Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic, and largely preventable, disease that can lead to cardiovascular disease, blindness, kidney failure, loss of limbs and loss of life. It causes suffering and hardship for the approximately 60 million people in the European Region currently living with the disease, while also straining the Region’s economies and health systems.

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Rollout of the Essential training for primary health care workers on the integrated management of hypertension and diabetes in Ukraine

The first training of trainers for the Essential training for primary health care workers on the integrated management of hypertension and diabetes took place in Kyiv, Ukraine on 17-19 October, 2016 followed by the first cascade trainings for one hundred primary health care (PHC) doctors and nurses on October 20-21.

World Health Day

World Health Day 2016: Beat diabetes

7 April 2016

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60 million

The number of people with diabetes in the European Region


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