The International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD) is a professional organization whose aims are to promote clinical and basic science, research, education and advocacy in children, adolescents and young adults with diabetes. The strength of ISPAD lies in the scientific and clinical expertise in childhood and adolescent diabetes of its members. ISPAD is the only international society focusing specifically on all types of childhood diabetes.
The Life for a Child program was established in 2000 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) in response to the desperate situation facing many young people with type 1 diabetes in less-resourced countries. Since inception, the program has been managed by Diabetes NSW in Sydney, Australia.The vision of Life for a Child is that no child should die of diabetes.
Continuing Medical Education points are provided through our programs for healthcare physicians and nurses by EACMED (Egyptian Association of Continuing Medical Education Development) which is required by all doctors for the renewal of their medical license.