Lifestyle Medicine Expert Consultant
Dr Sivaneswaran Poobalasingam was appointed as the Lifestyle Medicine Expert Consultant for the Lifestyle Medicine For Remission of Diabetes Project (WHO-MOH) by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The pilot project on Lifestyle Medicine for Remission of Diabetes by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry Of Health (MOH) will be implemented at a public primary care facility in Negeri Sembilan.
Dr Sivaneswaran developed the “Lifestyle Medicine For Remission of Diabetes” curriculum that was customized to the Malaysian population. Subsequently he trained and upskilled the multi-disciplinary healthcare team that included physicians, nurses, diabetes educators, lab technologists, psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers and medical assistants in the Lifestyle Medicine For Remission Of Diabetes curriculum.