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World Gastroenterology Organisation
World Gastroenterology Organisation

Success Stories

For many members, the WGO may be associated with seminars and functions in the capitals of developing nations. But the inspiring work of our organisation happens amid the dusty streets and rural villages of less fortunate places, where the people really need what the WGO can bring to them.





The Vigour of Youth: Young Clinician Program Middle East

The WGO’s efforts here are focused on providing the resources young doctors need to help them practice effectively in a highly challenging environment...Learn more






Hope in the Rubble: WGO Training in Afghanistan

In a war ravaged country, where only 25 Gastroenterologists currently practice, the WGO is building capacity from the ground up...Learn more






Stories of Hope: Burkina Faso

In one of Africa’s poorest countries, donations of basic equipment are revolutionizing the way in which gastroenterology is practiced...

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Thirsty for knowledge: Gastroenterology training in South America

The WGO conducts successful practical training courses in Bolivia and opens a Training Center in Argentina...

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Gastro on the Frontiers: Pakistan

In April 2007, Prof. Muhammad Umar, President of Pakistan Society of Gastroenterology, attended WGO’s seventh Train-the-Trainers (TTT) workshop in Portugal—accompanied by his wife, Prof. Hamama-tul-Bushra, a practicing Gastroenterologist who was also a participant. Dr. Umar talked with WGN about...

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