Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:02
In May 2013, Angie Middlehurst, IDF Life for a Child (LFAC) Programme Education Manager, was invited to be a member of the expert advisory committee set up by IDF in collaboration with Sanofi Diabetes to address the global challenges facing children with diabetes worldwide.
The European Health Community wholeheartedly welcomes the announcement of the reversal of the decision by President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker to move the competence for pharmaceutical and medical devices to the enterprise directorate.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:53
On Saturday October 18 an enthusiastic audience gathered at St Bede’s Church in Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia to listen to a concert of Latin American music. The music was provided by Dr Paul Benitez, Paediatric Endocrinologist at the Children’s Hospital, Westmead to raise welcome funds for the IDF Life for a Child (LFAC) Programme. Over AU$1,400 was raised.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 10/15/2014 - 13:19
In October 2013, the IDF Life for a Child (LFAC) Programme began work with the KLES Dr Prabhakar Kore Hospital & Medical Research Centre in the Indian city of Belgaum, Karnataka, and is currently providing support to around 140 children and youth between the ages of two and 25.
Last 14 September, IDF Europe -in collaboration with the Diabetes Education Study Group- held a symposium looking at patient education in a digital world during the 50th EASD Annual Congress in Vienna.
The symposium explored the opportunities to improve patient care and education in an increasingly connected world, as well as discussed how to best implement digital patient education.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 13:30
In 2012, the DREAM Trust, based in Nagpur, India, successfully launched a small business start-up programme for people with type 1 diabetes. The positive impact, and a second grant from the IDF's Life for a Child Programme, encouraged the Trust to repeat the initiative, this time with a larger scope.
The Public Health Foundation of India’s (PHFI), Course in Evidence Based Diabetes Management (CCEBDM) has been shortlisted for the first-ever BMJ Awards India 2014 in the category of “excellence in medical education”.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Thu, 09/25/2014 - 09:53
The NCD Alliance recently announced the launch of the first Global NCD Alliance Forum, which will take place in November 2015, and will be hosted by Friends of Cancer Patients in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.