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World Gastroenterology Organisation
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 for online reading.

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Current Issue: e-WGN Vol. 25, Issue 1

e-WGN current issue - PDF version2020 Marks the 25th Anniversary of e-WGN!

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Message from the Editors
Mário Reis Álvares-da-Silva, MD, PhD
Anita Afzali, MD, MPH, FACG

Expert Point of View

Climate Change and Gastrointestinal Health. Time to Educate and Advocate

Gastroenterology Practice in COVID-19 Epidemic

Gastro 2020

Gastro 2020 Prague: Registration and abstract submission is open!


WDHD 2020: Message from the Co-Chairs

2020 WDHD: Gut Microbiome: A Global Perspective

World Digestive Health Day 2019 in Odisha, India


A Celebration of the World Congress of Gastroenterology in Istanbul!

Richard Kozarek, MD, MWGO is the 2019 WGO Henry L. Bockus Medal Recipient

Michael Fried, MD, MWGO is the 2019 WGO Georges Brohée Medal Recipient

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

Women in GI Symposium

World Congress of Gastroenterology Testimonials:

WGO Welcomes Two New Member Societies!

Tribute to Professor Meinhard Classen, WGO President, 1998-2002

38th Annual General Meeting / Scientific Meeting of The Hong Kong Society of Gastroenterology

“No Stomach for Cancer” Awareness in India

2019 World Hepatitis Day Celebrated in Cities Across Nigeria

Single Topic Conference of the Philippine Society of Gastroenterology

The International Association of Pancreatology Congress 2019 (IAP) & ASSA SAGES 2019 Congress

UEG Week Barcelona 2019

UEG Week Amsterdam 2020

WGO Global Guidelines

WGO Guidelines and Cascades News

Calendar of Events

Meetings and Events Calendar


Please view our Publications Archive for past issues.