The committee is chaired by
Kulwinder Dua (USA)
With regional co-chairs:
The committee provides endoscopy access & training in developing countries and underserved areas of the African, Middle Eastern, South American and Southeast Asian regions.
The mission of the WEO Outreach Committee is to promote collaboration between our affiliated GI and Endoscopy organizations in order to improve the quality and access to healthcare for patients in underserved regions.
Activities of the Outreach Committee include, however are not limited to the following:
– Identify, establish, and collaborate with WEO Outreach centers
– Promote, utilize, and further develop innovative telemedicine platforms and digital health technologies for education, research, and patient care
– Investigate opportunities for collaboration in the field of telegastroenterology and remote diagnostic services
The Outreach Committee was established in 2009 to specifically address the needs in underdeveloped regions. The committee is comprised of approximately 30 members with multifaceted background. The committee understands the specific needs in developing and/or low resource areas and strives to address, overcome and possibly benefit from the particular circumstances.
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