BRIDGES

BRIDGES

The Impact of Initiation of an Educational and Preventive Foot Care Center for Subjects with Diabetes in Qingdao, China (RN13-016)

Main institution:

Qingdao Endocrine and Diabetes Hospital

Other institutions:

Qindgao Institute For Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases; Qingdao Municipal Centre for Disease Control; Qingdao Central Hospital; University of Alexandria (Egypt); International Diabetes Federation

Principal investigators:
Lei Zhang; Yanhu Dong; Fenghai Ma; Yuan Sun; Minxiu Yao; Xia Hu
 

Location of the project:

Qingdao, China

Amount allocated:

USD 20.000

Date:

The Establishment of an Educational and Preventive Foot Care Service for Subjects with Diabetes in Zimbabwe (RN13-04)*

Main institution:

Zimbabwe Diabetes Association (ZDA) Research Committee

Other institutions:

University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences (UZCHS); Parirenyatwa Groups of Hospitals; Harare Central Hospital Department of Medicine & Diabetes Clinic; Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC); City of Harare (CoH); Mangwiro Surgery; University of Alexandria (Egypt); International Diabetes Federation

Principal investigators:

Alice Matimba; John Chamunorwa Mangwiro; Lovemore Gwanzura
 

IDF launches new grant programme: BRIDGES Research Net

The International Diabetes Federation is pleased to announce the launch of BRIDGES Research Net, a grant programme that aims to reproduce and implement successful interventions developed by IDF BRIDGES-supported projects.

Since the launch of BRIDGES in 2007, 38 translational research projects in 34 countries have received our support in terms of the provision of both financing and mentoring.

BRIDGES Research Net

A-1: Aim of BRIDGES Research Net

Since its inception in 2008, BRIDGES has been financially supporting 38 projects in 34 countries (including 2 D-START projects). For more information, please visit www.idf.org/bridges

The aim of BRIDGES has always been to support projects which, if successful, can be easily replicated in other parts of the world. BRIDGES Research Net has been developed to facilitate this activity by selecting one successful intervention and sponsoring its dissemination.

Publications

World Guide to IDF Bridges

The World Guide to IDF BRIDGES 2014 provides information on the projects supported by IDF BRIDGES and a series of articles analysing the results and best practices of completed projects in 4 areas: Prevention of diabetes; Improving diabetes care and management; Protecting women’s health; Education to beat diabetes complications.

DS10-A5: A translational randomized trial of culturally specific and cost-effective life style intervention for the prevention of type 2 diabetes in Pakistan (Pakistan Diabetes Prevention Program PDPP)

Main institution:

The Aga Khan University Hospital (Karachi, Pakistan)

Other institutions:

University of Helsinki; International Diabetes Federation

Principal investigators:

Jaweed Akhter; Asma Ahmed

Other investigators:

Romaina Iqbal; Abdul Jabbar; Shehla Zaidi;

Location of the project:

Karachi, Pakistan

Amount allocated:

USD 250.000

Date:

September 1, 2011 – September 1, 2014

Objectives:

DS10-A1: Lifestyle intervention trial programme to prevent type 2 diabetes in Northern province of Ninh binh, Vietnam

Main institution:

National Institute of diabetes and metabolic disorders (Hanoi, Vietnam)

Other institutions:

University of Helsinki; International Diabetes Federation

Principal investigator:

Ta Van Binh

Other investigators:

Do Dinh Tung; Vu Bich Nga; Qing Qiao (University of Helsinki)

Location of the project:

Province of Ninh Binh, Vietnam

Amount allocated:

USD 250.000

Date:

Junel 1, 2011 – June 1, 2014

Objectives:

Projets soutenus

Les quatre premiers tours de financement a donné lieu à la sélection de 38 projets (22 à court terme et 16 à long terme) qui seront soutenu financièrement par BRIDGES.

 

 

 


BRIDGES extends reach into new countries

The 4th round of funding for BRIDGES, IDF’s translational research programme, has broken a new record with 57 applications received from 32 countries.

Following a rigorous screening of all proposed projects by international experts, nine projects have been selected and will be financially supported by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).  

Smile healthy with your diabetes: a translational randomized trial of culturally specific health coaching intervention for patients with diabetes (phase II Denmark) (ST12-050)

Main institution:
 The school of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Other institutions:
Danish Dental Association; Danish Coaching Institute

Principal investigator:
 Ayse Basak Cinar

Other investigators:
 Niels Christian Christiansen; Lone Schou; Esben Boeskov Ozhayat; Azam Bakhshandeh

Location of the project:
 Copenhagen, Denmark

Amount allocated:
USD 51.253

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