Upper Egypt Diabetes Association

Organizational Information

Membership Information

Founded in 2006

 750 Members in 2016


1 employee and volunteers

Member of IDF since 2013




Upper Egypt Diabetes Association (UEDA) was created in 2006 to improve diabetes care and advocacy initially in Upper Egypt and remotely in the whole Egyptian nation.

Main Focus

  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Children with diabetes


Diabetes education :  UEDA professional board organized 10 educational sessions  for patients  all over the Upper Egypt governorates:Fayoum, Bani Swif, Minia, Assuit, Sohag, Luxor and Aswan.
World Diabetes Day: UEDA organizes
  • Awareness Campaigns and Educational sessions for patients and blood sugar measurement
  • Workshop for Training members on Diabetes awareness
  • Local Campaign on the streets, in schools, universities, clubs
Scientific research:
  • Clinical Trial to evaluate prevention program : This is a collaborative program with the German side (Dresden university) using the Image Module. It started in Minia & Sohag governorates, but now is to be implemented in other Egypt governorates under the auspices of UEDA.
  • Diabetes Dyslipedemia screening project.
  • National Diabetes registry.


Publications & Newsletters

Read their latest annual report (2013)


Message from the President

Professor Adel Abdel-Aziz El-Sayed "Our mission is to promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure in our country. Joining the  IDF will help us not only to reach our local goals ,but also to participate globally to achieve this mission."



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