hrp0095rfc8.4 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

Developing a regional Southeast Asia diabetes healthcare professional network and webinars programme initiative during the pandemic

Sze May Ng , Lek Ngee , Sahakitrungruang Ngee , Pheng Chan Siew P , Yong Lai Mee , Yazid Jalaludin Muhammad , Thao Bui Muhammad , Nyi Nyi Soe , Ficheroulle Anne-Charlotte , Toomey Charles

Background: In 2020, the average glycaemic index of Type 1 diabetes (T1D) in Southeast Asia (SEA) countries were reported to be at around 83mmol/mol. In many low-middle-income countries (LMICs) in SEA, insufficient infrastructure, lack of universal health coverage and professional knowledge are factors that affect T1D outcomes that adversely affect mortality and morbidity. Action4diabetes (A4D) currently provides comprehensive partnership programmes with defin...