Padma Shri Awardee Dr K K Aggarwal has been elected as the president-elect of Confederation of Medical Associations of Asia and Oceania (CMAAO).
CMAAO represents 19 member National Medical Associations (NMAs).
Dr Aggarwal will take charge as the president of CMAAO on September 5, 2019 at Goa.
A leading cardiologist, Dr Aggarwal was the past national president of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the first vice president of CMAAO and an advisor to the ethics committee, World Medical Association.
Dr Aggarwal, who is currently the president of Heart Care Foundation Of India (HCFI), was elected to CMAAO at the 2018 General Assembly held at Penang, Malaysia.