IDF call to action for the UN High Level Meeting on NCDs 2018
Last update: 20/02/2020
The Third UN High Level Meeting (HLM) on NCDs took place on September 27, 2018, in New York. The HLM 2018 was the most important political meeting on diabetes and other NCDs since 2014, and IDF engaged in intensive advocacy efforts in the months that preceded it.
Ahead of the meeting, IDF launched a call to action to policymakers focused on highthen the focus on type 2 diabetes prevention, boost investment to ensure Universal Health Coverage, improve education to reduce diabetes-related premature mortalite and defending the rights of people with diabetes.
The materials IDF created for the campaign can be downloaded by clicking on the pictures below:
Short toolkit and call to action
Call to action
Annexes to the toolkit
IDF HLM SELFIE CAMPAIGN #HLM2018
Thanks to the support of its BCV and YLD network members, IDF developed a selfie campaign to ensure the priorities of people living with diabetes are heard.
Find below some of the selfies supporting the IDF campaign, and click here for the full photo album.
IDF welcomed several aspects of the Political Declaration, but also regretted some notable omissions. You can read IDF's preliminary statement to the Political Declaration in English, French and Spanish.
On the last quarter of 2018, IDF developed an in-depth response to the Third UN HLM Political Declaration. Click on the picture on the right to download the report in English.