IDF Europe

New European Commision: Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices policies remain in the health portfolio

The European Health Community wholeheartedly welcomes the announcement of the reversal of the decision by President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker to move the competence for pharmaceutical and medical devices to the enterprise directorate.

Missed our symposium on patient education in a digital world? Watch the replay here!

Last 14 September, IDF Europe -in collaboration with the Diabetes Education Study Group- held a symposium looking at patient education in a digital world during the 50th EASD Annual Congress in Vienna.

The symposium explored the opportunities to improve patient care and education in an increasingly connected world, as well as discussed how to best implement digital patient education.

Diabetes policies in Europe: state of play - WDD celebrations in the European Parliament

IDF Europe, in collaboration with Marisa Matias MEP, invites you to celebrate World Diabetes Day in the European Parliament in Brussels.

Under the theme "Steps to Healthty Living", the Diabetes Awareness Week offers a wide range of activities, from healthy lunches on offer in the European Parliament restaurants, to a diabetes exhibition and blood glucose testing.

Date: 
Wed, 11/05/2014

Public health community voices concerns over the moving of medicinal products and health technologies outside the health portfolio

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.

Oral health and diabetes: CED and IDF Europe celebrate European Oral Health Day

The Council of European Dentists (CED) and the International Diabetes Federation Europe (IDF Europe) are pleased to celebrate 12 September, the European Oral Health Day.

Diabetes Youth Advocates Europe

Diabetes Youth Advocates Europe - DYA Europe is a community of young people with diabetes from across Europe who have come together to leverage knowledge and experience to support people with type 1 diabetes.

ExPAND: The Policy Action Network on Diabetes

The Policy Action Network on Diabetes - ExPAND - is a policy and advocacy programme led by IDF Europe.

Established in 2012, ExPAND gathers together a group of National Parliamentarians, Members of the European Parliament, leading diabetes organizations and experts from across Europe. Their aim is to act as a strong pan-European forum to drive a new generation of policies to address the diabetes epidemic.

Deadline extended: applications for 2014 Prize in Diabetes, Young Researcher

This year, IDF Europe is awarding two IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes to reward excellence, innovation and commitment in diabetes.

Parliamentarians across Europe unite to act on diabetes

Parliamentarians, leading diabetes organizations and experts from across Europe have joined forces to form the Policy Action Network on Diabetes (ExPAND) to drive a new generation of policies to address the diabetes epidemic.

Economics of chronic diseases: cost-effectiveness modelling and the burden of NCDs in Europe

Partners of the EConDA project have published their first paper presenting preliminary results of the study.

The Economics of Chronic Diseases (EConDA) project aims to establish the best possible methods of measuring cost-effectiveness as well as develop micro-simulation models apt at projecting future burden of chronic diseases, their costs and potential savings after implementation of cost-effective interventions.

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