Sri Lanka steps up efforts to beat diabetes

Sri Lanka is trying to beat diabetes as the number of people diagnosed with the disease is predicted to rise globally.

    The International Diabetes Federation is predicting a sharp rise in the number of people with the disease.

    One place where the the government is trying to do more to beat diabetes is Sri Lanka.

    Al Jazeera's Minelle Fernandez reports from Colombo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.