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Manuel Vera

Dr. Manuel Vera from Cuba is currently Chair of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) South and Central America and Hispanic Caribbean (SACA) Region. . He is also Head of the INEN Diabetes Care Centre in Cuba, and an Assistant Professor in the University of Medicine Comandante Manuel Fajardo in Havana. In the past, he has served as a delegate country representative in the IDF Board of Management (2003-2006)

Silver Bahendeka

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

Chris Delicata

Chris J. Delicata from Malta is Vice President and a former Chair of the International Diabetes Federation Europe Region (IDF Europe) for the triennium 2009-2012. He has been actively involved as a member of the IDF Europe Board since 2003, serving as Vice-President, Treasurer, and spokersperson on discrimination issues. Mr.

Ruth Colagiuri

Ruth Colagiuri from Australia is currently a Vice-President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) for the 2009-2012 triennium, and Chair of the IDF Task Force on National Diabetes Policy and Action.

Gordon Bunyan

Gordon Bunyan from Australia is currently a Vice-President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) for the 2009-2012 triennium. In the past, he has been Chair of the IDF Western Pacific Region (2006-2009).

Susana Feria Etcheverry de Campanella

Susana Feria from Uruguay is a Vice-President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), and a past Chair of the IDF South and Central American Region (SACA).

She was elected as Chairperson of SACA Region in 2003 and reelected in 2006. Previously in 2000 she was elected delegate of Uruguay as IDF Country Representative. She was also on the IDF Board of Management for the period 2000-2009.

Kaushik Ramaiya

Dr Kaushik Ramaiya from Tanzania is currently a Vice-President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). He is a Consultant Physician and Assistant Medical Administrator at Shree Hindu Mandal Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Honorary Lecturer at the Department of Medicine of Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences (MUHAS), Dar es Salaam.

Jonathan Brown

Dr Jonathan Betz Brown from the USA is currently a Vice-President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) for the 2009-2012 triennium, and Chair of the IDF Task Force on Diabetes Health Economics, which is conducting studies of the economic impact of diabetes in low and middle-income countries around the world.
 

Anne Belton

Ms Anne Belton from Canada is a diabetes nurse educator and education consultant. She is a Vice-President of the International Diabetes Federation for 2013-15. She was an IDF Vice-President for 2009-12 and has been a member of the Federation's Consultative Section on Education since 2000.

International Standards for Diabetes Education

"Every person with diabetes, no matter where they live in the world, deserves access to high quality education delivered by skilled clinicians" 

Marg McGill (former Chair IDF DECS, 2000-2009)

The International Standards for Diabetes Education are intended to be used by health professionals, as a basis to provide diabetes self-management education (DSME) and diabetes self-management support(DSMS) for people with diabetes. 

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