ESGE is Member of United European Gastroenterology - UEG. UEG is a professional non-profit organisation combining all the leading European societies concerned with digestive disease. UEG represents over 22,000 specialists, making it the most comprehensive organisation of its kind in the world, and a unique platform for collaboration and the exchange of knowledge. UEG aims continually to improve standards of care in gastroenterology, and promote ever greater understanding of its field - among the public and medical experts alike.
In 2015, UEG developed a central registry featuring guidelines on gastroenterology: Learn more ›
ESGENA is focused on the promotion and the advancement of endoscopy and gastroenterology nursing. It has over 6000 nurse members in 38 membership countries working in gastroenterology and/or endoscopy as well as passive and affiliated members interested in the field. Apart from Their major work in education they also facilitate communication between endoscopy and gastroenterology nurses within Europe.
This organization is composed of the National Digestive Endoscopy Societies (or of the Endoscopy Sections of the Gastroenterology Societies) of three Zones: European (ESGE), Pan-American (SIED) and Asian-Pacific (APSDE).
This group was formed by leaders in endoscopic ultrasound with the aim to establish an educational concept for this method in gastroenterology.
The European Network of Gastrointestinal Pathology (ENGIP) was established in March 2012. Its purpose is to facilitate the dissemination of relevant information in the field of gastrointestinal pathology. ENGIP is a non-profit organization, and works as a network for communication rather than as a formal society. Today, approximately 400 gastrointestinal pathologists from more than 40 countries worldwide are members of this network. Non-pathologists with special interest in gastrointestinal pathology are offered affiliate membership. Fees are not taken. The ENGIP homepage provides detailed information from the Working Group of Digestive Diseases of the European Society of Pathology and the Pannonian Working Group of Gastrointestinal Pathology. Links are also made available to upcoming events and to formal guidelines related to gastrointestinal pathology. Monthly teaching cases with histology-endoscopy correlation are also presented and archived herel.