24 WORLD GASTROENTEROLOGY NEWS AUGUST 2015 Editorial | Expert Point of View | Gastro 2015: AGW/WGO | WDHD News | WGO & WGOF News | WGO Global Guidelines | Calendar of Events The Hong Kong Society of Gastroenterology Health Exhibition and Annual Meeting Wai-Cheung Lao, FHKCP, FHKAM (Medicine), FRCP (Edin,Glasg) President The Hong Kong Society of Gastroenterology Wanchai, Hong Kong To promote the advancement of gastroenterology, The Hong Kong Society of Gastroenterology continues to organize academic activities. In October and November 2014, our society participated in public education through the 2014 Health Exhibition organized by the medical students of The Hong Kong Universi-ty with a donation and nomination of local speakers. Topics were as follows: • “What’s wrong with your stom-ach?” by Dr. WONG Chi Tak (QEH) • “Gastroenteritis” by Dr. CHAN Man Chun, Jacky (PMH) • “Hepatitis B infection in Hong Kong” by Dr. HUI Yee Tak (QEH) • “OGD and Enteroscopy” by Dr. LEE Ting Lam, Edwin (PYNEH) • “Colorectal cancer and gastric cancer” by Dr. YEUNG Yat Wah (G&H Specialist) On 26 March 2015, the Annual Gen-eral Meeting cum Scientific Meeting was held at the Langham Place Hotel in Mongkok, Hong Kong. At the meeting an honorary fellowship was bestowed upon Dr. D. Nageshwar Reddy, Chair-man and Chief of Gastroenterology at the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology in Hyderabad, India. During the meet-ing, Dr. Reddy delivered a state-of-the- art lecture on “Pancreato Biliary Endoscopy 2015 Update.” Dr. David Y. K. But of Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong also presented a case discussion on ERCP. The 17th Joint Annual Scientific Meeting, organized by The Hong Members of The Hong Kong Society of Gastroenterology at the opening ceremony of the Health Exhibition. Dr. Wai-Cheung Lao, President of The Hong Kong Society of Gastroenterology, presents Dr. D. Nageshwar Reddy with an honorary fellowship. Kong Society of Digestive Endos-copy, The Hong Kong Society for Coloproctology, The Hong Kong Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, The Hong Kong Society of Gastrointestinal Motility, and The Hong Kong IBD Society, will be held on 6 September 2015 at the Lang-ham Place Hotel in Mongkok, Hong Kong. It will include renowned local and overseas guest speakers delivering lectures on gastroenterology, hepatol-ogy, and endoscopy.
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