• There are more than 26,768 diabetic patients in Tigray and 16,420 of them have diabetes type 1. Because of the siege imposed, insulin and other medications supply to Tigray has been cut off.  As a result 12 patients die every week according to the hospital CED.
  • The president of international diabetic federation labeled this act , insulin supply cut off ,as a “Humanitarian crime”, as reported by the Guardian. For further information, please read from this link.

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2022/sep/23/fighting-cuts-off-insulin-supply-tigray-diabetic-ethiopia

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