Health Minster Dr. Faud Khan said there is an increase of Type 2 Diabetes and high Cholesterol among school aged children.
The Ministries of Health and Education have joined forces to fight non-communicable diseases.
Dr. Khan said preventative measures should be taken a pre-school.
He stated that these diseases are putting a strain on the country’s health system.
Dr. Khan maintained that the solution to the epidemic is increasing their activity levels.
He added if children’s eating habits are not monitored the we will be doing them a disservice.