News from Other Organizations
World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO)
The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) is a federation of over 100 Member Societies and 4 Regional Associations of gastroenterology representing over 50,000 individuals worldwide. Formed in 1935 and incorporated in 1958, WGO was originally known as Organisation Mondiale de Gastroénterologie (OMGE) and renamed in May 2007.
The WGO, a 501 (c)(3) organisation, focuses on the improvement of standards in gastroenterology training and education on a global scale.
World Endoscopy Organization (WEO)
The World Endoscopy Organization (formally known as OMED) is a non-profit umbrella organization covering 3 geographical zones: Asia-Pacific (APSDE), Europe/Mediterranean (ESGE) and the Americas (SIED). For more than 50 years, WEO has led the promotion of high quality and safe endoscopy worldwide, through training, education and research. WEO is based in Munich, Germany.
INMD Connections is the newsletter from the CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes. The newsletter includes monthly messages from the Scientific Director, contributing articles from our CIHR colleagues and government partners, and info on what's new and exciting at the Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD).
The North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD)
The NASSCD is the U.S. national society of medical, scientific and allied health professionals in the field of celiac disease. The organization’s overall mission is to advance the fields of celiac disease and gluten-related disorders by fostering research and by promoting excellence in clinical care, including diagnosis and treatment of patients with these conditions.