Highlights of the second BCV consultation

In June 2017, IDF held a second consultation with members of the IDF Blue Circle Voices network, focusing on barriers to access to diabetes care, medicines and supplies. Some 70 participants from across the world responded to the survey, identifying affordability as the main barrier.
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Global survey on Access to Medicines and Supplies for People with Diabetes

In 2016, IDF conducted a global survey on the perspective of people with diabetes and health professionals on access to medicines and supplies for people with diabetes. The report of the findings introduces diabetes and related medicines; provides the perspectives of people with diabetes and health professionals around the world on the availability, access and prices of medicines and supplies; and outlines public health policy solutions.
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Highlights of the first BCV consultation

In December 2016, IDF held a consultation with the Blue Circle Voices network with the objective of establishing the priorities of the network. Some 82 participants from 43 different countries responded to the survey. The main issues identified by members was access and affordability of medicines, devices and medical care, followed by education, prevention and discrimination.
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Position statement

International Charter of Rights and Responsibilities of People with Diabetes

Published in 2011, this is the first ever Charter setting out the fundamental rights of people living with diabetes. The document places the rights of people with diabetes, their parents and carers into three focus areas; the rights to care; information and education and social justice, whilst at the same time acknowledging the responsibilities held by people with diabetes.
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Policy brief

Diabetes and Climate Change Report

Published in 2012, this report outlines the interconnections between climate change and diabetes, establishes the co-benefits of combating two global risks in an integrated policy agenda, and informs the global discussion on health and sustainable development.
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A Guide to National Diabetes Programmes

Published in 2010, this guide builds on the 2003 NDP Toolbox and sets out considerations and source material for developing and implementing national diabetes programmes.
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