Consortium for International Management, Policy & Development

CIMPAD Conference 2018 Abstracts

GLOBALIZATION AND NUTRITION IN BOTSWANA TO COMBAT TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS

Karyn N. Onyeneho, MS
Howard University, Washington, DC, United States

The goal of this paper is to discuss nutrition and globalization efforts to combat Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) in Botswana and globally.  The specific focus of my paper is to describe the global perspective of T2DM and overnutrition leading to obesity; provide evidence of diabetes prevalence and how the disease interplays with global nutrition interventions; discuss globalization and nutrition in Botswana aimed at combatting T2DM; provide an overview of diabetes in Botswana; discuss partnerships for globalization of resource integration and food supply chain management; and describe recommendations to combat the prevalence of diabetes from a global perspective.

 

Keywords: Nutrition, Diabetes, Nutrition intervention, Global health, Botswana

Conference Postponed

Indefinite postponement of Ethiopia 2020 International Conference

The Board of Directors of the Consortium for International Management Policy and Development (CIMPAD) regrets to inform you that the 12th International Conference and Pre-Conference, which were scheduled for Addis Ababa and Bahir Dar, Ethiopia June 7-12 has been indefinitely postponed.
The postponement is because of concern about containment of the coronavirus.
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