Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 11/23/2011 - 15:10
A group of 20 amateur cyclists from Tasmania, Australia, led by adventurer Caroline Thomas, who has type 1 diabetes, recently completed a 12 day, 600km adventure ride through Sri Lanka. With support from local guides, the group, some with diabetes, travelled from Colombo to Polonnaruwa raising money and awareness of diabetes.
CHILD FAMILY/EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS
1. Fact sheets
Source:Australian Diabetes Council in Sydney, Australia.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 09/21/2011 - 16:09
The IDF Life for a Child Programme is very grateful to have received the generous support of 9 year-old Lilly Branka, a young girl with type 1 diabetes treated at the Joslin Diabetes Center in the USA.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 16:59
The Meriden School in Strathfield, Sydney, Australia hosts a dance each year for students in Years 7 to 9. The dance is organised by the School's Interact Club (a junior Rotary Club). $5,000 Australian dollars (USD 5,250) was raised from the dance, and this was donated to the IDF Life for a Child programme. The pictures shows Dr. Graham Ogle (General Manager of the programme) with members of the Interact Club.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 11:02
IDF is delighted to announce that the The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has agreed a grant of US$1.193 million over two years for IDF’s Life for a Child programme (LFAC).
This is the first time the Helmsley trust, a private New York-based foundation, has donated to IDF.
This tremendous success follows on from last year’s grant from the Fondation de l’Orangerie and its donors and is now the largest in cash donation that LFAC has ever received.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Thu, 07/14/2011 - 17:19
The International Diabetes Federation's Life for a Child Programme has published its Annual Report 2010, showcasing the many highlights of a successful year. Key achievements included eight new countries joining the programme, bringing the total to 28, and a twofold increase in the number of children supported, with an additional 3,500 young people receiving insulin through Life for a Child.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 07/04/2011 - 10:53
On 1-4 June, IDF Corporate Partner Boehringer Ingelheim continued its support for the Federation's Life for a Child Programme by raising funds with a special activity organised at their booth during the annual meeting of the German Diabetes Association (DiabetesDE) in Leipzig.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 05/25/2011 - 17:50
'In the Hearts of Africa', the second in the Life for a Child documentary film series, has been awarded the Silver Medal at the Houston International Film Festival, which recently took place on 8-17 April.
Filmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, "In the Hearts of Africa" features children with type 1 diabetes in the country, following their day-to-day lives as they struggle to survive in the impoverished capital city of Kinshasa.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Thu, 05/12/2011 - 16:25
The International Diabetes Federation is delighted to announce that T1D Exchange - a type 1 diabetes data exchange will support IDF’s Life for a Child Programme. T1D is a new not for profit project that hopes to become the largest type 1 diabetes study ever. It comprises of three components; a clinical registry, biobank, and web-based patient portal.
La Programa Life for a Child es el destinatario de una donación muy generosa de la Fondation de l'Orangerie y sus donantes. La donación, que se extenderá durante un período de dos años, ayudará a garantizar la sostenibilidad y la expansión de Life for a Child.