Diabetes New Zealand is calling for applications for the IDF Young Leaders in Diabetes Programme to be held in Vancouver, Canada, in late November, 2015 . It’s a truly exciting opportunity for a young person with diabetes to represent New Zealand and be a voice for young people affected by diabetes around the world.
Details about the programme and an application form are available from email@example.com
The key requirements for applicants are that they are aged 18 - 30 years, have diabetes, and are committed to developing and leading a diabetes related project in New Zealand on their return from the programme.
Applications should be sent to Karen Reed, Diabetes NZ’s IDF Champion - firstname.lastname@example.org - by no later than Tuesday 7 April 2015.
Early bird closes 28 March 2015
Details and registration at:
see "Meetings" for more information
Acceptance advised 25 March 2015
NZSSD professional development award - applications close 1 August, 1 November, 1 February and 1 May see "awards and grants" for further information
discuss with your local provider / DHB for further information
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NZSSD is an incorporated society that is open to those involved in the care of people with diabetes. It has over 400 members including diabetes specialist physicians, diabetes specialist nurses, podiatrists, dietitians, ophthalmologists, general physicians, family doctors, community health workers and allied industries.
NZSSD is the national advisory body on scientific and clinical diabetes care and standards. NZSSD's objectives are to promote the study of diabetes and the best standards of care of diabetes in New Zealand. It also provides the national reference source in the subject.
All opinions and position statements are approved by the NZSSD Executive before being posted on this website
NZSSD holds an Annual Scientific Meeting with local and overseas speakers and presentation of original papers. The executive of NZSSD arbitrates the award of research grants in the field and also sponsors a professional development scholarship for non-medical members.
NZSSD publishes “Newsweet”, a quarterly newletter to members. Media enquiries should be directed to the President or Chairman.
NZSSD administers awards and grants - refer to "Awards and Grants"
In 2015 the following grants will be available:
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