IDF member since
Number of members
El Bahr St, Salama Abdullah Bldg 1st fl., 01111 Sohag, Egypt


The Upper Egypt Diabetes Association (UEDA) was created in 2006 to improve diabetes care and advocacy initially in Upper Egypt and remotely in the whole of the country.

Main Focus

  • Diabetes education
  • Diabetes prevention
  • Children with diabetes


Diabetes education 

Educational sessions for people with diabetes throughout the Upper Egypt governorates: Fayoum, Bani Swif, Minia, Assuit, Sohag, Luxor and Aswan.

World Diabetes Day

  • Awareness campaigns and educational sessions for people with diabetes and blood sugar measurement
  • Workshop for training members on diabetes awareness
  • Local campaign on the streets, in schools, universities, clubs

Scientific research:

  • Clinical Trial to evaluate prevention programmes, in collaboration Dresden university.
  • Diabetes dyslipedemia screening project.
  • National diabetes registry.

Message from the President

Professor Adel Abdel-Aziz El-Sayed “Our mission is to promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure in our country. Joining the IDF will help us not only to reach our local goals, but also to participate globally to achieve this mission.”