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Access to diabetes care and treatment in Africa : challenges and opportunities Volume 28, issue 4, Octobre-Novembre-Décembre 2018

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1 Département de santé et médecine communautaire, Service de médecine tropicale et humanitaire, Université de Genève et Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 6, CH-1211 Genève 14, Suisse
2 ONG Santé Diabète, 17 avenue Malherbe 38100 Grenoble, France
* Correspondance
  • Key words: diabetes, drugs, access to care, insulin
  • DOI : 10.1684/mst.2018.0832
  • Page(s) : 351-4
  • Published in: 2018

Access to drugs is a key element in the treatment of diabetes. Access remains an issue because of their price, availability, and especially affordability. Two elements included in the sustainable development goals – universal health coverage and partnerships – offer an opportunity to improve access.