The Global Campaign


World Diabetes Day 2014 – healthy eating and diabetes

The latest estimates from the IDF Diabetes Atlas indicate that there are 382 million people living with diabetes worldwide. By 2035 592 million people or one person in ten will have the disease. A further 316 million people are currently at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, with the number expected to increase to almost 500 million within a generation. What makes the pandemic particularly menacing is that throughout much of the world, it remains hidden.

Prioritising diabetes care and awareness in Uzbekistan

The Tashkent Charity Public Association of the Disabled and People with Diabetes Mellitus (UMID) was founded in 2002 to protect, inform and advocate the interests of people with diabetes in Uzbekistan. UMID promotes awareness related to early diagnosis, primary and secondary prevention of diabetes and complications of diabetes in order to improve the quality of life for people living with diabetes in Uzbekistan.

Youth Diabetes Action

Le diabète est en hausse chez les enfants de Hong-Kong. En moyenne, sept enfants sont diagnostiqués chaque mois avec un diabète de type 1 ou de type 2, de sorte que des efforts particuliers sont désormais faits pour s'attaquer à ce problème croissant.

Youth Diabetes Action

Diabetes in Hong Kong children is on the increase. With an average of seven children per month now being diagnosed with both type 1 or type 2 diabetes, particular efforts are being made to address this increasingly significant problem.

Los miembros de la ONU confirman la necesidad de dar prioridad a las ENT

La mortalidad mundial por enfermedad no transmisible (ENT) continúa siendo inaceptablemente alta y sigue creciendo a pesar de la presión de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) y de Naciones Unidas (ONU).

UN members reaffirm need to prioritise NCDs

Global mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) remains unacceptably high and continues to rise despite pressure from World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations (UN). As a result, three significant meetings have taken place in May, June and July, with the objective of evaluating the progress made since the UN adopted the Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of NCDs in 2011, and discussing the inclusion of NCDs in the post-2015 development agenda that is currently being shaped.

Lifestyle intervention eases battle with diabetes

Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in Southeast Asia with a population exceeding 180 million. Today, diabetes prevalence in Pakistan is estimated to be 6.8%.1 In 2010, a World Bank report warned that Pakistan is facing a health crisis, with rising rates of diabetes, obesity, heart disease obesity and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Taking big steps - a look back at World Diabetes Day 2013

Diabetes care in Rwanda - against all odds


Report on the World Diabetes Congress 2013 Melbourne