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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. 23, Issue 1

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

President's Message

Why Is WGO Still Important?

Expert Point of View

Appropriate use of Fecal Calprotectin
VG Naidoo

WCOG at ACG 2017

We Are World GI: A Celebration of the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017

WGO Announces Recipients of the Masters of the WGO (MWGO) Award

Shiv Kumar Sarin, MD, DM is the 2017 WGO Henry L. Bockus Medal Recipient

Eamonn M. M. Quigley, MD, MACG is the 2017 WGO Georges Brohée Medal Recipient

Viva Endoscopy! – ASGE-WGO Postgraduate Course at WCOG at ACG 2017

Meeting Today’s Needs & Looking Forward: A Global Education Network

WGO Welcomes Six New Member Societies!

Special World Congress of Gastroenterology Historical Commemorative Display

Gastro 2018 - WGO/GAT International Conference: Global Perspectives in Gastroenterology in Bangkok, Thailand



World Digestive Health Day 2017 Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Navigating Evolving Therapies in an Evolving Disease

Join WGO as We Strive to Lift the Global Burden of Viral Hepatitis in 2018

French and Spanish Translations Available Now for the Lactose Digestion Education Campaign

WDHD: International Symposium on Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD 2017) in Chennai, India



Train the Trainers in Sudan

Train the Trainers Advanced Workshop in Portugal

The 8th Congress of the Africa Middle East Association for Gastroenterology - AMAGE 2017 Recap

WGO Addis Ababa Training Center Post-Congress Training Session

Live Connections Nearly Double for the Final Webinar of the 2017 ‘Microbiota Hard Talks – Live from Texas Medical Center’ Webinar Series

Report on Guategastro2017 in Guatemala

GUT 2017: Annual Scientific Congress of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

X Gastrotrilogy in Veracruz, Mexico

XI Gastrotrilogy in Guadalajara, Mexico

Summary of the XXIII United Russian Gastroenterology Week

WGO is Live on LinkedIn


WGO Global Guidelines

WGO Global Guidelines and Cascades


Calendar of Events

WGO Calendar of Events



Please view our Publications Archive for past issues.