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.
Population: 114,975,406 (2011 est.)
GDP per capita (PPP): $15,100 (2011 est.)
Total expenditure on health per capita: $846 (Intl $, 2009)
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.