State Policy Round Table Meet - Puducherry


The Changing Diabetes® State Round table meet was successfully conducted at Puducherry on 10th Sepetember 2015.

  • Awareness: Information, insights and understanding

  • Capacity Building: Building Capacity and infrastructure

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

Government of Puducherry in association with Novo Nordisk Education Foundation (NNEF) have launched this Changing Diabetes® initiative to strategize action based on Awareness, Capacity Building and Treatment. In this round table meeting 49 participants comprising of Policy makers, government officials, healthcare professionals, representatives from WHO, WDF , academia, and Public Health Institutes to discuss on the current scenario of diabetes and future steps to address the diabetes burden and with the ways of Managing the issue pertaining to diabetes in Puducherry UT.


  • Dr K V Raman, Director of Health & Family Welfare Services Govt of Puducherry

  • Dr Sadhana Bhagwat, National Professional Officer - (NCDs) WHO India

  • Dr Vijay Viswanathan, Director - MV Diabetes – Chennai

  • Dr A.K. Das - Moderator, H.O.D- Dept. of Endocrinology, Puducherry Institute of Medical science

  • Dr. K. Shanthimathi, NCD Program Officer - DHFWS - Govt of Puducherry


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1. Estimated from IDF 7th Atlas 2015
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