diabetes, fight TB – INIS Blog

#TB and #Diabetes two diseases I follow carefully, means this article stands out well

World Health Day: Fight diabetes, fight TB – INIS Blog especially on the day that the WHO and the press are flagging the impact of diabetes around the globe >

"Unfortunately, non-communicable disease and infectious disease are often treated separately, with little collaboration across sectors. TB and diabetes are closely connected, and must also be considered in the Sustainable Development Goals framework. In a special series on the TB/diabetes synergy, The Lancet noted connections with at least seven of the SDGs. “Addressing diabetes and tuberculosis will be a welcome initiative towards recognising the important interactions between communicable and non-communicable diseases and reducing morbidity and mortality.”


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