IDF general

IDF

100 Days to Act on NCDs: Launch of WHO Consultation

Profile of a champion

Name: Phil Southerland

Title: CEO of Team Type 1, IDF’s newest Blue Circle Champion and a diabetes thought leader

Ultimate quest: To change the face of diabetes on a global scale

Blogger's view

Based on an interview with Sysy Morales, Creator of The Girls' Guide to Diabetes

Five Questions with...

Can you tell us about your role and position at IDF? 

Chile in the spotlight

Fundación Diabetes Juvenil de Chile
Based on interview with Cesar Velasco, President, Fundación Diabetes Juvenil de Chile

About the Association and President
Cesar Velasco is President and co-creator of the Fundación Diabetes Juvenil de Chile

IDF Quarterly News - June 2011

CEO'S Message - June

IDF: Creating a ripple effect for diabetes advocacy

Resources

Education is an integral component of the diabetes management and care. All health professionals need access to proven, effective, professional education about diabetes.

Resources produced by the Diabetes Education Consultative Section (DECS) for the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) are designed to improve the profile of education and the expertise of diabetes educators and other health professionals.

Currently, these resources consist of the following:

2010

IDF President addresses Commonwealth Health Ministers

Speaking in Geneva on 15 May, IDF President Jean Claude Mbanya made the keynote address at the opening session of the Commonwealth Health Minister’s Meeting. In his speech, titled “NCDs and the Commonwealth: Changing the Future”, the IDF President recalled the growing global dimensions of the epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which now kills 36 million people every year.

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