The elected IDF representatives for the North America and Caribbean Region are:
Chair 2013-2015: Serge Langlois, Canada
Chair Elect: Sharon Fraser, Belize
Project Manager: Shelly McFarlane
The IDF North America and Caribbean Region currently represents 27 diabetes organisations in 24 countries. It provides essential expertise in diabetes, up-to-date evidence, supports awareness campaigns through a network of stakeholders, and advocates regional and international organisations for proper public policies.
IDF North American and Caribbean Action Plan
The regional action plan developed at the North American and Caribbean regional meeting on March 30 and 31 2009, recognises disparities in the region and that the growing diabetes epidemic threatens to overwhelm healthcare systems unless urgent action is taken.