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The official newsletter of WGO, the electronic World Gastroenterology News (e-WGN), is available in an online format. It combines the previous monthly e-Newsletter and the bi-annual WGN, and is accessible free of charge as an easily printable PDF and an e-book for comfortable online reading.

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Current Issue: e-WGN Vol. 21, Issue 2

e-WGN current issue - PDF versionClick on any of the article titles below to open the "flip-through" version of the latest issue of e-WGN. Or click the image to the right to download and print e-WGN as a PDF. Please note that the "flip-through" version is best viewed using a broadband internet connection.



Message from the Editors
Mário Reis Álvares-da-Silva, MD, PhD
Christina M. Surawicz, MD, MACG


Expert Point of View

Hepatitis D: Emerging Issues

Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy: Even Today a Puzzling Disease of Pregnancy
Rodrigo Zapata MD, FAASLD


Gastro 2016: EGHS-WGO

Gastro 2016: EGHS-WGO International Congress



WDHD 2016: The Campaign So Far…

A Report on the Nutrition Summit
Govind K. Makharia, MD, DM, DNB, MNAMS

FODMAPs, Food Allergy, and More
Felipe Finkelstein, MD

Kasturba Medical College Hospital Manipal Observes World Digestive Health Day
Shiran Shetty, MD, DM

World Digestive Health Day Celebrations in Myanmar
Thein Myint, MBBS, MMedSc (Int.Med), MRCP, FRCP, Dr.MedSc(Gastroenterology)

World Digestive Health Day "Diet and the Gut"
Wojciech Marlicz, MD, PhD

The Emirates World Digestive Health Day 2016: A Success Story
Ali Al Fazari, MBBS, FRCPC, FACP

UEG Digestive Health Month Highlights Opportunities to Advance Treatment and Prevention of Diseases
Thierry Ponchon, MD, PhD

Upcoming WDHD Events and Celebrations



Get Social with WGO

Announcing Train the Trainers Ras al-Khaimah

WGO Training Centers

2016 WGO Scholars and Trainees
Desmond Leddin, MD

The 1st Asia-Pacific Probiotics Consensus Board Meeting
Henry Cohen, MD, FACG, AGAF
Eamonn MM Quigley, MD, FRCP, FACP, FACG, FRCPI

Summary of Khartoum Training Center Workshop
Abdelmoubnem E. Abdo, MD

WGO La Paz Training Center: XII International Course on Advances in Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
Guido Villa-Gómez Roig, MD, MWGO

WGO Nairobi Training Center Inauguration & Training Workshop Report
Elly Otieno Ogutu, MD

Learn about WGO Educational Programs!

The 14th Annual Saudi Gastroenterology Association (SGA) and 3rd Saudi Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and Transplantation (SASLT) Meeting
Majid A Almadi, MBBS, MSc (Clinical Epidemiology), FRCPC

Annual Meeting of the Society of Pediatrics Gastroenterologists and Dietician of Uzbekistan
Altinoy Kamilova, MD

21st Norwegian National Liver Meeting
Hans Lannerstedt, MD
Øystein Rose, MD
Mette N. Vesterhus, MD, PhD

5th Sudanese Society of Gastroenterology (SSG) International Conference
Bushra Ibnouf, MD, MS, ABIM

Report About Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses Workshop
Zeinab Mustafa, RN

35th Annual General Meeting cum Scientific Meeting of The Hong Kong Society of Gastroenterology
Justin C.Y. Wu, MBChB, MD, FRCP (Lond, Edin), FHKAM, FHKCP, AGAF


WGO Global Guidelines

Celiac Disease
Carolina Ciacci, MD
Peter Green, MD
Julio C. Bai, MD


Calendar of Events

WGO Calendar of Events



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