Tongan youth have chance to escape diabetes, NCDs | Matangi Tonga


Nuku’alofa, Tonga: Unhealthy people who become sick from eating the wrong foods are placing a huge economic burden on the government’s health systems, while 99% of adult Tongans currently remain at risk from so-called “lifestyle diseases”. Now a new government strategy will place the emphasis on young people, to give them a healthy start to life – but starting with the young means starting before babies are born.

Source: Tongan youth have chance to escape diabetes, NCDs | Matangi Tonga