Webinar series on global non-communicable diseases: Diabetes – world-wide and in Norway
The Global Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) team at NIPH is organizing a digital webinar series on Global NCDs. There will be a hybride version on the 13th of May, in collaboration with the Division of Mental and Physical Health. Professor David H McIntyre will give a talk on Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy and Women's Health in the 21st Century. The webinar and seminar is open for all.
Guest lecturer Professor David H McIntyre has made a significant contributions to the understanding of the importance of diabetes, hypertension and obesity in pregnancy, for both mothers' and children's health, in the short and long term.
Professor David McIntyre is the Head of Mater Clinical Unit, University of Queensland, and a pre eminent Endocrinologist, Director of Obstetric Medicine, Mater Health Services. He has received several research awards and published over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles. McIntyre is a member of the FIGO Committee on Pregnancy and Non-Communicable Diseases, and Immediate Past Chair of the International Association of Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG).
Spring webinar series
This webinar is part of the spring webinar series on global non-communicable diseases, organized by The Global Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) team at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. The seminar series will take place on a monthly basis from February until June in the form of one-hour events with a guest lecturer.
Norway was the first country to launch an international development strategy on NCDs -Better health, better lives (pdf) - which positions Norway at the forefront in expanding work on NCDs in low-income countries. In line with the strategy, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health aims to cooperate with relevant actors and institutions with public health functions, to combat NCDs.
Friday 13th May: Global diabetes (in English)
Wednesday 1st June: Human rights (in Norwegian)
13th June: The organisation of health care delivery (in English)