Aims & objectives

The IDF Young Leaders in Diabetes Programme aims to:

  • Be a voice for young people affected by diabetes worldwide
  • Identify and support the development of YLD Candidates within the international diabetes community
  • Empower and educate YLD Candidates to better support IDF and the IDF Members they collaborate with

The strategic objectives of the Programme are to:

  • Become a key driver in enhancing the lives of young people living with diabetes
  • Raise awareness of diabetes by being a powerful voice to improve education, access to quality care, quality of life, prevention of complications and type 2 diabetes, and to help end discrimination and stigma related to diabetes
  • Support and strengthen IDF’s Regions and Members, by building a global people’s movement for diabetes and developing a project to address the needs of the people with diabetes in the country/region
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