Across the globe, patients are spending an unsustainable amount for the medicine and supplies they need to simply stay alive. In many parts of the world, people are forced to pay as much as 40% (or more) of their total income on the bare minimum to manage their diabetes.
Join T1International and the #insulin4all network as we raise our voices and Fight For Five. Our network is advocating globally for a world where no one with diabetes has to spend more than 5% of their income on insulin and blood glucose testing supplies.
A big part of how we will achieve our goal is through our Fight for Five Working Group. This group will work with T1International to create a defined action plan with deliverables and milestones. The plan will target High-Level actors (e.g. The World Health Organization) and work with advocates in specific focus countries (India, Pakistan, Panama, and Zimbabwe) to gather data, talk to policymakers, and push for policy change in communities to make change.
Some of the specific ways we will advocate include: