Resources

COVID-19 information

In this section you will find publications and position statements on COVID-19 issued by WEO

 

WEO Guidance to Endoscopists: Reopening of Endoscopy Services (May 2020)

This update from the WEO COVID-19 Response Taskforce includes additional resources and guidance for reopening endoscopy services in areas where the number of new COVID-19 cases has begun to level off rather than continuing in a sharp upward trajectory and, there is easing of restrictions.

Practical Advice for Management of IBD Patients during the COVID‐19 Pandemic: A World Endoscopy Organization Statement (May 2020)

COVID‐19 is rapidly spreading worldwide and specific literature how to deal with IBD patients is limited so far. Here, the World Endoscopy Organisation (WEO) is providing practical advice for the management of IBD patients during the pandemic covering the diagnostic and therapeutic spectrum.

WEO recommendations on digestive endoscopy and the COVID-19 pandemic (Update 9 April 2020) 

The WEO COVID-19 Response Taskforce endeavors to keep the endoscopy community updated as to advances and guidelines that they may find useful in their practices. This update includes additional options in the recommendations and an updated reference list of guidelines and papers.

WEO recommendations on digestive endoscopy and the COVID-19 pandemic (March 2020)

The World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) recommends endoscopists adhere to local advisories and institutional guidelines for infection control. The following WEO recommendations are intended to provide guidance to endoscopists as they seek to optimize practice in their endoscopy centers as local conditions allow.