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November 2023

The Walk is a global diabetes awareness campaign organised every year in November by the World Diabetes Foundation (WDF).


Since 2004, more than 5 million people joined the Global Diabetes Walk to support the prevention of diabetes, one of the largest global public health concerns. Become a Walk organiser and let’s encourage a more active, healthier lifestyle!  

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Who can register?

If you are a healthcare provider, patient or sports organisation, non-governmental or business organisation? The 2023 Global Diabetes Walk needs you.

Individuals are also welcomed to register as well – make sure to first check the Walk Map to see if there’s 
a Walk nearby to join.


No Walk in your community? Become an organiser yourself!

How to participate?

Choose the distance and the date, or dates, you want to Walk. Many of the Walks take place on, or around November 14, the World Diabetes Day – but any time in November is fine.

Next, don’t forget to register your Walk. Don't worry: if the details change, you can update your registration afterwards.


Check our resources for information, graphics and social-media templates to share about your Walk with your community! 

Why participate?

When you walk you take care of yourself. and spread awareness about the importance of diabetes prevention and care. Awareness leads to advocacy and advocacy leads to change.


You also gain visibility. WDF features outstanding Walks on its websites and social media - sharing stories and pictures from ambitious organisers like you!


Once you complete your Walk, WDF awards you with a digital certificate of appreciation.

Global Diabetes Walk 2023
Global Diabetes Walk 2023
Nov 01, 7:00 AM – Nov 30, 7:00 AM
Global Walk Challenge
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2023 Walk Ambassadors

Walk Ambassadors represent a global community of diabetes advocates. Locally, they raise awareness of diabetes and inspire others to be more active through the joy of walking.


Do you want to join the Walk in your area? Search for a walk on the walk map or click on one of the local Ambassadors’ logos below and request to walk with them or ask for advice to organize your own Walk.


South Asia


Diabetes Asia logo. Click to visit
Astha Foundations' logo. Click to visit
RAHA's logo. Click on it to visit RAHA's website.
Piramal Swasthya logo. Click to visit Piramal's website.
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