Organising societies

The World Diabetic Foot Day is organised in a collaboration between the following associations: 

The Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons (ADFS) is an international not-for-profit organisation for surgeons working with the diabetic foot syndrome. Our work is to support cooperation and best practice in research, education and clinical interventions between foot surgeons working with or having an interest in the diabetic foot.

Find more information about ADFS here:


Diabetic Foot International - is an international non-profit association registered under Belgian law, promoting the global profile of diabetic foot prevention and care through awareness, guidance, education, reserach and professional development.

Find more information about D-Foot International here:

Diabetic Foot Study Group (DFSG) of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) promotes an advancement of knowledge on all aspects of diabetic foot care. This is done through active co-operation and collaboration between endocrinologists, diabetologists, podiatrists, specialist nurses, orthopaedic and vascular surgeons and other specialists with an interest in caring for diabetic patients with foot problems.

Find more information about DFSG here:

The European Wound Management Association (EWMA) is a European non-for-profit umbrella organisation, linking national wound management organisations, individuals and groups with interest in wound care.

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The International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) produces international multidisciplinary, evidence-based Guidance documents to inform health professionals all over the worlds on the prevention and management of diabetic foot disease.

Find more about IWGDF here: