Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver lends his significant support in an article in The Sun newspaper highlighting the epidemic of obesity in the young.
Let's hope other lumiaries in the culinary world will add their voices and support Jamie Oliver's petition to the UN Secreatry General.
The European Chronic Disease Alliance’s request to European Heads of States on the occasion of the UN Summit on NCDs on 19 and 20 September in New York
The International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD) announce the 37th Annual Meeting - ISPAD 2011, which takes place in Miami Beach, Florida, October 19th – 22nd, 2011
Full details at http://2011.ispad.org
Shaping the future of research in Europe for the benefit of people with diabetes
This is the first symposium of its kind EURADIA has organised. The programme has the DIAMAP project as its basis and there is an excellent group of speakers participating in the event.
The content is tailored to non-scientists and will be of interest to people with diabetes, industry, and policy makers.
Date: Monday, 12 September 2011, 14.30 - 17.30
Venue: Hotel Olissippo Oriente (Pequim Room) (6 mins walk fro EASD conf)
A highly pertinent response from EPF.
Please see the related documents at this web page
The UN General Assembly in its resolution A/RES/65/238 decided that a high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases shall be held on 19 and 20 September 2011 in New York. The high level meeting shall address the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases worldwide, with a particular focus on developmental and other challenges and social and economic impacts, particularly for developing countries. It will include an opening and closing plenary, as well as three thematic round tables addressing the following topics:
Submitted by mfelton on Sat, 19/03/2011 - 19:16
This is the new site. The content is mainly the same as the old at the moment but there will be more frequent additions of news and more facilities in due course e.g. a FEND Forum.
What is different?
More interactivity for FEND members:
- you can add comments to articles
- join or renew FEND membership online
- pay membership subscription online
- register for conference online
- members can update your own contact details
- discussion forum for exchanging ideas