10th SAASL WEBINAR ON LIVER DISEASES AND COVID-19 (PART-1)

On 26th June, 2021, South Asian Association for the Study Of Liver (SAASL) hosted a webinar in collaboration with PSSLD. Professor Vivek A. Saraswat from India, who is the head of department of Gastroenterology at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute (SGPGI) in Lucknow chaired this event. Dr. Amna Subhan Butt, Associate Professor at the department of gastroenterology of Aga Khan University Hospital and the General Secretary of PSSLD moderated the session. Professor Zaigham Abbas, Professor Rakhi Maiwall from ILBS in India and Dr. Sanjiv Saigal who is Principal Director and Head of Hepatology and Liver Transplant Medicine at Max Super Specialty Hospital in India discussed hepatitis and its different types during covid-19. Professor Syed Muhammad Zahid Azam from the Dow University of Health Sciences, Professor Amit Goel from the SGPGI of Medical Sciences in India, Dr. Ali Nazeem, Senior Consultant in Medicine from Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Maldives and Dr. Achini Diana Withanachchi Consultant at General Hospital in Sri Lanka were the panelists of this webinar. Many people from around the world joined this session and appreciated the speakers for spreading awareness via this informative webinar.