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.
IDF Europe has joined the public health community in Europe to send an open letter to Mr Juncker, President-elect of the European Commission, expressing astonishment and concern regarding his decision to move the competence for medicinal products and health technologies from the Commissioner in charge of Health to the Commissioner in charge of internal market and industry.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Sun, 09/14/2014 - 16:47
It is not an easy thing for someone with type 1 diabetes to undertake a major sporting event. As their own body doesn't manufacture insulin, they rely on injected insulin and must regularly test their blood glucose, even while racing.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 16:54
Launched in 2007, The IDF BRIDGES (Bringing Research in Diabetes to Global Environments and Systems) Programme funds translational research projects in primary and secondary prevention of diabetes to provide the opportunity to ‘translate’ lessons learned from clinical research to those who can benefit most: people affected by diabetes.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 15:17
In July, the Insulin Bank of the Diabetes Association of Sri Lanka held their first camp for young people with type 1 diabetes, partly supported with funding from the IDF Life for a Child Programme. The camp involved 15 young people, seven girls and eight boys, aged 15-20 and was held at the Governors Camp, situated outside Wilpattu National Park, just outside the capital city Colombo.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:48
Site visits are critical for the expansion of the IDF Life for a Child Programme (LFAC). They provide an opportunity for LFAC to check and review progress, teaching and mentoring, and for recipient centres to express needs. Each visit leads to improvements in care.