DiaB – Digital education and self-management platform for chronic patients in Vietnam

Delivering digital care services to support chronic disease patients and doctors with disease prevention and these diseases’ complications prevention.

Project start date : 10/11/2020

Beneficiary country : Viet Nam

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Chronic diseases

Fields of application

  • Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)
  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Economic model(s)

  • Income generated by beneficiaries
  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities
  • Advertising
  • Other (please specify)

Target audience

  • Entire population
  • Sick people
  • Pregnant women
  • Patient family/entourage

Project objectives

  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer
  • Connected objects

Technologies used

  • Internet
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor


DIA-B is a virtual healthcare provider for chronic disease patients. Its current key product is a digital lifestyle change program designed for 18 million diabetes and prediabetes patients in Vietnam. Later, DIA-B will expand to serve other types of chronic disease patients.

The available version of DIA-B’s digital product focuses on facilitating the journey a diabetes patient improves their diet, physical activity and blood glucose control. DiaB App not only works as an education platform but also a health indicator management platform where a patient’s blood glucose data can be automatically uploaded from their device to their health profile on the App.

DIA-B has 30+ partnerships with healthcare providers, medical brands, public health communities, and health insurance companies.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

Country of origin : Viet Nam

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

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