Azerbaijan Diabetes Society

 

Organizational Information

22 Karabag Str. Business Center, Fl.3
1008 Baku
Azerbaijan
e-mail adc@adc.az
Website: www.adc.az

Membership Information

Founded in 1995

2500 Members in 2014

 

3 employees and 50 volunteers

Member of IDF since 2000

 

 

About

Azerbaijan Diabetes Society was established in 1995 during the hard transitional period when the situation with diabetes in the country was critical. 
 
Main Goals and objectives
  • Protection of  rights of people with diabetes;
  • Improvement of quality of life of pwd;
  • Harmonization of state diabetes care with international standards
  • Public awareness around diabetes issues;
 

Main Focus

  • To generate initiatives on  public monitoring of the implementation of national diabetes plans, international commitments;
  • To provide social protection, medical, legal, psychological assistance
  • To improve diabetes management and prevention through diabetes education
  • To act as advocates of human  rights of people with diabetes

Activities

Diabetes Education

ADS in cooperation with the Public Health and Reforms Centre of the MoH has implemented the WDF project “Establishment of Diabetes Schools in Azerbaijan” Seven schools have been created which are well equipped . In the project frame medical doctors and nurses have been trained, training materials worked out and published . 
 
For World Diabetes Day, the association will organize the lighting of iconic buildings, conferences with the UN agencies and press conferences.

 

Young Leaders in Diabetes

JavidFrederick represents the Azerbaijan Diabetes Society in the Young Leaders in Diabetes Programme (YLD).

Read more about him and about the YLD programme here

Publications & Newsletters

Download their latest annual report (2012)

 

Message from the President

Dr Mominat Omarova "As a member of IDF ADS has pursued the policy of improving the quality of lives of people with diabetes, diabetes care, treatment and management through compliance with the vision and strategy of IDF. Having Initiated  the adoption of Law on Diabetes followed by the NDP, ADS went on with its activities and  managed to achieve the increase of health expenditure on diabetes, accepting diabetes as a priority by the MoH. 

IDF is a big family of member associations. Only combining our efforts we can achieve success and manage to change the situation. People with diabetes must be seen as full members of society. "   

 

Azerbaijan country information

 

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