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World Gastroenterology Organisation
World Gastroenterology Organisation

The WGO Foundation

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The WGO Foundation is the philanthropic resource for the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO). Incorporated as a 501 (c)(3) organization in 2007, the WGO Foundation was established as a strategic response to increasing demand to solicit financial support for WGO’s global and developing low-resource country training and educational programs.

WGO Foundation Mission

To raise financial support to develop and sustain the WGO’s global training and education programs, especially in developing low-resource countries.

WGO’s global training and educational programs benefit:

Reasons for Supporting the WGO Foundation

Digestive disorders – from diarrhea to obesity to cancer – are ranked by the World Health Organisation in the 10 leading causes of mortality, and are the single greatest cause of cancer death. Unfortunately, however, these disorders rank disproportionately low in both public awareness and healthcare priority in many countries.

It is only through the continuous education and training of gastroenterology professionals in their own countries that the WGO’s campaigns will succeed – from public awareness programs for Hepatitis in the developing world to preventative cancer screening in the developed world.

WGO Foundation Board

The WGO Foundation is fortunate to have secured the services of leaders from industry and the medical community representing every corner of the world.

View the WGO Foundation Board