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The Executive Board of the World Health Organisation awarded the Dr LEE Jong-wook Memorial Prize for Public Health 2013 to the Diabetes Society of Maldives for their outstanding contribution in the field of public health.
Today marks the seventh anniversary of social media giant Twitter. In this quarter's edition of Diabetes Voice, Brazilian Young Leader, Claudia Labate, gives us the lowdown on how social media is influencing diabetes care and self-management.
Today on World Oral Health Day, IDF calls for oral healthcare to be given the same degree of attention as other types of healthcare.
Growing evidence demonstrates the relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes and affirms the principle that proper oral health is necessary for good general health; meaning oral health is a vital component of everyone’s wellbeing.
The Western Pacific Diabetes Declaration Action Plan 2012-2015 was launched on Wednesday by Richard Marles, Australian Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs. The launch event, held at Parliament House, was hosted by Diabetes Australia and attended by Professor Nam Cho, Chair of IDF’s Western Pacific Region, amongst others.
A black inverted triangle '▼' will shortly appear on the package leaflet of certain medicinal products on the EU market, following an Implementing Regulation adopted by the European Commission today. This symbol will flag to patients and health care professionals that a medicinal product is subject to additional monitoring, and its accompanying text will encourage them to report any unexpected adverse reaction through national reporting systems.
International Women’s Day (IWD) is a time to celebrate the progress that women have achieved over 100 years after the day's inception. It is also a time to be clear on the action needed to address the new challenges facing women and girls in the 21st century.