Educational resources

Gastroenterology in Sub-Saharan Africa – iECHO Clinic

iECHO Clinic is an ECHO program on Gastroenterology established and led by Dr. Hailemichael Desalegn at St. Paul’s Hospital (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia). It covers topics on GI luminal issues in an MDT approach. The project is a biweekly program include didactic lectures, spot cases and an interactive case discussion.

The next session takes place on March 2nd, 2021.

To register please follow the link:

G-ECHO interactive webinars

The Gastroenterology Foundation of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) was established in 2006 with the aim of contributing towards the continuing medical education of medical and surgical Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists.

The Foundation has incorporated a G-ECHO weekly interactive webinars programme with sessions on GI Endoscopy, Inflammatory Bowel disease (IBD), Patient Blood Management (PBM) and a MDT approach to the Screening and treatment of Liver cancer (HCC).

More information on how to join and past G-ECHO sessions can be found

ESGE Learning Area for WEO Activities to Reach Africa Initiative

ARA Initiative offers free access to selected ESGE learning materials for our African colleagues. We hope that these resources will become a helpful tool in advancing your professional training and development.

Please follow the link below to see ESGE teaching modules and lectures:

Medical University of South Carolina:
DDRCC / CDLD / GI and Hepatology Grand Rounds

These series feature presentations from internationally renowned investigators, whose research exploits innovative approaches in the study and treatment of digestive and liver disease. 

Date and time: 7am EST on Wednesdays
For more details and to join the meetings, please click HERE.