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About Us

We are

Global Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

 or simply GPED

We are a global paediatric non-profit organization since 2010 with a clear Mission: to improve the care of children living in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) and presenting with endocrine disorders or with diabetes through public advocacy, training and education of local health professionals, clinical collaborations and development of translational clinical research.

What is Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes?

Executive Committee

The executive committee of GPED consists of the Officers and a member from each of the following regional societies:


Name, Regional Society

  • Jean-Pierre Chanoine, Secretary General, Treasurer - PES

  • Ze'ev Hochberg, Past Secretary General - ESPE

  • Julia von Oettingen - ISPAD

  • Raul Calzada - SLEP

  • Iroro Yarhere - ASPAE

  • Preeti Dabadghao - ISPAE

  • Reiko Horikawa - JSPE

  • Xiaoping Luo - CSPEM

  • Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin (Yaz) - APPES

  • Asma Deeb - ASPED

  • Jan Lebl - ESPE

  • Elizabeth Davis - APEG

Working Groups

Media and communications

Julia von Oettingen and Aman Pulungan


Information for families and health professionals

Margaret Zacharin


Collegium Telemedicus

Julie von Oettingen and Jaya Sujatha Gopal-Kothandapani (Suji)


Access to medicines

Jean-Pierre Chanoine


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V5Z 4R3

Vancouver, BC


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