Published Date: Dec 14, 2015
Dr Mahmood A Khwaja, senior adviser to the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), has been elected president of the International Society of Doctors for Environment for two years.
The unanimous decision was made at the 25th anniversary of ISDE held in Arrezo, Italy. Dr. Khwaja has been member of Board of Directors, ISDE, for several years.
ISDE, formed in 1990, has memberships in over 35 countries, mostly in Europe, Canada, USA and Australia. ISDE members consist of medical doctors and environmentalists, who in the face of growing pollution and environmental decay, are concerned about the rising incidences of pathological conditions related to environmental degradation and are resolved to offer not only answer in terms of medical care but also to advocate, initiate, and promote effective preventive measures/actions.