The IDF Africa Region (AFR) includes 48 diverse sub-Saharan countries and territories and currently represents 32 diabetes organisations in 27 countries.

According to the IDF Diabetes Atlas 10th Edition, an estimated 24 million adults aged 20-79 years were living with diabetes in the IDF Africa Region in 2021, representing a regional prevalence of 4.5%. 54% of people living with diabetes in the Region are undiagnosed, the highest proportion of all IDF Regions. 

The elected IDF Representatives for the Africa Region for 2020-22 are:

Chair: Dr. John Mangwiro, Zimbabwe
Chair-Elect: Prof. Jacko Abodo, Ivory Coast

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