South Asian Forum for Women Hepatologists Formed
Peoples Time Desk
South Asian Association for the Study of the Liver (SAASL), the professional organization representing Hepatologists of the South Asian countries launched a landmark initiative today. SAASL Women in Hepatology Forum was officially formed today at an webinar, where around 35 lady Hepatologists from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka participated.
The webinar was chaired by Professor S. P. Singh, President, SAASL. Professor Mamun Al Mahtab, General Secretary, SAASL conducted the webinar.
Adhalk Committee of SAASL Women in Hepatology Forum was formed with Dr. Abha Nagral from India as the Chairperson, Dr. Lubna Kamani from Pakistan as Co-Chairperson and Dr. Rokshana Begum from Bangladesh as the Member Secretary.
The first all women webinar on Hepatology by the forum will be held on March 31 on the birthday of Dame Shila Sherlock, the founder of Hepatology.
The forum aims to promote carrier and research in Hepatology in the region as well as women empowerment.