IDF MENA Region News & Events

NEWS

Download the educational documents related to Ramadan and healthy practices during this period from the Saudi Diabetes & Endocrine Association.

Diabetes and Ramadan
Exercise Plan during Ramadan
FAQ for Ramadan
Tips To Avoid Indigestion and Heart Burn in Ramadan
Diabetes Management for a Healthy and Safe Hajj

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Under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King, the Moroccan League for the Fight against Diabetes, a member of the International Diabetes Federation has organized with the support of the Ministry of Health, the Council national of the National Medical Association, the National Scientific Societies and Associations of Diabetes in the MENA Region, members of the International Diabetes Federation, the International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition in Rabat on 05 and 06 July 2013.

Bringing together national experts, Maghreb, the MENA region, Africa and Europe, International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition, was not only an opportunity to discuss recent advances in the prevention and treatment of diabetes but also to discuss strategies involved in the MENA region and especially in our country to fight against this epidemic.

Following the work of this conference, two statements were adopted:

- Rabat Declaration 2013 on the fight against diabetes in Morocco

- Rabat Declaration 2013 on the fight against diabetes in MENA

For more information, please visit the league website: www.lmlcd.com

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Linda McGoldrick, interim CEO of the International Diabetes Federation visiting the IDF/MENA Region in April 2013.


Left to right: Dr. Abdulla Al Hamaq, Regional Manager of the IDF/MENA Region and Executive Director of the Qatar Diabetes Association, Linda McGoldrick, interim CEO of the International Diabetes Federation, Ashraf P. Valappil Secretary, office to Dr. Abdulla Al Hamaq and IDF/MENA Region

You can find all the information about the IDF MENA Region on their website www.idf-mena.org

To download the regional IDF Diabetes Atlas Fact Sheet 2012 please click here

 

MENA REGION NEWSLETTERS

Number 5 - December 2012

Number 4 - August 2012

Number 3 - January 2012

 

EVENTS

Past events

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region 2012 Conference
Qatar National Convention Center, Doha, State of Qatar.
14th – 16th December 2012

To download the Conference report please click here

Lebananon Diabetic Association
Regional Workshop on National Diabetes Program.
On 25 - 26th May 2012

1st American Diabetes Association Middle East Congress "Diabetes Prevention and Treatment"
Dubai, UAE
4 December 2012 to 6 December 2012
 
16th Pan Arab Conference on Diabetes PACD16
Cairo, Egypt
27 March 2012 to 30 March 2012  
 
4th Annual Conference of the Egyptian Society of Diabetic Foot
Cairo, Egypt
11 October 2012 to 12 October 2012

 

DIABETES VOICE ARTICLES