Global advocacy

BCV members are instrumental in the development of the following IDF global advocacy activities:

PERSPECTIVES OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH DIABETES
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WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY SIDE EVENT
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POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE DIABETES CARE
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The first BCV consultation informed the development of this key document. It features the four main priorities of people with diabetes around the world: access and affordability of medicines and care, diabetes education, prevention of type 2 diabetes and diabetes complications, and discrimination.

Read more in EN, FR and ES.

                   

In May 2017, on the occasion of the World Health Assembly, IDF organised a side event focused on access to diabetes medicines and care in underserved populations. Three BCVs participated as panellists: Riva Greenberg (USA), Vanessa Pirolo Vivancos (Brazil) and Stela Prgomelja (Serbia).

Read more here.

                   

In 2017, the International Diabetes Federation developed key policy recommendations to improve diabetes care in three specific countries: Brazil, Russia and South Africa. The documents were developed with the support of the IDF Members and the BCV members from those target countries.

Read more here.

                                             

                   

                     
                   

                     
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