Melbourne Declaration at IDF WDC 2013

(L to R) Sir Michael Hirst, Senator Guy Barnett, Her Excellency Mrs Zuma, Judi Moylan and Adrian Sanders MP

On 4th December 2013 at the IDF World Diabetes Conference the Melbourne Declaration on Diabetes 2013 was officially launched (see above).

The introduction as shown above reads:

"We Members of Parliament from around the world with a special interest in supporting people with diabetes, their families and those at risk of diabetes gathered here in Melbourne for the first global Parliamentary Champions for Diabetes forum just prior to the World Diabetes Congress, 2-6 December 2013. We are concerned by the increasingly serious health, economic and social threat faced by nations large and small, rich and poor and their people of whatever gender, age, colour, creed or social class by the diabetic pandemic."