Essential Documents

Links to key web pages and documents from global, regional and country-level authorities that guide the WDF's work.


United Nations

Political Declaration, 3rd High-Level Meeting on NCDs, 2018

High-Level Summit on NCDs, 2011

UN Sustainable Development Goals


World Health Organization

Global Action Plan 2013-2020

Global Coordination Mechanism

Essential medicines



International Diabetes Federation

Global Diabetes Atlas, 8th edition

Global Fact Sheet, 8th edition



The Lancet - NCD Countdown 2030

The Union - The Looming co-epidemic

FIGO - Initiative on Gestational Diabetes

ADA: Global economic burden
of diabetes in adults: 2015-2030


Regional & Country level


Regional Fact Sheet: Africa

EADSG: Dar es Salaam Call to Action, 2016

EADSG: NCD Symposium Proceedings,2016

Kenya: Nat'l NCD Strategy 2015-2020

Tanzania: NCD Management Guide

Tanzania: NCD Strategic Plan 2016-2020

Tanzania: NCD-CD integration

Middle East & North Africa

Regional Fact Sheet: Middel East & North Africa

UNRWA: Diabetes care, Palestinian refugees, 2015

Dead Sea Declaration & Call to Action on Refugees & DM, 2017


The Americas & Caribbean

Regional Fact Sheet: North American & Caribbean

Regional Fact Sheet: South & Central America

Brazil: Diabetes Summit for Latin America,  2010


Regional Fact Sheet: Europe

Denmark: Indegenous Peoples, DM & Development, 2012

Denmark: Emerging Burden of Chronic Diseases, 2010


South East Asia

Regional Fact Sheet: South East Asia 

Western Pacific

Regional Fact Sheet: Western Pacific

Pacific NCD Roadmap