Past programme

14 November 2017 marks World Diabetes Past programme 2017. WHO joins partners around the world to highlight women’s right to a healthy future.

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South-East Asia and the Western Pacific. During pregnancy high blood glucose substantially increases the risk to health for both mother and child as well as the risk of diabetes for the child in the future. The first WHO Global report on diabetes demonstrates that the number of adults living with diabetes has almost quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million adults. Factors driving this dramatic rise, which is largely on account of type 2 diabetes, include overweight and obesity. The new report calls upon governments to ensure that people are able to make healthy choices and that health systems are able to diagnose, treat and care for people with diabetes. 18 years is overweight and 1 in 10 is obese. The most common is type 2 diabetes, usually in adults, which occurs when the body becomes resistant to insulin or doesn’t make enough insulin.

Our core functions are to set norms and standards, promote surveillance, encourage prevention, raise awareness and strengthen prevention and control. Please forward this error screen to cpanel27. Text and images produced by IGBP in house are free to use with appropriate credits. A musical performance by Bella Gaia will celebrate the achievements and legacy of IGBP.

The performance will be held in San Francisco on 17 December 2015. Fall Meeting in December this year. Preparations for the event are in full swing. Please submit by October 15 . This free workshop will assess the Swedish research capacity and prospects for national and international collaboration. It will be held from 24-25 November 2015.

Apply by 17 October 2015 . Future Earth and IGBP invite applications from early-career scientists from around the world. IGBP is co-sponsoring over 60 scientific sessions as part of its package of activities at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. We strongly encourage global-change researchers and practitioners to submit abstracts to these sessions by the 5 August deadline. Humans are an integral component of the Earth system as conceptualised by IGBP.