EU institutions should engage more politically to induce change in HIV awareness
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Nearly 122,000 are unaware of their HIV infection in Europe. To decrease the number of people who are diagnosed late or are unaware of their infection, new strategies are required to expand targeted HIV testing …

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Let’s put the evidence into practice
30 Sep 2016 – 17:14
Let’s put the evidence into practice

‘At least one of your neighbours, one of your children’s school friends or someone who you see on the bus to work every day might be suffering from the consequences of diabetes milletus. In order …

Let’s take ownership of this public health challenge
30 Sep 2016 – 15:59
Let’s take ownership of this public health challenge

We will never entirely eradicate diabesity, but we can at least prevent a large portion of it. Francesca Colombo, Head, OECD Health Division, says it’s time we took ownership of this public health challenge as …

Making it easier to do the right thing
30 Sep 2016 – 15:57
Making it easier to do the right thing

AstraZeneca believes there is an urgent need for active political action and evidence based policy solutions in treating diabetes milieus. AstraZeneca elaborates on its policy forums and activities to address patients’ unmet needs

Global and national …

Policy recommendations for improved treatment of diabetes
29 Sep 2016 – 11:45
Policy recommendations for improved treatment of diabetes

Diabetes is a growing epidemic, affecting nearly 60 million people across Europe. This major public health issue continues to impose a heavy financial burden on health services, making early and appropriate intervention vitally important.  In …

How food tax policies can lower the risk of Type 2 Diabetes
29 Sep 2016 – 11:25
How food tax policies can lower the risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes prevention programs are an effective individual-level approach to prevent type 2 diabetes in those at high-risk. Dr Nicola Guess, Division of Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences at King’s College London, says food taxation policies are …

We need stronger political mobilisation and investment
29 Sep 2016 – 11:21
We need stronger political mobilisation and investment

Despite several political engagement efforts and the work of international and national diabetes associations across Europe,  Prof Sehnaz Karadeniz, Chair, IDF Europe, believes that the gravity of the situation is not fully understood by many …

Janssen in diabetes: a lifelong commitment
29 Sep 2016 – 10:42
Janssen in diabetes: a lifelong commitment

With the alarming nature of the human cost of diabetes and the increasing prevalence, Jane Griffiths, Group Chairman, Janssen Europe, Middle East and Africa, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Joohnson & Johnson, reiterates the commitments of …

European Commission’s action on health priorities
31 Mar 2016 – 13:14
European Commission’s action on health priorities

In an exclusive interview with Government Gazette, Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, discusses the EU action on cancer, diabetes and healthcare technology
The incidence of prostate cancer and diabetes has significantly increased …

Time to defuse the diabetes time bomb
30 Sep 2015 – 10:00
Time to  defuse the  diabetes time bomb

Identifying problems within diabetes policy, Mayur Mandalia from IDF Europe and co-author of Diabetes in Europe: Policy Puzzle, creates a template for change and shares best practices for tackling the challenge
With over 32 million people …