Mission & strategy

Last update: 10/01/2023

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) was incorporated in 1950 under the Belgian law for international not for profit organisations of 27th June 1921 (AISBL). Its Articles of Association, last amended on 10th March 2015, provide the legally binding purpose of IDF, which is encapsulated in our Vision and developed in our Mission and Strategy.


Access to affordable, quality diabetes care and education worldwide.


Improve the lives of people living with diabetes and prevent diabetes in those at risk.

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