With 387 million people living with diabetes today and 592 million expected to have diabetes by 2030, the global diabetes epidemic represents one of the major health and development challenges of the 21st century. Four out of five people with diabetes live in developing countries. Be part of the solution and join the fight against diabetes!
Since 1950, IDF has been the global advocate for people with diabetes. With more than 230 member associations in 170 countries and territories, the Federation is representing the growing number of people with diabetes and those at risk. It has an established track record in global advocacy and programmatic support. Its unique global reach and extensive network enable IDF to coordinate and link diabetes initiatives at international, national and community levels.
Through the World Diabetes Day campaign and the World Diabetes Congress, IDF has the power to convene and mobilize the entire diabetes community and the general public. The IDF Diabetes Atlas is widely recognized as the best source of information on the global burden of diabetes. Finally, IDF is an established and respected organization, which has built strong partnerships and strategic alliances (WHO and other UN agencies, the Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance, corporate partnerships, civil society, media, industry).
- What is unique about IDF  (pdf)
By supporting IDF, you will get:
|Unique networking and meeting opportunities within the diabetes community and, more broadly, the field of non-communicable diseases.|
|Visibility as a global leader tackling one of today’s largest threats to human health and development.|
|Recognition as an ‘Official Partner of World Diabetes Day ', the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign reaching a global audience of over one billion people in more than 160 countries on 14 November every year. As a partner of choice of the World Diabetes Day campaign, you participate in stakeholder meetings throughout the year and receive exclusive communication and merchandising support. You are part of the solution and make a meaningful contribution towards the fight against a key societal health issue.|
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