IDF Europe is an inclusive and multicultural umbrella organization of 70 national diabetes associations in 47 countries across the European region, representing people living with diabetes and healthcare professionals. Through our activities we aim to influence policy, increase public awareness and encourage health improvement, as well as promote the exchange of best practice and high-quality information about diabetes throughout the European region. We provide essential expertise and up-to-date evidence on diabetes, support awareness campaigns through a wide network of partners and stakeholders, and work with European and international organizations towards the development, implementation and monitoring of effective public policies for diabetes.
IDF Europe receives funding from a number of different sources and projects as outlined here.
DR NITI PALL, IDF EUROPE REGIONAL CHAIR-ELECT
Dr Niti Pall is a visionary senior clinician who combines clinical practice with an entrepreneurial edge to design and deliver new models of health care in the UK and India using an open, inclusive and creative style to raise investment and ensure buy in from teams. Highly skilled at building sustainable networks for improving patient care across traditional boundaries, particularly with secondary care and the voluntary sector and businesses.
She has a strong drive for responsive patient care which underpins a successful track record of innovation, delivered within general practice and at a strategic level both locally and nationally in the UK and India.
Dr Niti Pall works as a doctor in a thriving inner-city practice and was a board member of Diabetes UK. She was an advisor to the Strategic Health Authority (West Midlands, UK) leading on all the planned care patient pathways. She was also an Associate Director at the Department of Health and advisor to NHS Global, UK. She sat on the Futures Forum at the start of the current NHS reform. She has recently been recognised by the Royal college of GPs by a special commendation for outstanding contributions to the discipline of primary care, the first such award by the college and named by the HSJ as in the top 100 health service leaders in 2013.She was headhunted for her current position in India heading up the healthcare side of HCL healthcare as its Chief Medical Officer .