World Diabetes Day 2020: statement from the WHO Director-General

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “World Diabetes Day 2020: statement from the WHO Director-General” – below is their description.

During this statement, recorded in November 2020, WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, announces the WHO Global Diabetes Compact, a comprehensive and inclusive approach to support countries in implementing effective programmes for the prevention and management of diabetes. The Compact will be launched in April 2021. More information https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2020/11/14/default-calendar/world-diabetes-day-2020-introducing-the-global-diabetes-compact

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