About Global Disha

Global Diabetes Research Network for South Asians

Introduction To Global DISHA

Our Goal

To build a platform for exchange of ideas, information, research, publication and plan collaborative research for prevention and management of Diabetes and Allied Diseases in South Asian population globally.

Our Mission

To foster a stronge-network of professionals for achieving the goalsstated as above in an integrated manner.

Our Vision

To stem the rising ‘epidemic’ of diabetes and allied disorders in South Asians through innovative basic and clinical research through collaboration and coordinated efforts.

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We Facilitate Safe Learning Spaces

Global-DISHA is a non-profit network of professionals engaged in research/activities in area of Diabetes and Allied Diseases in South Asians.

Proposed Activities:

  1. Exchange of ideas, information, and published papers
  2. Collaborative research
  3. Discussion on innovative public health intervention approaches
  4. Providing inputs to policy makers based on evidence based research
  5. Collaborative review/research papers
  6. Fundraising for research

Phase 1:

  1. Regular e-exchanges
  2. Creation of data bank of available research
  3. Discuss recent research, evolve new research ideas
  4. Plan research meetings
  5. Seek coordination/support with other organizations engaged in activities/research on South Asians (Website could be supported by several like-minded organisations).
  6. Website creation

Phase II:

  1. Conduct collaborative research
  2. Encourage and support young researchers

Convener: Prof Anoop Misra