Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
The APFSSH was formed for the purpose of promoting the practice of hand surgery and coordinating the educational and scientific research activities of the member hand surgery societies in the Asia-Pacific region.
Its aims are:
a) To maintain liaison and communication between the various societies.
b) To promote the free exchange of knowledge amongst the constituent societies.
c) To enhance the opportunity of hand surgery training through friendly exchange programmes.
d) To disseminate knowledge through publications.
e) To enhance teaching through organising of scientific meetings and regional instructional courses.