About SASSM


SASSM is the representative body overseeing sexual health in South Asian countries (The southern countries are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The western countries are Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan).


Affiliation of an Existing Sexual Medicine Society to SASSM


The following are minimum requirement to be an Affiliate to SASSM.

The society should be a registered body as per government of India Rules and Regulations.

It should be in existence for at least2years prior to the date of application for membership.

It should have a minimum membership of 50 members and members should consist of individuals with prescribed qualifications as per ISSM by laws.

It should have conducted at least one election and a list of office bearers should be provided.

On submission of a letter of request for affiliation with above documents (photo copies by e-mail or courier / surface post) – Affiliation to SASSM will be considered.


Benefits of Affiliation to Your Society


On Invitation, SASSM will participate in your society’s programs.

SASSM will help in program designing, as needed.

SASSM will aid in identification of experts, as needed.

SASSM will provide literature material, as needed.

SASSM website – will acknowledge your society as an affiliate society and will provide link to your website and will get the benefits of SASSM website developments.

SASSM future programs will acknowledge the Affiliation and also include mailer correspondence to your members.

We will periodically send mailers of ISSM and SASSM activities to your membership.

An Invitation will be sent to nominate one member of your society to the steering committee of SASSM subject to a minimum of 25 members from your association    being registered as SASSM + ISSM members – the nomination will be subject to ISSM / SASSM policies / guidelines.

The steering committee nomination recommendation mentioned above should be on the official letterhead and signed by the president and secretary of the society.


Benefits of this Membership to Your Society Members


ISSM flag ship "Sexual medicine" print copy

Additional journals which is to be started shortly by ISSM

  • Sexual medicine reviews
  • Sexual medicine online

ISSM website -Website access to only members area

Can access ISSM book

Participate in discussions and see on-going discussions

Membership database access

Weekly ISSM update mailers

Discounted registration to ISSM meetings and SASSM meetings


Responsibilities of Steering Committee Members


To provide direction to SASSM & participate in activities of SASSM

Lay down clear policy guidelines

Develop Sexual Medicine in SASSM represented countries and make it multidisciplinary

Participate actively in website development and newsletter of SASSM by contributions

Solicit membership to SASSM

Solicit sponsorship from likeminded companies who are inter ested in Sexual Medicine


Dr Vasan S S / Dr Rupin Shah / Dr Narayan Reddy D
Steering committee – SASSM
South Asian Society For Sexual Medicine

SASSM Secretaiat


SASSM – South Asian Society For Sexual Medicine
C/o MANIPAL ANKUR ANDROLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE SERVICES
#55, 20th Main, 1st Block, Rajajinagar.
Bangalore, Karnataka-560010

Email : info.sassm@gmail.com
Website : www.sassm.in
Ph no : 91-080-49043333


Invitation to International Sexual Medicine Organisations (Excluding India) for SASSM Affiliation


Practioners who are involved in sexual medicine practice from each member country can apply for SASSM steering committee membership


Terms and conditions


Should be in the field of sexual medicine

Qualification criteria should be as per the ISSM / SASSM rules

Additional information may be solicited by SASSM to facilitate selection namely, prior publication, prior meeting attendance, local work or meetings in their respective     country, local support

SASSM will decide on the steering committee request in consultation with ISSM

First meeting of SASSM in Bangalore will decide on these applications


Responsibilities of Steering Committee Members


To provide direction to SASSM & participate in activities of SASSM

Lay down clear policy guidelines

Develop Sexual Medicine in SASSM represented countries and make it multidisciplinary

Participate actively in website development and newsletter of SASSM by contributions

Solicit membership to SASSM in their respective countries

Solicit sponsorship from likeminded companies who are interested in Sexual MedicineDr Vasan S S / Dr Rupin Shah /
   Dr Narayan Reddy D
   Steering committee – SASSM
   South Asian Society For Sexual Medicine