Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 14:16
Nurturing career options for young adults with diabetes in the developing world is a stepping stone from which individuals can build a living, and a means with which they can afford to pay for essential diabetes supplies not subsidised by the government.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 14:18
This Valentine's Day, Partnering for Diabetes Change (P4DC), a coalition of people living with diabetes and industry representatives aiming to address unmet needs in diabetes through community and collaboration, is running an online campaign to raise money and awareness for the IDF Life for a Child Programme.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 12:18
The collaboration between independent organisations within the international diabetes community is growing to be a major component of success in the global fight against diabetes. Collective work across a range of sectors, contributes to tremendous action being done locally by passionate health professionals, diabetes advocates, and governments.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 12/18/2013 - 11:52
The IDF Life for a Child Programme (LFAC) recently launched the Pocketbook for Management of Diabetes in Childhood and Adolescence in Under-Resourced Countries at the World Diabetes Congress in Melbourne.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 11/20/2013 - 16:58
The IDF Life for a Child programme is pleased to have received a donation of $196USD through the generous support of the GreaterGood.org online community. Since March 2013 US based charitable organisation GreaterGood.org, a network of shopping websites supporting a variety of good causes, and its users have been donating to Life for a Child through their Gifts that Give More programme.
Submitted by mariehelene.cha... on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 16:08
Boehringer Ingelheim, a partner of the International Diabetes Federation will be donating a further €25,000 to the Life for a Child (LFAC) programme to help children in need. This is the fifth year they have supported this programme.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Fri, 10/25/2013 - 14:09
In June of this year, Dr Declan Cody, a paediatric endocrinologist, and Mr Vincent McDarby, a senior clinical psychologist, from Our Lady's Childrens Hospital, Crumlin (OLCHC), Ireland, travelled to Accra, Ghana. The journey itself only took seven hours but the experience was a life-changing one.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 10:08
Diabetes conferences, both local and international, provide the IDF's Life for a Child Programme (LFAC)with a positive forum for alerting health professionals to the shocking everyday reality faced by many children and youth with diabetes in developing countries.