WEBINAR ON COVID-19: LIVER & GUT

PSSLD hosted a webinar on covid-19 on 19 April, 2020 to increase the awareness about the covid-19 and its critical effects on the liver and digestive system in human body. The virtual meeting was moderated by the Dr. Zahid Azam, Head of Department at Dow University of Health Sciences. Dr. Zaigham Abbas, chairperson of PSSLD and Head of Department of Gastroenterology at Dr. Ziauddin Hopital, Clifton Karachi were also a part of this crucial online session. On the other hand, Dr. Wasim Jafri, professor & associate Dean at Agha Khan University, Dr. Amna Subhan, who is consultant at Agha Khan University, and Dr. Saeed Hamid, Professor, Department of Medicine and Director of the Clinical Trials Unit at The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. This event provided guidelines for hepatic diseases in the context of novel Covid-19. Moreover, the precautions and the possible treatments were discussed at a great length, creating the awareness among liver patients and hepatitis patients.