IDF welcomes Viatris as new partner

06 April 2022

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is delighted to welcome Viatris as a partner to support the global awareness, advocacy and education initiatives of the Federation.

Viatris will be a key sponsor of World Diabetes Day, supporting IDF activities aimed at promoting action to deliver the best available care and education to people living diabetes and driving efforts to halt the rise of type 2 diabetes.

Professor Andrew Boulton, President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), said: “We are delighted to welcome Viatris as a supporter of the 2022 edition of the World Diabetes Day campaign and Global Diabetes Awareness Month. The campaign is supported by IDF Partners and Member Associations around the world and reaches an estimated global audience of over 1 billion people. We look forward to working with colleagues from Viatris to keep diabetes firmly in the public spotlight and promote action to ensure access to diabetes care and education for all people living with the condition.”

“We look forward to expanding our role within the diabetes community by being a key force in shaping IDF activities to improve the lives of people affected by diabetes. This partnership is testament to our company mission, which is to empower people worldwide to live healthier at every stage of life,” said Abhijit Barve, Chief Medical Officer, Viatris. “Specifically, later this year we are excited to collaborate with IDF to ensure the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign, World Diabetes Day, brings much-needed attention to the needs of this community.”

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