Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 16:58
One month to go to 14 November and awareness activities are already underway in many countries to mark World Diabetes Day 2012. Here's a look at how diabetes will be in the spotlight in three parts of the world this November:
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 09/26/2012 - 10:16
The World Diabetes Day 2012 campaign aims to link the urgent need for action to the protection of the health of our future generations. Focus is placed on highlighting the importance of education in reducing the impact of diabetes. Send us a short video message explaining how you will be active this world Diabetes Day to educate, engage and empower members of your local community to recognise the importance of early awareness of the risks and dangers of diabetes and promote the lifestyle and environmental interventions that can help make a difference to the health of future generations.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 11:46
In 2011, over 30 countries participated in the first World Diabetes Day flash mob challenge. This year we're continuing the initiative and hope to see even more individuals and associations raise diabetes awareness in a fun and entertaining way.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 08/14/2012 - 15:03
Since 2007, iconic buildings and sites all over the world have been lighting in blue - the colour of the blue circle for diabetes - to mark World Diabetes Day and raise awareness of diabetes. The lightings are testimony to the power of our combined efforts to alter the diabetes landscape and provide a strong visual element to attract attention to the diabetes cause.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Fri, 07/13/2012 - 16:31
With 14 November four months away, it's time to start sending us information about the awareness activities that you will be organising all over the world to mark World Diabetes Day. Whether it is a blue lighting, a diabetes screening, a physical activity event or an activity involving children and young people, let us know what you will be organising:
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Fri, 06/15/2012 - 11:46
Two new World Diabetes Day posters have been created for the World Diabetes Day 2012 campaign - Diabetes: protect our future - to highlight our key messages focussing on the importance of diabetes education and healthy environments in achieving a healthier future for all.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 05/14/2012 - 18:08
The World Diabetes Day 2012 campaign marks the fourth year of the five-year theme on “Diabetes education and prevention.”
The United Nations Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in September 2011 increased the urgency to take action on diabetes. We need to widen awareness of the factors responsible for the global diabetes and NCD epidemic and the solutions that are required to counter it.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Thu, 01/12/2012 - 11:34
A diabetes awareness campaign developed by the Diabetes Association of Sri Lanka - a member association of IDF - for World Diabetes Day 2011 has been recognised as one of the best global advertisements for the week of January 11 by the website bestadsontv.com.