South Asian Association
for Study of the Liver

SAASL is constituted to foster greater cooperation amongst the hepatologists of South Asian region and their national associations, and translate the advances in hepatology into greater benefits for the practitioners of hepatology as well as the citizens of South Asian countries.

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Our Mission

SAASL constituted in Dhaka on October 6, 2012 aims to

  •   Foster co operation among hepatologists
  •   Enable knowledge flow of advances in hepatology
  •   Promotion, Prevention and cure of liver diseases in South Asia
  •   Create awareness among citizens
  •   Promotion of Research in hepatobiliary diseases
  •   Promote the discipline of hepatology
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The Executive Committee

Committed to take SAASL forward

Prof.Saeed S Hamid


The Ibn-e-Sina Chair and Professor
Consultant Gastroenterologist
Department of Medicine
The Aga Khan University & Hospital
Stadium Road,Karachi – 74800 Pakistan.
Phones: +9221 34864661/ 34864660
Fax: +9221 34934294

Prof.Shivaram Prasad Singh

Secretary General

Head, Dept. of Gastroenterology,
S.C.B. Medical College,
Cuttack 753007,Orissa, INDIA.
Tel: +91 671 2505466 [Home]; +91 671 2323624 [Clinic]
Email: ,

Dr. Mamun-Al-Mahtab

Vice Secretary General

Associate Professor,  
Department of Hepatology
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University,
Shahbagh Road
Dhaka 1000,Bangladesh.
Tel: +880-171-1567275
E-mail: ;