South Asian Federation for Endocrine Societies (SAFES) was conceived by the daunting fact that challenge of diabetes and endocrine disorders looms large in our society. Despite this eminent danger, there are millions of diabetic patients in rural South Asia who are denied the benefits of Diabetic care.
Member SAFES countries had brain storming sessions for finding ways to work together and discover ways to help these individuals. These fruitful exercises resulted in formation of SAFES. This task force decided to work relentlessly to achieve milestone infield of endocrinology particularly in South Asia region by providing optimum care and relief for our patients.
SAFES were born on 17th January 2013, first Joint meeting and foundation of this federation was laid in host country Sri Lanka, in the picture perfect city of Colombo. Since then biennial academic sessions of the SAFES have been held at the following cities across South Asia: Hyderabad, India in 2013, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2015, Lahore, Pakistan in 2017 and the next meeting will be the SLENDO 2019 at Colombo Sri Lanka, followed by Kathmandu, Nepal in 2021.
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