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World Diabetes Day 2015: make healthy eating a right not a privilege

World Diabetes Day: Protecting our right to health

On occasion of World Diabetes Day 2015, Dr Tim Lobstein (Director of Policy of the World Obesity Federation) has written the following article on how the right to food is an essential human right. You can also read it on the World Obesity Federation’s website.

IDF Diabetes Atlas Seventh Edition

New Diabetes Atlas global figures have been released. Find out more about diabetes in 2015.

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Diabetes Voice Digital Issue November 2015

The November digital edition of Diabetes Voice is now available to view and download.

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IDF and ISPAD sign agreements to improve care for children with diabetes

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent  Diabetes (ISPAD) have signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) aligning both organisations and improving the flow of best practices. The agreements were signed by the presidents of IDF and ISPAD during the annual EASD meeting in Stockholm in September.

World Obesity Day: How will the World Health Assembly meet its 2025 targets?

IDF Framework for Action on Sugar

IDF Recognised Education Programme launches new call for applications

The International Diabetes Federation has launched a new call for applications for its Recognised Education Programme. The programme recognises courses offered by organisations for health professionals in diabetes education and management that are consistent with the IDF International Curriculum for Health Professionals in Diabetes.

World Diabetes Day practical guide

Get involved in the World Diabetes Day 2015 campaign: download the WDD practical guide and share the 1st infographic, Healthy eating - a right, not a privilege.

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IDF volunteer recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

Former International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Vice-President Debbie Jones was recently recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2015. The honours system, published every year on New Year and on the Queen's official birthday in June, recognises individuals who have made achievements in public life and improved the lives of others.