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Dr. Raghu Ram elected ABSI president

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Dr. P. Raghu Ram
Dr. P. Raghu Ram

Director, KIMS-Ushalakshmi Centre for Breast Diseases, Dr. P. Raghu Ram has been elected president of Association of Breast Surgeons of India (ABSI) for 2015-2016 at the association’s annual general body meeting held at the Post-Graduate Research Institute (PGI), Chandigarh, recently.

The surgeon is the youngest and the first from South India to be elected as president of ABSI that represents general surgeons, surgical oncologists and plastic surgeons practising breast surgery in India, according to a press release.

The breast cancer specialist played a key role in establishing ABSI and was its honorary secretary between 2011-2013.

According to ABSI, Dr. Raghu Ram had recognised the huge disparity in outcomes of patients affected with breast disease, especially breast cancer in the country and there was a need to improve delivery of breast health care in India.


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