Below you can find information about some of the advocacy campaigns that IDF ran in 2017 and in 2018.
IDF's call to action for the UN High Level Meeting on NCDs 2018
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 to be held since 2014, and IDF developed intensive advocacy efforts in the months that preceded it. Read here IDF’s statement on the Political Declaration signed by the UN Member States.
Policy recommendations to improve access to diabetes care in Brazil, South Africa and Russia
On the occasion of the BRICS Leaders’ Summit, which took place between 3-5 September 2017 in China, IDF worked with its Members and BCV members in Brazil, South Africa and Russia to develop policy recommendations to improve access to diabetes care in their countries. The recommendations can be downloaded by clicking on the images below.
|Brazil - English
||Brazil - Portuguese
||Russia - English
IDF online campaigns on occasion of the G7 and the G20 leaders' summit
On the occasion of the G7 Leaders’ Summit, which took place between 26-27 May 2017 in Italy, IDF developed an online advocacy and awareness campaign on social media focused on access to medicines, using the key findings of the IDF’s Global Survey – Access to Medicines and Supplies for People with Diabetes.
On the occasion of the G20 Leaders’ Summit that Germany hosted between 7-8 July 2017, IDF developed a similar social media campaign, this time focused on the cost-effectiveness of preventing type 2 diabetes. The campaign’s main messages were extracted from the IDF report Cost-Effective Solutions for the Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes.