WHO global diabetes compact – World Diabetes Day webinar

When: 14 November 2022 15:00 CET

Where: Webinar

World Diabetes Day is an official UN day, held on November 14th, commemorating the birthday of Dr. Fredrick Banting, a co-discoverer of insulin. This year’s World Diabetes Day theme, set by the International Diabetes Federation, is access to diabetes education, under the larger multi-year theme of access to care.



  • Dr Bente Mikkelsen – WHO Department of NCDs, Director
  • Professor Edward Greggs – Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland; Imperial College London
  • Mr Bent Lautrup-Nielsen – World Diabetes Foundation
  • Professor Stéphane Besançon – Santé Diabète
  • Professor Andrew Bolton – International Diabetes Federation
  • Beatrice Vetter, Deputy Director, NCD Programme at  – FIND
  • Professor Sana Ajmal – Meethi Zindagi