The Indian Association for Study of the Liver is a non-profit, organization meeting the educational and scientific needs of nearly 1000 physicians, mainly gastroenterologists and hepatologists, as well as researchers and basic scientists. INASL organizes one Annual Meeting and one National Meeting in association with Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) and Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI).
It also organizes two to six Single Theme Meetings during the year to stimulate research, providing practice guidelines and guiding preventive and therapeutic decisions. The goal of the association is to promote the discipline of hepatology in India.
Its objectives include:
- Dissemination of knowledge related to hepatobiliary diseases to healthcare providers, basic scientists and lay public.
- Promotion of research in hepatobiliary diseases in relation to pathophysiology, treatment and prevention.
- Development of training programs in the field of hepatology.