Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 16:50
The 2nd Call for Nominations for members of the next Board and Nominating Committee of the International Diabetes Federation is now open. Additional candidacies can be submitted until 9 October.
Submitted by micheleann.okol... on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 16:03
By Ann Keeling, CEO International Diabetes Federation
This week history was made at the United Nations. World leaders agreed a Political Declaration at the first UN High Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) that will change the global health and development landscape forever.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 09/20/2011 - 18:00
On 19 September, world leaders gathered in New York unanimously adopted the Political Declaration on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), agreeing that “the global burden and threat of NCDs constitutes one of the major challenges for development in the twenty-first century, which undermi
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 09/19/2011 - 17:39
Latest figures from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) reveal that currently 366 million people have diabetes, 4.6 million deaths are due to diabetes and US$ 465 billion is spent on care for diabetes. This disease is one of the century’s greatest health challenges and remains on a relentlessly upwards trajectory.
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New Diabetes Atlas figures released today by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) confirm that the diabetes epidemic continues to worsen.
Health Walk in Central Park
Walk with NCD activists in Central Park and share the mutual benefits of health and discussions about non-communicable diseases in a beautiful setting.
Meet at 12.30 pm at the New York Academy of Medicine.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Sun, 09/11/2011 - 16:31
The NCD Alliance welcomes agreement by leaders of the 193 UN Member States on a Political Declaration recognizing the scale of the global NCD crisis and the urgent need for action ahead of a High-Level Meeting of the UN General Assembly on 19-20 September.
Submitted by micheleann.okol... on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 09:38
Jean Claude Mbanya, IDF President, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Oslo.
To celebrate the occasion, the University’s Institute of Health and Society organised a series of events including two half-day scientific programmes.