World Endoscopy Organization (WEO)

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1962 Munich Germany FR


Founded 1962, Munich (Germany FR), as International Society for Endoscopy (ISE) – Association internationale d'endoscopie – International Gesellschaft für Endoskopie, during World Congress of Gastroenterology. Subsequently changed title to Organisation mondiale d'endoscopie digestive (OMED) – World Organisation for Digestive Endoscopy – Organización Mundial de Endoscopia Digestiva, 3 Jul 1976. Current title adopted 2010. Most recent statutes adopted 2018.


Promote safe and high quality endoscopy worldwide.


2022-05-13 | Kyoto, Japan – World Congress of GI Endoscopy

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General Assembly (every 3 years, at Congress); Governing Council; Executive Committee; Standing Committees (7); Ad hoc Committees (4). Geographic zones represented by: D-XD6498 - Asian-Pacific Society for Digestive Endoscopy (APSDE); D-XD2679 - European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE); D-XD1070 - Sociedad Interamericana de Endoscopia Digestiva (SIED).


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