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Dear Colleagues,

It is a great pleasure to invite you to the APASL – STC!

PSSLD is enjoying the privilege to invite all the participants, speakers, students, delegates, sponsors, exhibitors to attend this international conference on Hepatitis; which is going to be held on December 6-8 2019 in Islamabad, Pakistan.

It will be organized under the theme "Elimination of Viral Hepatitis by 2030 - From Dream to Reality" which covers wide range of critically important sessions that deals with the current research & development in the field of Hepatitis and Liver diseases and also, dynamics of the new treatment methods which are in practice to treat various diseases in easier way. It will feature highly respected internationally renowned speakers who will share, discuss, debate, and explore significant new developments and scientific advancements that will impact the elimination of viral hepatitis. Sessions will include presentations by eminent researchers on evidence-based clinical research. We hope the conference will act as a platform to facilitate interaction and research networking among academia, practicing doctors and the scientific audience.

Let me congratulate all young graduates and post graduate trainees from all medical colleges and hospitals of Pakistan who intend to participate in this event. I would like to take this opportunity to convey a simple message to all of you, learning must be among the first things with which you need to adhere. The next one is compassion, a quality that cannot be measured and yet without it, we can never succeed in our dream of eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030. It is compassion that motivates all of us to reach to this noble objective. I invite you to contribute toward this objective and without your contribution; this dream can’t be transformed to reality.

PSSLD is going to introduce for the first time online submission of abstracts. Presenting Authors are requested to create an account and submit an abstract for review according to the given guidelines. Should you require any assistance or have a query about online submission, contact .

APASL-STC will not only give the stage to share thoughts but acts as a forum of interest, discussion and information for clinical hepatologists, consultant medical specialists, family physicians, post graduate trainees, and students too. In line with other PSSLD events, we will count on the active participation of all professionals.

We look forward to welcoming and meeting you at Islamabad in this major APASL event.

Event Speakers

Here are some of our speakers

Event Schedule

Here is our event schedule

Event Venue

Islamabad Serena Hotel

Address: Opposite Convention Centre، Khayaban-e-Suhrwardy, G-5, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory 44000

Phone: (051) 2874000



General Information

  • The official language of the meeting is English, simultaneous translation will not be provided.

  • In December temperatures in Islamabad range from 20C - 25C.

  • The time zone in Pakistan is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) + 5 hour.

  • The Pakistan monetary system is the RUPEE (PKR). foreign currency may be changed at banks during normal banking hours (0900-1600), at hotels, at airports and in exchange offices. All major credit cards are acceptable in most hotels, restaurants and shops.

  • The organizer is not able to take any responsibility whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property during the meeting. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

  • A personal letter of invitation can be send to the participants. The request must be sent by 30th October 2019 to

  • Participants are requested to check with the Pakistani embassy/consulate in their home country or with their travel agency for visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Wasim Jafri

  • Prof. Masood Siddiq

  • Prof. Zaigham Abbas

  • Prof. Wasim Jafri

    Prof. Saeed Hamid

    Prof. Masood Siddiq

    Prof. Zaigham Abbas

  • Dr. Faisal Wasim

  • Prof. Shahab Abid

    Prof. Amjad Salamat

    Prof. Javaid Aslam Butt

    Prof. Khalid Mahmood

    Prof. Qazi Masroor

    Prof. Zahid Azam

    Dr. Amna Subhan

    Dr. Altaf Baqir Naqvi

    Dr. Sharbat Khan

    Dr. Arshad Abbasi

    Prof. A. A Durrani

    Prof. Sadik Memon

    Prof. Muzaffar Latif Gill

    Prof. Tassawar Hussain

    Prof. Ghias-Un Nabi Tayyab

    Prof. Shoib Shafi

    Dr. Mohammad Salih

    Dr. Lubna Kamani

    Dr. Adil Naseer

    Dr. Sadik Achakzai


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