9th Diabetes Atlas highlights & link between tobacco-TB-diabetes

[Listen on Apple Podcasts] This Podcast features the audio recording of the World Diabetes Day Webinar, which presented highlights of 9th Diabetes Atlas, and link between TB-tobacco and diabetes among other issues. 9th Diabetes Atlas was released by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) on World Diabetes Day 2019. This Webinar also had a message from Barrister Shameem Haider Patwary, Member of Parliament, Bangladesh, who is part of APCAT (Asia Pacific Cities Alliance for Tobacco Control & NCDs Prevention) & Asia Pacific Parliamentarians' Caucus for tobacco control and NCDs prevention.


* SUVI KARURANGA, Epidemiology Manager, International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and part of Editorial team of 9th Diabetes Atlas

* Dr HEMA DIVAKAR, Spokesperson for International Diabetes Federation in south-east Asia; Technical Advisor to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India; past President FOGSI

* Dr ANOOP MISRA, President of Diabetes Foundation India, Padma Shree Awardee, and Chairman, Fortis-CDOC Center of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases, and Endocrinology, Delhi

* Dr TARA SINGH BAM, Deputy Regional Director (Asia Pacific), International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), Singapore

* SHOBHA SHUKLA (moderator), Managing Editor and Executive Director, CNS; and coordinator, APCAT Media (Asia Pacific regional media network to end TB & tobacco, and prevent NCDs)

This Webinar was co-hosted by APCAT (Asia Pacific Cities Alliance for Tobacco Control and NCDs Prevention), APCAT Media (Asia Pacific regional media network to end TB & tobacco, and prevent NCDs), and CNS.

APCAT is co-chaired by Mayors of Bogor City (Indonesia) and Balanga City (Philippines), and connects several Mayors, Members of Parliament (MPs), Governors and other local leaders in 47 cities of 12 countries in Asia Pacific, committed to end tobacco and prevent NCDs, with The Union Asia Pacific as its secretariat.


(on behalf of APCAT, APCAT Media and CNS)

    Dr Tin Maung Htwe (Myanmar)
    Kalpana Acharya (Nepal)
    Nguyen Duc Hoang (Vietnam)
    Nurul Islam Hasib (Bangladesh)
    Padam Raj Joshi (Nepal)
    Rita Widiadana (Indonesia)
    Bobby Ramakant, and
    Shobha Shukla (coordinator)

team CNS