News from IDF Europe

100 days to do 2,100km: Join TeamBG for the 100 Day Challenge!

100 days to swim, run, cycle or walk the 2,100 km of the mHealth Grand Tour: this is the Challenge proposed by Team Blood Glucose (TeamBG).

Apply for the IDF Europe Prize in Diabetes!

The call for applications for the IDF Europe Prize in Diabetes is now open!

Launched in 2012, the IDF Europe Prize in Diabetes rewards excellence, innovation and commitment in Diabetes.
This award also aims at increasing awareness of diabetes and recognizing outstanding individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving the lives of people with diabetes.

This year, IDF Europe will be awarding two prizes:

European Chronic Diseases Alliance sends open letter to José Manuel Barroso

The European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) sent today an open letter to the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso.

Survey on access to diabetes care in Europe: all translations now available

Following the launch the IDF Europe survey on Access to medicines and medical devices for diabetes care in Europe, the 3 questionnaires for people with diabetes, health care professionals and institutions are now available in all language versions. Click here to access all the questionnaires!

IDF Europe launches survey on access to medicines and medical devices for diabetes care in Europe

!! The online questionnaires have been closed. If you wish to further contribute to the survey, please contact Elodie Besnier at Elodie@idf-europe.org !!

European Medicines Agency publishes list of medicines under additional monitoring

The European Medicines Agency has published today the initial list of medicines subject to additional monitoring. This represents an important deliverable of the new European pharmacovigilance legislation. These medicines will have to display an inverted back triangle in their package leaflet and in the information for healthcare professionals called the summary of product characteristics (SmPC), together with a short sentence explaining what the triangle means.

Public consultation on World Medical Association’s Declaration of Helsinki

The World Medical Association (WMA) has opened a two-month consultation on its Helsinki Declaration on medical research involving human subjects.

WMA invites all interested stakeholders to comment on the proposed changes to the text, which revised version has been posted on the WMA website. All experts and stakeholders are invited to submit their comments to the WMA secretariat no later than 15 June 2013.

Latest news from the European Patients' Academy on therapeutic innovation

EUPATI - the European Patients' Academy on Therapeutic Innovation, has just published its newsletter for the second quarter of 2013. 

IDF Europe joins European project on economics of chronic diseases

EConDA, Economics of Chronic Diseases: this is the name of a European project aiming to examine the best method for assessing cost-effectiveness of interventions to prevent chronic diseases.

Apply for the 2013 Youth Leadership Camp!

If want to meet other young people living with diabetes from all over Europe, share and learn from each other and discover more about the work of IDF Europe, then the Youth Leadership Camp is for you!

To build up on the success of the initiative, IDF Europe will organize the 3rd edition of its Youth Leadership Camp from 22 to 28 July 2013 in Tirrenia, Italy.

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