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World Gastroenterology Organisation


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. 20, 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.



Welcome to Australia for Gastro 2015!
James Toouli, MD, MBBS, PhD, FRACS

The World Gastroenterology Organisation Foundation; Some Reflections
Eamonn MM Quigley, MD, FRCP, FACP, FACG, FRCPI

Message from the Editors of e-WGN
J. Enrique Domínguez-Muñoz, MD
Christina M. Surawicz, MD, MACG


Expert Point of View

Quality in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in 2015.
Providing the Best Care for Our Patients

Maria Claudia Stefanoli, MD



World Digestive Health Day 2015
Heartburn: A Global Perspective

Chilean Society of Gastroenterology Celebrates World Digestive Health Day
Ana Maria Madrid, MD
Edith Perez de Arce, MD

World Digestive Health Day 2015 in Odisha, India
Shivaram Prasad Singh, MBBS, MD, DM

Summary of our World Digestive Health Day Event
“Heartburn: Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life”

Brigita Smolovic, PhD

World Digestive Health Day Event in Peshawar, Pakistan
Noor Muhammad, MBBS, FCPS

World Digestive Health Day 2015 Celebrated in Turkey
Serhat Bor, MD



WGO GIHep Porto Training Center Inauguration
Guilherme Macedo MD, PhD, FASGE, AGAF, FACG, FAASLD

WGO Inaugurates New Training Centers in Addis Ababa and Lagos
Desmond Leddin, MD

Inaugural Ceremony of the WGO Lagos Training Center
Olufunmilayo Lesi, MD

WGO Exhibits Around the Globe in 2015

WGO Train the Trainers Workshop 2015 Taipei, Taiwan
Marco Arrese, MD
Rodrigo Zapata, MD

WGO Train the Trainers Workshop 2015 Taipei, Taiwan
Ari F. Syam, MD, PhD, FACP
Hasan Maulahela, MD

5th Bosnian-Herzegovinian Congress of Gastroenterology and Hepatology with International Participation - A Meeting Summary
Milenko Bevanda, MD, PhD

Portuguese Digestive Week 2015
José Cotter, MD, PhD

International Gastroenterology Congress Report
Wilson Miriti Kiraitu, MD

36th Advances in Gastroenterology Course in Santiago, Chile
Marco Arrese, MD

DDF 2015 - Reflections on the UK’s Second Federated Conference
Cathryn Edwards, MA (Oxon), DPhil, FRCP

Upskilling in Colonoscopy
Adam Boutall


WGO Global Guidelines

The Latest News in WGO Global Guidelines and Cascades
Anton LeMair, MD


Calendar of Events

WGO Calendar of Events



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