Silver Bahendeka

Dr. Silver Bahendeka from Uganda is currently Chair of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Africa Region for the 2009-2012 triennium.

Dr. Bahendeka is Honorary Senior Consultant of Diabetes and Endocrinology at San Raphael of St. Francis Nsambya Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. In 1988, he started the second diabetes clinic in the country, which currently provides care for over 1500 people with diabetes. He has also been actively involved in the activities of the Uganda Diabetes Association (UDA) and, since 2006, has been engaged in programmes aimed at improving diabetes care in the country.

Dr Bahendeka has been a member of the IDF Africa Regional Board since 2006.