State Policy Round Table Meet - Madhya Pradesh


On 28 February 2015, Government of Madhya Pradesh in association with Novo Nordisk Education Foundation (NNEF) organized the first State Round Table Meeting on Changing Diabetes® in the state. State Round Table meeting on Changing Diabetes® is a unique initiative for the common cause of “Diabetes” that intends to create a platform to discuss, strategize and support the key stakeholders and policy makers to tackle the challenges of

  • Awareness: Information, insights and understanding

  • Capacity Building: Building Capacity and infrastructure

  • Treatment: Ensuring best quality of care for people with diabetes

At the state roundtable policy-makers, government officials, healthcare professionals, people with diabetes, NGOs, Public Health Institutes, and others discussed the current scenario of diabetes care in the state and the steps needed to be taken to reduce this critical burden and address the issue of diabetes care and management in India.


  • Shri Pravir Krishn, I.A.S Principal Secretary PH & FW

  • Shri Faiz Ahmed Kidwai, I.A.S Mission Director, NHM

  • Dr Pramod Chandra, Deputy Director, DHS PH & FW

  • Dr A K Das, Professor & Head of Endocrinology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences

  • Prof C A K Yesudian - Dean, School of Health Systems Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

  • Dr Biranchi Jena, Director - Indian Institute of Health Management & Research, Bangalore

  • Dr Anju Virmani, Endocrinologist, Past President ISPAE

  • Dr Sushil Jindal, Endocrinologist, Bhopal

  • Dr Sandeep Julka, Endocrinologist, Indore

  • Dr Shachin K. Gupta, Diabetologist, Bhopal

  • Dr Somesh Kumar, Deputy Country Director, JHPIEGO


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