ExPAND: The European Policy Action Network on Diabetes

The European Policy Action Network on Diabetes - ExPAND - is a policy and advocacy programme led by IDF Europe.

Established in 2012, ExPAND gathers together a group of National Parliamentarians from across Europe. Their aim is to act as a strong pan-European forum to drive a new generation of national policies to address the diabetes epidemic.

While there are many partnerships between associations of people with diabetes, healthcare professionals, health ministers and other key stakeholders, the Policy Action Network on Diabetes is the first initiative of its kind in Europe. Its goal is to build a strong network of parliamentarians to act on diabetes at local, national and European levels.

IDF Europe would like to thank Janssen Pharmaceutica, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Sanofi and particularly AstraZeneca for their support for the ExPAND network.