PANAJI: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that 65% of Goa’s population above the age of 40 are diabetic.
According to Sawant, nearly 65% of Goa’s population over 40 has diabetes. “In every diabetic camp held in Goa in recent times, at least 15 to 16 new diabetic cases are found per 100 persons tested,” Sawant stated.
He stated that every family has at least one diabetic member and that Goa, already known as the nation’s center for tourism, is quickly on its way to becoming the nation’s center for diabetes.
In order to combat the illness, Sawant referred to it as a “dangerous trend” and urged lifestyle modifications.
“Almost 65% of Goa’s population over 40 is diabetic,” Sawant stated, adding that “in every diabetic camp held in Goa in recent times, at least 15 to 16 new diabetic cases are found per 100 persons tested.
Sawant said that Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY) scheme is set to undergo a transformation into a hybrid mode.
“The Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY) program will soon transition into a hybrid form. The goal of this transition is to provide Goans with access to cutting-edge and super specialty care across the nation.
“The under secretary for health has taken up the task of reviewing the DDSSY scheme, which allows for advanced treatment and super specialty treatment anywhere in the nation,” he stated. We intend to convert it to a hybrid mode. It will occur as soon as possible.