Submitted by email@example.com on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 15:12
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is reforming its programmes and policy, financing and management and governance in order to better address the health challenges of the21st century. This reform is very timely - just months after the UN High-Level Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and consensus reached by 193 UN Member States to accelerate global progress on diabetes and NCDs.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 09:36
One of the greatest challenges that the IDF Life for a Child Programme faces in providing quality care to allthe children and young people with diabetes that it supports is the cost of test strips. Their prohibitive cost restricts the number of children that can monitor their diabetes appropriately.
Submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 13:33
IDF joins the UN in marking World Social Justice Day on 20 February and supports UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s call for the world to “chart a development path that leads to greater social justice”.
Submitted by bruna.nania on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 16:39
Scientists at King's College London and the National Diabetes Centre (Sri Lanka) have found evidence of a high number of risk factors for type 2 diabetes among the young urban population in Sri Lanka. The study is the first large-scale investigation into diabetes risk among children and young people in South Asia, and provides further evidence that the region is rapidly becoming a hotspot in the growing international diabetes epidemic.
Submitted by email@example.com on Fri, 01/27/2012 - 16:18
The London School of Economics (LSE) released their policy recommendations on Reducing the Burden of Diabetes in Europe at an event held at the European Parliament, 25 January 2012 hosted by Danish MEP, Christel Schaldemose and the Danish Diabetes Association represented by CEO Henrik Nedergaard.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 09:32
The latest update of the IDF Life for a Child Programme is now available for download in English and French. The January 2012 edition focuses on Central and South Asia with information on the latest activities of the Programme in Azerbaijan, India and Nepal.
Life for a Child is currently supporting over 8,000 children in 36 countries, the latest being Pakistan, Tajikistan and Kenya.