De Nederlandse Vereniging voor Gastroenterologie is lid van de Wereldorganisatie voor Gastroenterologie. Per lid van de vereniging wordt door de NVGE jaarlijks contributie afgedragen aan de WGO.
The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) is a federation of 117 Member Societies and four Regional Associations of gastroenterology representing over 60,000 individual members worldwide. The WGO focuses on the improvement of standards in training, education, and the practice of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and other related disciplines worldwide. The organisation's educational initiatives include Training Centers around the world, Train the Trainers Workshops, public awareness campaigns such as World Digestive Health Day and Global Guidelines with a special Cascade feature providing solutions adaptable to varying resource levels around the world. Additionally, the biennial World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG) and international meetings profile the latest educational and scientific developments in the field.
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