Zimbabwe Diabetic Association


Organizational Information


Membership Information

Founded in 1989

2400 Members in 2015



Member of IDF since 1991




The Zimbabwe Diabetic Association is a Non Profit Humanitarian Organization representing the interest of the growing number of people with diabetes and those at risk and their health care givers.

Zimbabwe Diabetic Association is a growing network of over seven Provincial  Branches in Zimbabwe  comprising  people with diabetes. 

Mission: To improve the spiritual / physical and socio-economic welfare of people with diabetes in Zimbabwe and sub-Saharan Africa.


Main Focus

  • To reinforce the case for action on diabetes.
  • To support and strengthen Zimbabwe Diabetic Association (ZBA) provincial, district and rural diabetes healthcare education centres.
  • To improve the health outcomes of people with diabetes and prevent people with diabetes from developing complications.
  • To prevent country escalation of type-2 diabetes.
  • To champion a country free from discrimination and stigma to people with diabetes.
  • To build effective partnerships to maximise the outcomes of the UN Political Declaration on NCDs including diabetes.
  • To ensure the effectiveness of ZDA country organisation on the implementation of the Life for a Child program.

Young Leaders in Diabetes

Nyasha, Stwart and Yemurai Sammantha represent the Zimbabwe Diabetic Association in the Young Leaders in Diabetes Programme (YLD).

Read more about them and about the YLD programme here


Message from the President




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