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OBJECTIVES Several cross-sectional studies have reported on the prevalence of diabetes in India. However, there are virtually no longitudinal population-based studies on the incidence of diabetes from India. The aim of the study was to determine the incidence of diabetes and prediabetes in an urban south Indian population. METHODS The Chennai Urban(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To determine the effectiveness of a large scale multipronged diabetes awareness program provided through community involvement in Chennai. MATERIAL AND METHODS Mass awareness and free screening camps were conducted between 2004-2007 at various locations of Chennai as part of the Prevention, Awareness, Counselling and Evaluation [PACE](More)
BACKGROUND Low rates of adherence to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) regimens increase the risk of treatment failure and may lead to drug resistance, threatening the sustainability of current anti-malarial efforts. We assessed the impact of text message reminders on adherence to ACT regimens. METHODS Health workers at hospitals, clinics,(More)
Harvard University and is a fully qualified actuary (i.e. Fellow, Society of Actuaries) with experience in private and social insurance. Dr. Hsiao has been a leading authority in health care financing for more than three decades and the World Bank regards him as the world's premier authority on national health insurance programs. Dr. Hsiao played a leading(More)
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