IDF general


IDF Online Coordinator

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an alliance of over 230 national diabetes associations with two million members in more than 170 countries and territories. For over 60 years, IDF has been at the vanguard of global diabetes advocacy. IDF has a multinational staff of around 40 people at its Brussels Executive Office and has 7 regional offices. IDF’s work relies on the contribution of a large number of expert volunteers and upon the commitment and expertise of our member associations.

2nd Diabetes Update (DU+) conference

Wed, 03/18/2015 to Sat, 03/21/2015


The World Congress (WCITT2D 2015) is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary forum taking place on 28th – 30th September 2015 in London at the Westminster Park Plaza Hotel. Leading international experts will conduct a critical review and discussion of the latest research findings on metabolic/bariatric surgery and novel interventional therapies for type 2 diabetes

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Mon, 09/28/2015 to Wed, 09/30/2015

4th Annual Middle East Congress on Clinical Nutrition

Our mission is to develop and extend knowledge of nutrition  related matters, through fundamental, multidisciplinary, and clinical research; to facilitate contact among nutrition and medical specialists; to support the dissemination and application of nutrition science to improve public health and clinical practice worldwide; to promote graduate education and training of physicians in nutrition;  and, to provide reliable nutrition information to those who need it. We also aim to advocate for nutrition research and its application in the development of health policies and practice.

Thu, 03/05/2015 to Sat, 03/07/2015

2nd International Congress on Medical Writing

On behalf of the EDC, Center for Diabetes Education and World Association for Medical Editors WAME, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the 2nd International Congress for Medical Writing, 5 - 7 March 2015, in Ajman, UAE. You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to join your colleagues and world-renowned experts for the latest medical and technical information on Medical Writing. The program will focus on cutting-edge research and evidence-based strategies to optimize medical writing.

Thu, 03/05/2015 to Sat, 03/07/2015

Arab Diabetes Medical Congress

The Middle East's premier event connecting policy makers, diabetes experts and researchers; allowing them to exchange knowledge and generate new ideas to foster the advancement of  diabetes prevention and control.



Thu, 04/23/2015 to Sat, 04/25/2015

Retinopathy survey now open

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the International Federation on Ageing (IFA), and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), working in collaboration with The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), have launched a new project, the first kind in the world, to gather information on diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema across 42 countries.

Susana Feria Etcheverry De Campanella (1940-2014)

It is with deep sadness and regret that the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) recently learnt of the passing of Susana Feria Etcheverry De Campanella, a former Vice-President of IDF and a past Chair of the IDF South and Central American Region (SACA).

12th WHO/IDF/EASD Cambridge Diabetes Seminar

The Cambridge Diabetes Seminar provides a unique opportunity for participants from a range of backgrounds including clinical, research and public health, to engage in discussion, debate and collaboration on prominent issues in diabetes epidemiology. It aims to provide all those attending with a common goal to become better equipped in the epidemiological and public health aspects of diabetes and helps to foster international networks.

Event website

Sun, 08/23/2015 to Sat, 08/29/2015

Brazilian Diabetes Society XX Congress 2015

The National Congress of the Brazilian Diabetes Society which is organised every 2 years and attended by approximately 4000 participants.

For more information please refer to the website.



Wed, 11/11/2015 to Fri, 11/13/2015