Youth Diabetes Action

Address :
B17, 9/F, Block B, Merit Industrial Centre,
94 To Kwa Wan Road, To Kwa Wan,
Kowloon
Hong Kong, China
Telephone number :
+852-25443362
Email :
support@yda.org.hk
Website :
http://www.yda.org.hk
Facebook :
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hong-Kong-Juvenile-Diabetes-Association/119848401398?fref=ts
LinkedIn :
http://www.linkedin.com/company/hong-kong-juvenile-diabetes-association
Founded in :
2001
Member of IDF since :
2011
Number of members :
1574

About

The Youth Diabetes Action (YDA) was founded in 2001, and is a registered Hong Kong charity and a member of the Hong Kong Council of Social Services. YDA’s mission is to support children and adolescents with diabetes and their families in Hong Kong. Their objectives are:

  • To be an advocate for children and adolescents with diabetes
  • To improve the communication with and support to children and adolescents with diabetes and their family members
  • To promote community awareness and knowledge of diabetes’ effect on children and adolescents
  • To organize, promote and execute educational, social, and other programmes for children and adolescents with diabetes, their family members, and the public
Mission

To support children and adolescents with diabetes and their families in Hong Kong

Vision

No child being held back because of diabetes

Main Focus

YDA concentrates on family sharing events, organising activities for children, educating parents, and developing public awareness to overcome the prejudice and difficulties children with diabetes have to overcome at school and in the community.

Activities

Learn more bout activities organised by the Association for World Diabetes Day.
World Diabetes Day 2014
http://www.yda.org.hk/?p=2041 

Health Education:
Diabetes Conference 2016
http://www.yda.org.hk/?p=3651 
http://www.yda.org.hk/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/44_YDA_Magazine_final.pdf 

Activities for members: visit here

Publications & Newsletters

Download their latest annual report (2015)

Download their newsletters

Message from the President

Ms Fina Cheng "Youth Diabetes Action” has been serving families living with diabetes since 2001. As a member of IDF, we are able to share experiences with other member organisations from around the world, especially at the annual conference. We share support and advocacy goals for our members in raising awareness of diabetes and assessing global trends. We are also strong supporters of World Diabetes Day in Hong Kong."

 

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