World Diabetes Day 2021- Access to diabetes care: if not now, when?

12 Nov 2021
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Every 14 November, the Pan American Health Organization joins the global public health community to celebrate World Diabetes Day.  Increasing Access to Diabetes Care in the Region of the Americas. 

On this day, PAHO/WHO joins its partners to draw attention to the need to maintain and improve access to health services, and medicines and supplies for diagnosis, treatment, and self-management of diabetes. This is essential to control diabetes, prevent its complications and lengthen and improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes.



Learn more about the World Diabetes Day 2021 

Brochure:  Essential Medicines for Noncommunicable Diseases Available through the PAHO Strategic Fund

This brochure presents information on the medications and their formulations available through the Strategic Fund for noncommunicable diseases, summarized by category: cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and palliative care. The brochure includes examples of price reductions achieved by the Strategic Fund for key essential medicines, ensuring competitive prices for these for Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Available in English and Spanish

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