Young Leaders in Diabetes Application deadline extended to 8th June 2017.
The IDF Young Leaders in Diabetes (YLD) Programme was established in 2011 and aims to empower and educate young people living with diabetes to become advocates for themselves and others living with diabetes worldwide. The Young Leaders are committed to raising awareness of diabetes by being a powerful voice for prevention, education, access to quality care improved quality of life, and the end of discrimination worldwide.
The programme runs over a two year period commencing at the IDF World Congress in Abu Dhabi in December 2017. Successful candidates will be expected to fund the travel to Abu Dhabi for the training, but accommodation and food costs will be covered by the YLD programme.
Successful candidates will be expected to conduct a project; Diabetes NZ will require regular reporting on YLD activities over the 2 year programme.