The international diabetes day in Kosovo

10th of November 2015: On the wake of the international diabetes day in Kosovo, the Kosovo National Diabetes Association (SHKDK) with the support of Solidar Suisse within the KOSANA project, have presented 6 policy briefs of the Kosovo National Diabetes Association in relation to the health insurance scheme. The attached documents present the current situation and the recommendations of SHKDK in relation to some aspects of diabetes disease management in Kosovo; diagnosis and gravity of diabetes in Kosovo, access to specialized health professionals for patients with diabetes, health care costs and affordability for patients with diabetes, health care service preferences and utilization profile of diabetic patients, insulin usage in Kosovo and availability of basic services and medicament's.