A policy brief by IDF and World Obesity Federation that provides diabetes and obesity advocates, healthcare professionals and policymakers with recommendations on the actions required to prevent, manage and treat both conditions effectively.
The IDF Guide to Data-Driven Advocacy compiles information and advice that will help people interested in diabetes and health-related advocacy to find, interpret and use data for effective diabetes advocacy. It can also be a useful resource for researchers, providing insight on how they can support diabetes advocates to drive change.
A position paper by the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health that calls for increased investment in circulatory health to prepare for, or even prevent, the next pandemic. It includes a set of recommendations to support governments in their efforts to prepare for future pandemics during this critical time.
The IDF Annual Report 2020 provides an overview of the main activities and projects of the Federation in 2020. The Federation’s activities aim to influence policy, increase public awareness and encourage health improvement, promote the exchange of high-quality information about diabetes, and provide education for people with diabetes and their healthcare providers.
Diabetes and hypertension are two conditions commonly diagnosed together and linked to a wide range of other NCDs, due to complications or as a result of being triggered by the same risk factors. This policy brief, developed by IDF, the NCD Alliance and the World Heart Federation, makes the case for simultaneous action on diabetes and hypertension that is an opportunity for decision-makers to strengthen health systems and achieve a positive impact on individual well-being and sustainable development.
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.
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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.
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.
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.