The IDF Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region currently represents 24 diabetes organisations in 19 countries and territories. It covers a wide area in North Africa and West-Asia, extending from Pakistan in the east to Morocco in the west. Information about IDF MENA members can be viewed by clicking on the country links below.
IDF Centres of Education
An IDF Centre of Education is a diabetes institution/member organization designated by IDF to form part of an international collaborative voluntary network to initiate, coordinate, facilitate and conduct high quality education for multidisciplinary healthcare professionals in diabetes and other related chronic diseases.
Kuwait is one of the 19 countries and territories of the IDF MENA region. 425 million people have diabetes in the world and more than 39 million people in the MENA Region; by 2045 this will rise to 67 million. There were 441.000 cases of diabetes in Kuwait in 2017.