Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 11:03
The latest IDF Life for a Child Programme update - January 2013 - is now available for download, showcasing the programme's work in Tanzania, Mexico and Pakistan.
Life for a Child is going from strength to strength with over 10,000 children in 41 countries currently being supported.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Sat, 02/02/2013 - 17:29
The IDF Life for a Child Programme has received a welcome financial donation from the diabetes technology firm Timesulin, in support of the Programme’s work in Africa.
Timesulin co-founder and CEO, Mr John Sjölund, met Dr Ogle during the First IDF African Diabetes Congress in Tanzania in July 2012, and sought to contribute directly to Life for a Child’s wide range of activities with this thoughtful donation.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 14:20
As part of its World Diabetes Day 2012 celebrations, IDF Life for a Child Programme partner LifeScan, Inc., part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies, has generously donated one million test strips to children with diabetes in seven countries (Mali, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Guyana, Guatemala) supported by the Programme.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 11:51
The International Diabetes Federation’s Life for a Child Programme is pleased to formally announce the formation of the Life for a Child Medical & Scientific Advisory Group. Composed of International and Country Advisors, the Group’s primary function will be to support the Programme in achieving its vision that “No child should die of diabetes”. Over a two year term (2012-14), advisors will:
The Life for a Child Medical and Scientific Advisory Group was set up to support the Programme in achieving its vision that “No child should die of diabetes”. The group is composed of 26 International Advisors and 70 Country Advisors. Who will:
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 09:53
Cordis EMEA, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, has donated 2,610EUR to the IDF Life for a Child programme. This generous donation was raised during the congress of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE).
Part of the funds will go toward helping the lives of children with diabetes in Eritrea through the Eritrea National Diabetic Association, a partner of the Life for a Child programme. Meters and one year's worth of strips will be provided for around 45 children and youth in the country.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 11/07/2012 - 11:57
International Diabetes Federation partner Boehringer Ingelheim will be continuing their support of the IDF Life for a Child Programme by donating the proceeds of an employee 3km run that will be held at the company's headquarters on November 14 - World Diabetes Day. A total of €20,000 will be donated to the programme. This is the fourth consecutive year that the company organises an initiative in support of Life for a Child.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 15:06
The Fondation de l’Orangerie and its donors have renewed a grant with IDF to support the Life for a Child programme. The renewal is exceptional and demonstrates their strong commitment to IDF’s humanitarian programme. The grant will run for two years and will be used to help introduce and facilitate self-monitoring of blood glucose for thousands of children and youth.
El Dr Graham Ogle, Director General de LFAC, recientemente viajó a Arusha, Tanzania, para participar en el Congreso Africano de Diabetes. Organizado por la región africana de la FID, el evento reunió a un número de partes interesadas y líderes en el área de la diabetes y otras enfermedades no transmisibles, para discutir ambiciosas acciones y prioridades para el cambio dentro de la región africana.