Population: 4,690,939 (2010 est.)
GDP per capita (PPP): $4,500 (2009 est.)
Total expenditure on health per capita: $167 (Intl $, 2009)
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 16:23
Dr Graham Ogle, LFAC General Manager, recently travelled to Arusha, Tanzania, to participate in the inaugural African Diabetes Congress. Organised by the IDF Africa Region, the event brought together key stakeholders and leaders in the arena of diabetes and other non-communicable diseases, to discuss ambitions, priorities and actions for change within the Africa region.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 17:35
The International Diabetes Federation's Life for a Child (LFAC) Programme is now supporting over 10,000 children with diabetes in developing countries, reaching the milestone target that was set at a landmark meeting in London in 2008.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Fri, 07/13/2012 - 15:50
The DREAM Trust in Nagpur, India has begun a very exciting project, in collaboration with the IDF Life for a Child Programme, aimed at assisting the education of children and youth with diabetes to give them the best possible chance for employment and self-sufficiency.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Fri, 06/22/2012 - 14:23
Angie Middlehurst, Education Manager/Diabetes Educator of the IDF Life for a Child (LFAC) Programme, travelled to Fiji on a June weekend to help at the kids and teens diabetes camp conducted yearly by the Head of Paediatrics, Dr Rigamoto Taito and local health professionals from Lautoka, Suva and Labasa Hospitals. LFAC has assisted children and young people in Fiji since 2000 but this was the first time the programme had sent an educator to a camp.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 10:25
The International Diabetes Federation's Life for a Child Programme continues to go from strength to strength. In 2011, another seven countries joined the programme with increasing numbers of young people receiving vital insulin, syringes and monitoring supplies. Important progress was also made in developing online educational resources and building the knowledge base that will help strengthen the response to the diabetes epidemic.
Total population: 88,069,000(July 2011 est.)
GDP per capita (PPP): $3,300 (2011 est.)
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2009): $213
In-country partner: Children's Hospital 2 (Dr Huynh Thi Vu Quynh & colleagues)
Total population: 6,961,049 (July 2011 est.)
GDP per capita (PPP): $900 (2011 est.)
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2009): $57
In-country partner: Centre ATD d’Accueil et de Prévention du Diabète (Dr K.P. Tossou & colleagues) & Togoverein
Total population: 6,952,000 (July 2011 est.)
GDP per capita (PPP): $2,000 (2011 est.)
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2009): $105
In-country partner: Republican Endocrinology Centre (Dr Salomat & colleagues) & Operation Mercy Tajikistan (Dr Lauren McGill)
Total population: 190,291,129 (July 2012 est.)
GDP per capita (PPP): $2,800 (2011 est.)
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2009): $63
In-country partner: Baqai Institute of Diabetology & Endocrinology (Professor Yakoob Ahmedani & colleagues)