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
Based on an interview with Sysy Morales, Creator of The Girls' Guide to Diabetes
Can you tell us about your role and position at IDF?
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: Creating a ripple effect for diabetes advocacy
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:
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 10:23
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.