History of YDA

2001
2005 sports day

Founded the Hong Kong Juvenile Diabetes Association (HKJDA) with the vision that no child held back for diabetes

2001
2001 HKJDA magazine

Published first edition of our newsletter

2004
Launched the Sponsor a Child Programme
2004
2007 Youth Camp
Developed the first Diabetes Camp
2004
Held the first Diabetes Conference
2006
Established the first Youth Ambassador programme
2007
2007Hopewell WDD light up
Lighted up the Hopewell Center in blue on the World Diabetes Day
2007
The first Spring Fling Gala Dinner and raised over HKD$3 million
2008
Established the Medical Advisory Committee
2009
Launched HKJDA website
2011
Registered as member of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF)
2013
YDA logo
Renamed as Youth Diabetes Action (YDA)
2013
Hired the first social worker for counselling and specialised support for children and families with diabetes
2013
Launched CGM Device On-loan Programme
2013
Launched Mentorship Programme
2014
Launched the Diabetes School Care Plan
2014
2014-Ride-to-Cure
Led fundraising event “Ride for Youth Diabetes” in Taiwan
2015
2015 Hike for YDA
Introduced the first Hike for Youth Diabetes
2015
Hosted Diabetes Symposium for School Nurses and Teachers
2015
Launched Parents and Peer Support hotline
2016
Set up the first Hong Kong Childhood Diabetes Registry
2016
2016 Grand opening of CoE
Grand opening of the YDA Centre for Excellence
2016
Established the first Blue November campaign to mark World Diabetes Day
2016
2016 Ms Sophia Chan receiving the white paper petition
Advocated funding for medical consumables for children and youth with Type 1 Diabetes in Hong Kong
2018
2018 GreaterChinaYouth Camp 3
Led the Greater China Children Diabetes Camp
2019
Becoming a member of the Community Chest
2019
Homepage
Launched new YDA website
2019
Launched Hospital Outreach service
2020
Diabetes Handbook
Published the YDA Children Diabetes handbook and Jumpstart kit