One of IDF Europe's main activities is policy and advocacy at the regional and national level.
At regional level, the main 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. This way, national members can perfom their policy and advocay activities at national level, using regional activities as a reference.
A lunch presentation at the European Commission in Brussels with 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 be offered to European Commission staff in three different buildings .
On 15 November, a lunch presentation on prevention was provided by Professor Konstantinos Makrilakis, Board Member from Greece. The presentation can be downloaded HERE.