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Description/achievement of initiative

2010: Novo Nordisk commits to continue to work towards improving the health of women and children with a specific focus on screening, treatment and care for gestational diabetes and will develop a partnership-based programme, as part of a long-term commitment to sustainable improvement in health, through which the company will campaign for universal screening for gestational diabetes; support the development of new evidence and platforms for action by addressing critical research gaps; mobilise key stakeholders at national and global levels to promote change with a positive health impact for women and the next generation; engage key partners in exploring and co-creating innovative solutions targeting women, diabetes and pregnancy.

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Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 5
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This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
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Location: Worldwide
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