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WORLD DIGESTIVE HEALTH DAY (WDHD) 2017 IS ALMOST HERE!

"Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Navigating Evolving Therapies in an Evolving Disease"

World Digestive Healthy Day (WDHD) is celebrated annually on May 29th with associated events, initiatives and activities continuing throughout and beyond the campaign year. The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) is happy to provide below several campaign updates, and to highlight several upcoming events that will advocate and bring awareness to IBD.


TOOLS AND RESOURCES

The following tools and resources have been released and are available for download from the WDHD 2017 "Tools and Resources" section of the WGO website at http://www.worldgastroenterology.org/wgo-foundation/wdhd/wdhd-2017/tools-and-resources. Click on the images below to learn more!

WDHD 2017 - Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Aims of the Campaign

10 Tips for People Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The above tools and resources are available now in English. Coming soon, there will be French, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish versions available!

WGO Supporting Global Guideline and Cascade

The WGO Supporting Global Guideline and Cascade is available in six languages including English, French, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish!


WGO MEMBER SOCIETY RESOURCE CENTER

In celebration of WDHD 2017, United European Gastroenterology (UEG), in association with WGO, ECCO, EFCCA, ESPGHAN and ESNM, produced an educational video on the challenges of living life with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Click on the image below to learn more!

We invite you to share your resources with us, which can then be posted or linked to from the WGO website. Please email your resources to info@worldgastroenterology.org!


WDHD 2017 EVENTS

 Although May 29th is one week away, we invite you to submit your WDHD event by using http://www.worldgastroenterology.org/forms/submit-event.php. Below are several wonderful events taking place on or around May 29th. 

Upcoming Events

 May 22

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
IBD Update 2017

 May 22 - 29

IRAN
World Digestive Healty Week

 May 26 - 29

INDIA
WDHD 2017: Walkathon and Student Education

 May 29 - 30

MONGOLIA
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day

 May 29 - June 2

INDIA
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Week

Throughout the campaign year, continue to explore what is happening around the world by visiting the WDHD 2017 "Events and Success Stories" page at http://www.worldgastroenterology.org/wgo-foundation/wdhd/wdhd-2017/wdhd-2017-events-and-success-stories.


WDHD SOCIAL HANGOUT

On May 29th, WGO will celebrate WDHD with a 24-hour social media blitz, beginning at 00:00 UTC. Every hour of the day, we will post content to engage with our followers around the world. Like Us and Follow Us on Facebook and Twitter so that you do not miss a moment of the action surrounding WDHD 2017!

Also, show your support for WDHD 2017 by live posting and/or tweeting photos or stories about your event, using the hashtags #WDHD2017 and #YearofIBD. We would love to see how your are TAKING ACTION and CELEBRATING through advocating and raising awareness for IBD!