The Patient Voice Represented by IDF at WHO Conference, Geneva

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That’s me in my swank jacket created by artist, health advocate Regina Holliday. I’m sitting in the ballroom of the Intercontinental hotel in Geneva waiting to introduce the International Diabetes Federation’s (IDF) new patient group, the Blue Circle Voices.

Patients are not nearly seen enough nor participants at the decision-making table. When we are, we need to shout about it so others can see our valued contribution and the good behavior of organizations that invite us in.

The IDF brought patients to the World Health Assembly meeting two weeks ago in Geneva. Here’s the larger story on the Huffington Post.

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