On behalf of the organizing committee, it gives us an immense pleasure to welcome you all to Dharan, Nepal on “South East Asia Diabetes Foundation Conferences”-2017. The aim of this conference is to share experiences and evidences among national and international medics and paramedics of South East Asia and provide continuing medical education to its members for professional development and assisting in improving the quality of health services to the public.

This year’s theme is “Quality diabetic care beyond sociocultural barriers”. Caring diabetic in South Asia is unique due to diverse sociocultural conglomeration. The experts from various fields abroad and home will assemble and justify the phenomenon.

Please mark 4th and 5th November 2017 on your calendar not to miss this international meet. Academic activities like plenary sessions, guest lectures, free papers and poster presentations are scheduled on program dates.
The conference will also be unique as it will offer an opportunity to learn from the experts in different fields and will create an environment to interact and build new relationships with the colleagues across the regions. As per our continued effort to promote the undergraduate, post graduate and DM resident will be encouraged to participate in free paper and poster presentation sessions. We humbly request all the participants to interact and participate in discussions to share their ideas, experiences and knowledge for an outstanding scientific meet.

Dharan situated on the foothills of the Mahabharat range is a subtropical city that lies in eastern Nepal at an altitude of 1148 ft (349m). It is assessed by 20 KM drive from national east west highway and Birtnagar domestic airport 40 KM south which runs around 8 flights per day to Kathamndu. Dharan offers gateway to nature like Khumbhakarna and Kunchanjunga mountains, Makalu Barun National Park, KoshiTappu Wildlife Reserve, and serene beauty of hills and Himalayas. It holds divine sacred places of the hindu myths. Dharan offers recreational activities like paragliding, rafting, trekking, waterfall fun, sightseeing and enjoying traditional food and beverages.

We hope you will find the conference intriguing as well as comprehensive. We will make sure that your stay in Dharan, Nepal is comfortable & memorable.
Happy conferencing.

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Prof. Dr. Raj Kumar Rouniyar
(The Vice Chancellor, BPKIHS)
Organizing Committee

Prof. Dr. Amit Varma
President & Founder, SEADF