The Pan Arab Liver Transplant Society was established in March 2006 and has made an experimental gathering for examination of all issues identified with liver transplantation in the Arab World including medicinal, moral, social and lawful angles.The PALTS was at first established amid the exercises of the first pan arab congress of liver transplantation held in cairo.The founding board included 21 founding members speaking to all dynamic liver transplant programs in the Arab World around then.
Reason and Mission
1. The Society should advance and empower instruction, exploration and collaboration in the field of liver transplantation between different liver transplant programs in the Arab World.
2. The Society might make an experimental gathering for exchange of all issues identified with liver transplantation in the Arab World including therapeutic, moral, social and legitimate perspectives.
3. The Society might team up with existing national and global associations to:
a. Help with the coordination of endeavors in the definition of projects by doctors, specialists, researchers, and transplant experts in the Arab World.
b. Advocate for patient's interests and to upgrade understanding consideration in the field of liver transplantation.
c. Advance and energize for organ gift in the Arab World.
4. The Society should work together with existing liver transplant programs in the Arab World to make a PanArab Liver Transplant Registry.
5. The Society should sort out gatherings, symposia and congresses and to plan and disseminate distributions and declarations keeping in mind the end goal to satisfy the above targets.
First Liver Transplant in Qatar:
Specialists at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) have played out the initially expired contributor liver transplant in Qatar. The contributor was a 48 yrs Filipino who passed on of a cerebral stroke; and the beneficiary was a 43 yrs Egyptian who had end-stage liver ailment because of Hepatitis C infection.The spearheading liver transplant comes a week after the initiation of the Qatar Center for Organ Transplantation (QCOT).Read More»