IDF member since
Number of members
40278 Simbarashe Close, Belvedere, Harare, Zimbabwe


The Zimbabwe Diabetic Association (ZDA) is a non-profit humanitarian organization representing the interest of the growing number of people with diabetes and those at risk and their healthcare givers.

ZDA is a growing network of over seven Provincial Branches comprising people with diabetes.

Mission: To improve the spiritual/physical and socio-economic welfare of people with diabetes in Zimbabwe and sub-Saharan Africa.

Main Focus

  • To reinforce the case for action on diabetes.
  • To support and strengthen ZDA provincial, district and rural diabetes healthcare education centres.
  • To improve the health outcomes of people with diabetes and prevent people with diabetes from developing complications.
  • To prevent national escalation of type 2 diabetes.
  • To champion a country free from discrimination and stigma towards people with diabetes.
  • To build effective partnerships to maximise the outcomes of the UN Political Declaration on NCDs including diabetes.
  • To ensure the effectiveness of ZDA country organisation on the implementation of the Life for a Child programme.