Kolkata: Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will give training to the physicians working for better treat and manage diabetes patients.
There are 144 health units across the city run by KMC. Apart from communicable diseases, these clinics have been upgraded to detect and treat non-communicable diseases.
Concerned authority from Kolkata Diabetes and Endocrinology Forum (KDEF) and Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) are helping the civic body’s doctors with cardio-diabetes courses.
“The training will be in phases. Thirty-two doctors have been trained in diabetes treatment and management in the first phase. The next phase will have 24 doctors attending,” said Atin Ghosh, MMiC (health), KMC.