Guidelines for Transition from Insulin Donation Programmes
This tool gives recommendations for LMICs dependent on insulin donation programmes to transition toward a sustainable national diabetes programme that provides insulin for its citizens. Provided here are short descriptions of the major insulin donation programmes and their impact on individual and public health.
Using This Tool
Some recommendations are for immediate application (e.g., those on the quality of insulin donations, arguments for the continuation of donation programmes, and practical advice on improved reporting), and are especially relevant for donors and national diabetes programmes. The recommendations on a gradual transition to a sustainable national diabetes programme are also directed at national health policymakers.
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