The many facets of WHO’s diabetes work

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “The many facets of WHO’s diabetes work” – below is their description.

WHO’s work on diabetes requires expertise in noncommunicable diseases, regulation of medicines and health promotion. In this short video, WHO staff with expertise in these areas talk about how their various areas of work contribute to the prevention of diabetes and the increase in the accessibility of diagnostic tools, treatment and care.

The video was produced for the launch of the Global Diabetes Compact, a major collaborative initiative aiming to reduce the risk of diabetes, and to ensure that all people who are diagnosed with diabetes have access to equitable, comprehensive, affordable and quality treatment and care.

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