Advocacy

IDF produces advocacy tools and resources to empower diabetes advocates. Use our resources to put the compelling diabetes case to policy-makers and convince them to take action.

  • Advocacy Guide to the IDF Atlas 2019

    The advocacy guide is intended as a practical tool for all diabetes advocates. The information contained will help to navigate the new edition of the IDF Diabetes Atlas, and make convincing arguments for improving prevention and care for people living with diabetes and those at risk.

    Available to download in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Korean, Russian and Spanish here

  • Prevention of obesity and type 2 diabetes in the school environment

    Type 2 diabetes accounts for around 90% of all diabetes and is increasingly prevalent in children and adolescents. This IDF position statement focuses primarily on the role that education systems and school environments should play in the prevention of childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes.

  • IDF call to action on occasion of the UN High Level Meeting on UHC (2019)

    On occasion of the UN HLM on Universal Health Coverage IDF launched a call to global leaders urging them to leave no one behind and ensure all people with diabetes have access to essential care and medicines at an affordable price.

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  • IDF Annual Report 2018

    Throughout 2018, IDF projects and programmes focused on driving critical action in diabetes care and prevention, as well as strengthening awareness to inform policy agendas at the local, national and regional levels.

  • IDF's Response to the 3rd UN HLM on NCDs Political Declaration

    The Third UN High Level Meeting (HLM) on NCDs took place on September 27, 2018, in New York. Although IDF welcomed several aspects of the Political Declaration, it also regretted some notable omissions. This report, developed in the last quarter of 2018, provides an in-depth response to the Political Declration.

  • Global Presence Annual Report 2018

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the global advocacy activities undertaken in 2018 by IDF.

  • BCV Annual Report 2018

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the activities undertaken by the Blue Circle Voices in 2018, from global advocacy activities to consultations and newsletters.

  • YLD Annual Report 2018

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the activities undertaken by the YLD members throughout 2018, from their Individual Projects to their Regional Action Plans.

  • IDF Annual Report 2017

    In 2017, The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and its partners spoke with authority and delivered action across a wide range of initiatives covering diabetes care and prevention, epidemiology, statistics, health economics, health education and health system reform.

  • IDF Policy Recommendations to Improve Diabetes Care

    On the occasion of the BRICS Leaders’ Summit, which took place between 3-5 September 2017 in China, IDF worked with its Members and BCV members in Brazil, South Africa and Russia to develop policy recommendations to improve access to diabetes care in their countries. The recommendations can be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

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