Journal of Social Health and Diabetes

NNEF is Committed towards improving the diabetes awareness in the country. The NNEF is also working towards in changing the social and psychological aspects of diabetes by research, training and community programmes. In this endeavour, NNEF has started publishing a bi-annual journal titled “Journal of Social Health and Diabetes (JoSH- Diabetes)“ from 2013 and till now seven issues have been published.

Published from NNEF Bangalore, JoSH-Diabetes would be an applied, internationally oriented diabetes management journal designed to help policy makers, academicians, social activists and researchers stay abreast on the Social and psychological issues pertaining to diabetes management. JoSH-Diabetes would also facilitate the exchange of ideas, best practises for managing diabetes at the grass root level and innovative research in the field of social aspects of diabetes management. The journal would be of interest to those with research and management interests in the field of Social Science and Diabetes(SSD) and Health Systems Research.


Research articles and critical reviews in the journal would provide a significant coverage of:

  • Knowledge, attitude and practice in diabetes management
  • Psycho-social and demographic aspects of diabetes
  • Applied research studies on diabetes management
  • Critical reviews of major issues in diabetes management
  • Government policies influencing all facets of managing diabetes





JoSH-Diabetes also aims to create a great platform to make SSD as a multidisciplinary research area to bring desired results in the health sector in particular and overall society in general. Original research articles, review articles, methodological issues on psycho-social research on diabetes, brief communications/ short reports are considered for publication in the Journal. JOSH-Diabetes requires that authors follow the ICMJE (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors) recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals. More information can be found here:

This Open Access journal is available to read for FREE on Thieme E-Journals.

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Journal of Social Health and Diabetes (JoSH-Diabetes)
Novo Nordisk Education Foundation Plot No.32, 47 - 50 ǀ EPIP Area, Whitefield ǀ Bangalore - 560 066

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1. Estimated from IDF 7th Atlas 2015
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