Diabetes Programme

Key areas of activity for Diabetes Action Now

  • work to achieve a major increase in awareness about diabetes, its complications, and its prevention, particularly among health policy makers in low- and middle-income countries and communities
  • initiate and support projects to generate and widely disseminate new knowledge on awareness about diabetes and its economic impact in low- and middle-income communities
  • produce and widely disseminate a new scientifically-based review on the prevention of diabetes and the complications of diabetes
  • produce up-to-date, practical guidance for policy makers in low- and middle-income countries on the contents, structure and implementation of national diabetes programmes
  • provide and maintain a web-based resource to help policy makers implement national diabetes programmes


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