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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 3

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

Pediatric-to-Adult Transition of Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A common and necessary process
Anita Afzali MD, MPH

Endoscopy: The Future is Wireless, Indeed
Konstantinos Triantafyllou, MD, PhD, FEBGH
Chrysoula Malli, MD



World Digestive Health Day 2016
Diet and the Gut – Your Diet and Gut Health

World Digestive Health Day Observed at Ziauddin University Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan

India Celebrated 3 Days of “Diet and the Gut” Awareness Program from 27-29 May 2016: An account of World Digestive Health Day 29th May 2016
Prashanth B N, MD

World Digestive Health Day/Year 2016: Diet and the Gut in Venezuela
Maribel Lizarzabal, MD, PhD
Mildred Fuenmayor, MD
Karla Acero, MD

WDHD 2016 in India: A report on participation on a nationally televised show
Dr Govind K Makharia, MD, DM, DNB, MNAMS

World Digestive Health Day in Paraíba: A report of a social action in the northeast of Brazil
Tarciana Costa, PhD



WGO and OPGE Symposium during the Pan American Digestive Disease Week

Hong Kong: 18th Joint Annual Scientific Meeting
Justin C.Y. Wu, MBChB, MD, FRCP (Lond, Edin), FHKAM, FHKCP, AGAF

Portuguese Society of Gastroenterology’s Annual Meeting
Luís Tomé, MD

9th Scientific Conference & Annual General Meeting Of SOGHIN
Mobolaji A Oludara, MBBS,FWACS,FICS Dip Lap Surg (Strasb)

Inauguration of the WGO Blantyre Training Center – May 2016
Melita Gordon, BA, BM, BCh, MA, MRCP, DTM&H, MD
Carolyn O’Leary, BSc (Hons), MPH

Japan: Meeting Report on The 5th International Forum
Mamoru Watanabe, MD, PhD

Endo Live Roma
Guido Costamagna, MD

British Society of Gastroenterology 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting Report
Jayne Eaden, MBChB, MD, FRCP

World Congress of Gastroenterology @ ACG 2017

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WGO Global Guidelines

WGO Guidelines and Cascades — Development process and methodology
Anton LeMair, MD


Calendar of Events

WGO Calendar of Events



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