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World Gastroenterology Organisation
World Gastroenterology Organisation


Their are currently 23 WGO Training Centers. For more information on a specific center, please click on the link below.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Director: Dr. Abate Bane           Launch: 18 April 2015     

Ankara, Turkey

Director: Prof. A. Kadir Dökmeci Launch: 10 December 2013

Bangkok, Thailand

Directors: Drs. Sathaporn Manatsathit

& Nonthalee Pausawasdi

Launch: 20 March 2006

Blantyre, Malawi

Director: Dr. Melita Gordon         Launch: To Be Announced

Bogota, Colombia

Director: Dr. Luis Carlos Sabbagh Launch: 6 August 2008      

Cairo, Egypt

Director: Prof. Ibrahim Mostafa Launch: 1 March 2004  

Karachi, Pakistan

Director: Prof. Wasim Jafri Launch: 1 May 2003

Khartoum, Sudan

Director: Dr. Abdelmounem E. Abdo Launch: 10 January 2015     

Lagos, Nigeria

Director: Dr. Olufunmilayo Lesi  Launch: 18 April 2015    

La Paz, Bolivia

Director: Dr. Guido Villa-Gomez Launch: 14 March 2005 

La Plata, Argentina

Directors: Drs. Nestor Chopita &

Francisco Tufare

Launch: 21 March 2007

Mexico City, Mexico

Director: Dr. Miguel Valdovinos Launch: 28 July 2008    

Nairobi, Kenya

Director: Dr. Elly Ogutu                 Launch: To Be Announced

New Delhi, India

Director: Dr. Shiv Kumar Sarin Launch: 26 April 2015  

Porto, Portugal

Director: Dr. Guilherme Macedo Launch: 9 June 2015      

Porto Alegre, Brazil

Director: Dr. Mario Reis Álvares-da-Silva Launch: 30 November 2012    

Rabat, Morocco

Director: Prof. Naima Amrani Launch: 1 January 2003

Rome, Italy

Director: Prof. Guido Costamagna Launch: 11 May 2006       

SAGES-ADD, South Africa

Director: Dr. Sandie Thompson Launch: 23 June 2000     

San Jose, Costa Rica

Director: Dr. Herbert Burgos Launch: 5 March 2010

Suva, Fiji

Directors: Drs. Joji Malani, Thein Htut,

Finlay Macrae, & Chris Hair

Launch: 26 October 2008

Xi'an, China

Director: Dr. Kaichun Wu       Launch: 20 March 2015

Yangon, Myanmar

Director: Thein Myint              Launch: 16 March 2015