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May 08, 2019 Wednesday 01:01:37 PM IST

FICCI-ECHO to Provide Diabetes Certification Course for GPs

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Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in association with ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) will launch Diabetes Certification Course for General Practitioners (GP) in view of the large number of Indians suffering from this life style disease As per 2015 figures, 69.2 mn people are affected by diabetes and there are not enough endocrinologists to provide specialised care. The initiative was taken FICCI in association with NITI Aayog. 

The FICCI-ECHO Diabetes Certification Course for GPs is a 20-week, tele-mentoring program that will be initially taken up as a pilot project to train 100 GPs on logical management of diabetic patients.


 


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