At the World Health Assembly in May 2022, building on the 2021 resolution on diabetes that included access to insulin, targets, including that by 2030 “100% of people with type 1 diabetes have access to affordable insulin and blood glucose self-monitoring” were approved.
To fulfill this target, policies must be put in place that ensure the inclusion of access to insulin and related supplies within Universal Health Coverage and national diabetes programmes. Here you will find some of policies that should be considered when tranisitioning into national diabetes programmes.
COMPANY AND COMPANY SUPPORTED PROGRAMMES WITH A COMPONENT OF DONATED INSULIN IN LMICs | Report
The report looks at the supply of donated insulin through corporate social responsibility and other programmes by the three main insulin-producing companies.
THE IMPORTANCE OF INSULIN DONATIONS FOR CHILDREN IN 43 LOW- AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES | Article
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CASE STUDIES: ROAD TO FREE INSULIN
Here are 6 Case Studies that detail countries road to providing free insulin for those in need.