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Diabetes in Europe: the state of play - EU Diabetes Working Group meeting

What is the state of play for diabetes in Europe? What actions can be done at EU level to curb the diabetes epidemic and what should be the priorities for the EU institutions?

Date: 
Tue, 05/05/2015

Joint letter to WHO Europe: Public Health NGOs support nutrient profile model

To Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, Regional Director World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe

 

Dear Dr Jakab,

We, the undersigned organisations, strongly support and endorse the WHO nutrient profile model as a scientifically sound basis for policy action.

Apply for the 2015 IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes

This year again IDF Europe will recognize commitment, excellence and innovation in Diabetes by rewarding a prize to two individuals who are striving to make life better for people with diabetes and those at risk. The two categories are Young Researcher and Long-Standing Achievement.  

Join the IDF Europe team as part of the 2015 Staff Exchange Programme

For the 5th consecutive year, IDF Europe is continuing its Member Associations Staff Exchange Programme. If you are working for an IDF Europe member association, apply for this unique opportunity to join the IDF Europe-team and work in Brussels in a dynamic and international environment for 6 months (July to December 2015).

Apply for the 2015 IDF Europe Youth Leadership Camp!

Join a group of youth advocates from all across Europe to share your challenges and triumphs and learn from each other's experience at the 2015 IDF Europe Youth Leadership camp. This year's camp will be held from 13 to 19 July 2015 in the Papendal Sports Centre, in Arnhem, The Netherlands. IDF Europe looks forward to working together with the Bas van de Goor Foundation.

Our February policy update is here!

Our February 2015 News Update is here!

From the new WHO nutrient profile model to help curb marketing of unhealthy foods to children to the the call to save the EU School Fruit Scheme, find out about the latest policy and advocay developments in diabetes and health related issues.

Call on EU to save the School Fruit Scheme

Don't pass the salt: European Chronic Diseases Alliance calls on EU action to reduce excessive salt intake

High dietary salt intake is linked to hypertension, stroke, heart failure, kidney disease, kidney stones, stomach and colon cancer. Population-wide salt reduction is therefore a critical component of public health efforts to address these major threats.

The European Chronic Diseases Alliance (ECDA) has just published a position paper calling on EU action to protect European citizens' health and reduce excessive salt intake.

Errata - Policy Puzzle 4th edition

The online version for download of the 4th edition of Diabetes in Europe: Policy Puzzle is the most correct and up to date.

Printed versions contain the following errors:

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