Korean Diabetes Associationís 2003 PR Activities Review
February 25, 2005
Highlights and future trends. in Mongolian Diabetes Healthcare
February 25, 2005
Using Mass Media to Enhance Early Detect and management of DM in Korea: Nursing Perspective
February 26, 2005
Don't Ignore Diabetes Pilot Campaign
Executive Summary of Strategies
DID Exec Summary of Strategies.zip
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The Dec 9, 2002 issue of TIME magazine (Asia edition) has extensive coverage of diabetes in Asia. They lead with the observation that "Diabetes is becoming an Asian epidemic, and its victims are younger than ever. What's behind the crisis?" Read the articles on the journal or on the Web here: (http://www.time.com/time/asia/covers/1101021209/)
World Diabetes Day is being commemorated with the theme: "Your Eyes and Diabetes: Don't Lose Sight of the Risks". The documentation and publicity materials are available on the IDF website (http://www.idf.org/home/index.cfm?node=355)
The International Diabetes Federation has published an International Curriculum for Diabetes Health Professional Education. It is intended for worldwide use as a resource for planning and running courses for Diabetes Educators. Quoting from the foreword, this Curriculum "can be used in full to conduct comprehensive programmes or in part for short workshops. It can be readily adapted to meet the different and special needs of local health professionals, institutions and organizations." The full text of the curriculum can be downloaded from the IDF website (http://www.idf.org/home/index.cfm?unode=2A58256B-74F7-4C8F-96C9-6388344866D2)
A WPDD Workshop was held in the context of the 3rd World Congress on the Prevention of Diabetes and Its Complications and the 4th Hong Kong Congress on Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk Factors. The WPDD Workshop reviewed National Diabetes Prevention Programs and produced a Consensus Statement on the Prevention of Diabetes.
"Type 2 Diabetes: Practical Targets and
Third edition launched at IDF-WPR Congress in Beijing.
1. Regional Meeting for the development of a plan of action for
the WPDD, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2. The WPDD Steering Committee meeting in Kuala Lumpur.
Pacific Health Ministers Meeting in Madang, Papua New Guinea formulated
the Madang Commitment that emphasized the need for a regional intervention
on diabetes in the Pacific Island countries.
The WPDD meeting in Sydney, Australia. Regional Workshop on Diabetes
and NCD Activity in the Western Pacific Region, Australian Centre
for Diabetes Strategies, AusAID, WHO/WPRO, IDF/WPR and SPC.
1. Resolution WPR/RC51.R5 endorsed the WPDD at the 51st session
of the Regional Committee for the Western Pacific Region Meeting
2. "A Call for Action" for prevention and control of obesity by
WHO/WPR /SPC /IOTF Obesity Meeting, in Samoa.
The WPDD and the Plan of Action were drafted and agreed by the
participants and key stakeholders : IDF/WPR, WHO/WPRO and SPC. The
meeting was held in Kuala Lumpur and hosted by Malaysia.
"Call to Action" on diabetes and the development of an eight-point
draft for the WPDD made jointly by IDF/WPR and WHO/WPRO at the regional
congress of IDF/WPR held in Sydney, Australia.