Joined the programme in 2018
Overcrowding, inadequate city planning and an economic crisis put the residents of Beirut at higher risk of developing lifestyle diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes. Cities Changing Diabetes in Beirut is determined to bend the curve on diabetes by working with the local government, creating public awareness, and initiating projects to improve public spaces.
adults in Beirut are at high risk of developing diabetes2
of adults in Beirut are living with overweight and obesity2
of adults in Beirut are physically inactive2