12-years old Houssam during a consultation at MSF clinic in Aarsal. He is enrolled in the continuous glucose monitoring programme that MSF offers in its clinics in the Bekaa and North Lebanon for diabetes type I patients who are under the age of 15
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The international medical humanitarian organisation MSF welcomed the launch of the ‘Global Diabetes Compact’ by the World Health Organization (WHO) today and stressed the need to speed up the availability of more quality-assured sources of human insulin so that everyone in need can access this lifesaving medicine, especially people in low- and middle-income countries where the most people struggle to access insulin.

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Photograph by Aarsal Bekaa

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