KiDS: 10 years of contributing to global well-being

Date and time: 22 Nov 2023, 13:30-14:30 (CET)
Location: Online

Kids and Diabetes in Schools (KiDS) is an International Diabetes Federation (IDF) programme that brings diabetes education to schools to combat diabetes-related stigma and promote healthy lifestyles to tackle preventable type 2 diabetes risk factors, in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.  IDF ,in partnership with the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD) and Sanofi, initiated KiDS in 2013. 

During this webinar, we celebrated a decade of success and reaffirm IDF’s commitment to contributing to the well-being of children and adolescents with diabetes and preventing type 2 diabetes. The panel included expert speakers from IDF, ISPAD, Sanofi and regional governments.  

Speakers included: 

  • Bruno Helman, IDF Programme Coordinator (Brazil) 
  • Prof Akhtar Hussain, IDF President (Bangladesh/Norway) 
  • Dr Rupa Naik, Deputy Director, Directorate of Health Services, Goa State (India) 
  • Olivier Charmeil, Executive Vice President, General Medicines, Sanofi (France) 
  • Fiona Olivier, Global Head Corporate Affairs, General Medicines, Sanofi (France)
  • Prof Gun Forsander, Leader of Diabetes in Schools Interest Group, ISPAD (Sweden)
  • Vivian Xiao, Head of Communications, Sanofi Greater China (China) 

Watch the recording below: 

Do you have questions for our speakers? Let us know by sending them to [email protected]. 

KiDS is an International Diabetes Federation programme supported by an educational grant from Sanofi, in cooperation with the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent in Diabetes (ISPAD)