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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 63-69

A proposed evaluation plan for the diabetes prevention and control program: A concept paper

Preventive Oncology Unit, Healthcare Global Enterprise, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Vinod K Ramani
Preventive Oncology Unit, Healthcare Global Enterprise, KR Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. This work was implemented when the author was an NCD Consultant (2013-2014), KHSDRP, Bengaluru 560027, Karnataka.
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jod.jod_23_20

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Introduction: India is projected to be the diabetes capital by the next decade, and Asians are predisposed to central obesity and visceral adiposity which puts them at additional risk for diabetes. Materials and Methods: The proposed evaluation plan draws reference from the non-communicable disease prevention and control program, implemented by the Karnataka Health Systems Development & Reforms Project (KHSDRP), Directorate of Health Services, Government of Karnataka (GoK) in collaboration with the World Bank, New Delhi, during the period 2012 to 2016. This evaluation will be conducted by an external agency in consultation with the Medical Officer/Investigator. Results: The relevant reports will officially benefit the District Program Officer and District Health Officer of Davangere and Dakshina kannda districts, Karnataka, India, where the program is being implemented. Conclusion: The results of this plan will benefit health promotion planning by the Health Department including building of community advocacy for the promotional initiatives.

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