The State of Art Education Initiative

About SASSM School Bangladesh

SASSM at the beginning of 2012, a group of highly respected Sexual Medicine specialists from India decided to take action on the clear need and willingness to found a new professional society for sexual medicine in the South Asian region.

As a result, they formed a founding steering committee and worked on setting up the new South Asian Society for Sexual Medicine (SASSM), which was established in August 2012.

SASSM School, Bangladesh at the beginning of 2017, a group of highly respected Sexual Medicine Specialists from the Bangladesh area decided to take action on the clear need and willingness to found a new professional society for sexual medicine in the SASSM. As a result, they formed a founding committee and worked on setting up the new SASSM School, Bangladesh for Sexual Medicine, which was established in March 2017. The first scientific activity of the newly established SASSM School, Bangladesh was the organization of the 1st Sexual Medicine Training Course of SASSM School, Bangladesh and also decided to generate some funds from International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) for this three days course. By considering the importance of this course regarding sexual health ISSM have granted a fund. After that the 1st SASSM School, Bangladesh Training course was held from 23- 25 September 2017 with an outstanding success.

Aim: The SASSM School, Bangladesh is a state of art education initiative of SASSM Bangladesh. It is a Not for Profit Organization Whose Aims are to-

  • Encourage the highest standards of practice, education and research in the field of human sexuality and sexual medicine in Bangladesh.
  • To develop scientific methods for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions affecting human sexual- reproductive function.
  • To promote the publication of medical and scientific literature in the field of sexual – reproductive function.

Our Vision

Every human being has the right to a healthy and satisfying sexual life.

Our Mission

To be the most respected and trusted source of information, education and professional development on human sexual health through the delivery of world-class publications, research findings, online and in person opportunities for knowledge exchange, world-wide.


Knowledge Dissemination & Global Outreach:

ISSM will play a leading role to ensure that the latest evidence-based scientific developments in the field of sexual medicine reach the entire target audience of both male and female sexual health practitioners but also of patients around the world and will help to extend their knowledge into countries and areas in countries where this needs to be improved.

International Collaboration & Diversification:

ISSM will make efforts to increase diversity within its membership and its professional development activities, focused on the full spectrum of healthcare professionals that treat human sexual health and cover both male and female sexual dysfunctions. The business model with affiliated organizations will be aligned focused on collaboration and mutual growth.

Financial Strengthening & Fund Allocation:

ISSM will ensure that it builds and sustains a financially sound organization that can support the achievement of its mission. ISSM will consistently maintain a strong

financial performance and internal controls. ISSM will safeguard its current financial resources and will also identify new net revenue producing programs and services.

Structural Organization, Management & Communication:

ISSM will focus on strengthening the organizations position internally as well as externally by investing in improved communications, marketing and staff support with the goal to generate more awareness, appreciation, and support for sexual medicine/health among ISSM’s target audiences.

Executive Members

Prof. AKM Anwarul Islam
Prof. M A Salam
Deputy Director
Prof. Rowshan Ara Begum
Deputy Director
Prof. Md. Golam Rabbani
Deputy Director
Prof. Md. Jahangir Kabir
Deputy Director
Prof. Rashed Md. Khan
Deputy Director
Prof. Hafizur Rahman
Deputy Director
Dr. Mohammad Shamsul Ahsan
Asst. Professor, Psychiatry, BSMMU
Prof. Sheikh Zinnat Ara Nasreen
Principle & Head of Department
ZH Sikder Medical College
Executive Member
Dr. Shahjada Selim
Asst. Professor, Endocrinology, BSMMU
Executive Member
Dr. Md. Abu Hena Chowdhury
Skin & VD
Executive Member
Dr. Muntasir Maruf
Assist. Professor, Psychiatry, NIMH
Executive Member