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New WHO report maps barriers to insulin availability and suggests actions to promote universal access – “100 years after its discovery, insulin still out of reach for many living with diabetes”.

16 Nov, 2021 | 08:34h | UTC

News Release: New WHO report maps barriers to insulin availability and suggests actions to promote universal access – World Health Organization

Report: Keeping the 100-year-old promise: making insulin access universal – World Health Organization

Commentary: Half the People Living with Diabetes Can’t Afford Insulin, WHO Report Shows – Health Policy Watch

Related:

Editorial | Insulin for all: a hope yet to be realized.

One hundred years of insulin therapy.

The state of diabetes treatment coverage in 55 low-income and middle-income countries – fewer than one in ten people with diabetes in LMICs receive comprehensive care such as low-cost medicines to reduce blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, in addition to counseling on diet, exercise and weight.

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


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