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New Tools and Resources Available for World Digestive Health Day 2017!


Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) - Navigating Evolving Therapies in an Evolving Disease

Frequently Asked Questions About Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) 

WGO is pleased to announce the release of new tools and resources in support of World Digestive Health Day (WDHD) 2017. The WDHD 2017 Steering Committee, led by WDHD 2017 Chairman, Dr. Charles Bernstein (Canada), provides a global, expert perspective through answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) for Patients and for Physicians. To view the questions and answers for either patients or physicians, click the respective image below.

Frequently Asked Questions about IBD for Patients

Frequently Asked Questions about IBD for Physicians

Additional WDHD 2017 Tools and Resources

WGO has developed additional tools and resources to support the WDHD 2017 campaign and raise awareness of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). To view the additional tools and resources, click their respective image below.

WDHD 2017 - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) - Aims of the Campaign

WDHD 2017 - 10 Tips for People Living with IBD

WGO Supporting Global Guideline and Cascade

Available in English, French, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish!

We invite you to regularly visit,, as new tools and resources including the WGO Handbook on IBD will become available in the coming months. 

Discover How Our Colleagues Support WDHD 2017

To extend the reach of the campaign, WGO enlists the support of our Member Societies, Training Centers, Regional Affiliate Associations and organizational partners. Contributions from our colleagues this year include a blog post and a video. To view the blog post and/or video, click the respective link below. 

Join the WDHD 2017 Conversation!

To show your continued support for WDHD 2017 on social media, join the conversation and interact with WGO by snapping, posting and sharing original photos and videos of your WDHD celebrations. Tag WGO on Facebook (World Digestive Health Day - WDHD) and/or Twitter (@WGOF_WDHD), and include the hashtags #WDHD2017 and #YearofIBD in your posts. We are interested to see how you are TAKING ACTION for IBD!