(3BL Media/Justmeans) â Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil on the planet. Itâs estimated that it is used in about half of all packaged products sold in the supermarket from shampoo to ice cream and detergents. It is the most widely consumed vegetable oil because itâs extremely versatile and cheap to grow! However, it also comes at a cost.
Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has released a new case study that examines the challenges for diabetes care in Indonesia. The study reflects the company's work to provide diabetes care across Indonesia, a country where millions of people have diabetes but less than one per cent receives proper treatment.
"A country that has the unique reputation of Indonesia, when it stands up and takes a leadership role for what is right and moral in the world, it elevates itself and distinguishes itself." -- Al Gore, January 9, 2011(1)Â