3rd symposium on diabetes in humanitarian crises

When: 20-21 October 2022

Where: Krakow, Poland and online

On October 20-21, 2022, the International Alliance for Diabetes Action (IADA) will be co-hosting the 3rd Annual Symposium on Diabetes in Humanitarian Crises with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Centre for Global Chronic Conditions and NCD Knowledge Hub in Kraków, Poland, sponsored by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. The aim of this annual symposium is to provide a platform for shared learning, exchange, and development of new collaborative initiatives between key agencies involved in diabetes care of people experiencing humanitarian crisis. This year the intention is to have a substantial focus on the Ukraine crisis, particularly the lessons learned about provision and continuity of care for diabetes.

20 October 2022

Expanding access to newer medicines and diagnostics in humanitarian settings


  • Helen Bygrave, MSF Access Campaign


  • Giulia Segafredo (Medicines Patent Pool)
  • Beatrice Vetter, Deputy Director, NCD Programme (FIND)
  • Klara Tisocki (World Health Organization)
  • Stéphane Besançon (ONG Santé Diabète)