Association Stop Diabète en Mauritanie
IDF member since
Boulevard Médian en face école 9 , Lot n° 041, Nouadhibou, 227, Mauritania


The Mauritanian Association for the Fight Against Diabetes (Association Mauritanienne de Lutte Contre le Diabète – AMLCD) is an apolitical and non-profit group of people with and without diabetes. It strives to provide a comprehensive and coherent response to improve the lives of people with diabetes.

It was officially established on 15 February 2008.

Main Focus

  • To advocate with health authorities, local officials and international organisations.
  • To conduct awareness campaigns among the population.
  • To organise mass screenings.
  • To contribute to the reduction of risk factors for non-communicable diseases.
  • To support health centres for the management of diabetes.


The Association advocates with health, administrative and municipal authorities for effective management of diabetes and its complications because today, this disease is a public health emergency.

Additional activities include the organisation of diabetes workshops and diabetes screenings in secondary schools.