Mobilising for diabetes
At European level, the main advocacy targets of IDF Europe are the EU Institutions (European Parliament and European Commission), the Council of Europe and the World Health Organization European Region. At national level, the Federation acts as a bridge for its Members by informing them on the latest policy developments Europe-wide.
14 November, European Parliament, Strasbourg
To mark the World Diabetes Day 2017, IDF Europe is organising a high-level afternoon debate from14.00 to 16.00 on 14th November,at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The event is hosted by Roberta Metsola MEP (Malta) on “Women and Diabetes”. This will be complemented by an exhibition on diabetes to raise awareness about living with diabetes, when to test, treatment and the effects of the condition on daily life. Blood glucose testing will also be provided for MEPs and staff.