Youth Diabetes Action

 

Organizational Information

B17, 9/F, Block B, Merit Industrial Centre, 
94 To Kwa Wan Road, To Kwa Wan,
Kowloon 
Hong Kong, China
Tel +852-2544 3362
Website: www.yda.org.hk

 

 

Membership Information

Founded in 2001

1522 Members in 2016

 

4 employees

Member of IDF since 2011

 

 

About

The Youth Diabetes Action (YDA) was founded in 2001, and is a registered Hong Kong charity and a member of the Hong Kong Council of Social Services. YDA’s mission is to support children and adolescents with diabetes and their families in Hong Kong. Their objectives are:

  • To be an advocate for children and adolescents with diabetes 
  • To improve the communication with and support to children and adolescents with diabetes and their family members
  • To promote community awareness and knowledge of diabetes’ effect on children and adolescents
  • To organize, promote and execute educational, social, and other programmes for children and adolescents with diabetes, their family members, and the public
 
Mission 
To support children and adolescents with diabetes and their families in Hong Kong
 
Vision
No child being held back because of diabetes 

 

 

Main Focus

YDA concentrates on family sharing events, organising activities for children, educating parents, and developing public awareness to overcome the prejudice and difficulties children with diabetes have to overcome at school and in the community.

Activities

Learn more bout activities organised by the Association for World Diabetes Day.

World Diabetes Day 2014

http://www.yda.org.hk/?p=2041

 

Health Education:

Diabetes Conference 2016

http://www.yda.org.hk/?p=3651

http://www.yda.org.hk/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/44_YDA_Magazine_final.pdf

Activities for members: visit here

 

 

 

Publications & Newsletters

Download their latest annual report (2015)

Download their newsletters

 

Message from the President

Ms Fina Cheng "Youth Diabetes Action” has been serving families living with diabetes since 2001. As a member of IDF, we are able to share experiences with other member organisations from around the world, especially at the annual conference. We share support and advocacy goals for our members in raising awareness of diabetes and assessing global trends. We are also strong supporters of World Diabetes Day in Hong Kong."

 

Hong-Kong country information

 

IDF Members in WP