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...
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...
In one of Africa’s poorest countries, donations of basic equipment are revolutionising the way in which gastroenterology is practised...
Thirsty for knowledge: Gastroenterology training in South America
The WGO conducts successful practical training courses in Bolivia and opens a Training Center in Argentina...