INSTITUTIONS INVOLVED

World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO)
Through its Committee of Education and Training, supports the academic activities of the WGO La Paz Training Center, providing lectures and scholarships.»


Bolivian-Japanese Institute of Gastroenterology (I.G.B.J. La Paz)
It is headquarters of the WGO La Paz Training Center since 2005 and it is operator of training programs.


Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Supports to IGBJ on training programs of WGO La Paz Training Center, providing complete scholarships to young professional specialists from Latin America.


Bolivian Society of Gastroenterology (SBG)
As a member of the WGO, it is nexus with institution that governs specialty worldwide.»


INTERNATIONAL PROFESSORS

Prof. Luis Caro

 

ARGENTINA

Argentina

Prof. Isaac Raijman
Dr. Morgenstern

Basic research and Gastroenterology at the University of Texas at Houston and at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Therapeutic Endoscopy at the Wellesley Hospital in Toronto, Canada.
Head of Endoscopy at the University of Texas and MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Head of Gastroenterology at St. Luke's Hospital in Houston.
He is currently Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas and Baylor College of Medicine.
Founder of the Greater Houston Gastroenterology group which is now part of Texas Digestive Disease Consultants.

Prof. Ricardo Morgenstern MD, FRCPE, FACG, FCPP
Dr. Morgenstern

Associate Professor of Medicine.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Drexel University College of Medicine.
Director of Endoscopy, Hahnemann University Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

USA

E.E.U.U.

Prof. Carlos Guarner
Dr. Guarner

Associate doctor of the Hospital de Sant Pau in Barcelona and coordinator of the endoscopy group of the Spanish Association of Gastroenterology.
He trained in advanced endoscopy at the Hospital de Sant Pau and the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, ​​and he was a Research Fellow in Advanced Endoscopy at the University Hospital of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
He has introduced the techniques of EMR, DSE and interventional ecoendoscopy in his center and he is one of the pioneers in the management of achalasia through POEM in Spain.

Prof. Pilar Diez Redondo
Prof. Miguel Montoro

 

ESPAÑA

España

Prof. Shuji Shimizu
Prof. Yoshihiko Sadakari
Prof. Shinya Kodashima

 

JAPON

Japón

Prof. Miguel Ángel Tanimoto
Dr. Fenocchi

Medical Deputy Director of Auxiliary and Diagnostic Services of the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition "Salvador Zubirán".
Member of the American Gastroenterological Association Fellow "AGAF".
Associate Professor of the World Organization of Gastroenterology (WGO).
Member of the Digestive Cancer Committee of the World Endoscopy Organization (WEO).

MEXICO

México

Prof. Eduardo Fenocchi
Dr. Fenocchi

Gastroenterologist - Digestive Endoscopist.
Head of the Digestive Cancer Center - National Cancer Institute.
Coordinator of the Digestive Cancer Program - Ministry of Public Health.
Head of the Digestive Endoscopy Department of CASMU.
Director of the Latin American Chapter of Endoscopic Ultrasound (CLEUS) of the Inter-American Digestive Endoscopy Society (SIED).
President of the Uruguayan-Japanese Association of Technical Cooperation (AUJCT).

URUGUAY

Uruguay

Prof. Raúl Monserat
Dr. Monserat

Director of the Post-Graduate Course in Gastroenterology at the Padre Machado Oncological Hospital, affiliated to the Central University of Venezuela.
Former President of the Venezuelan Society of Gastroenterology.
President and founder of the Venezuelan Society of Digestive Endoscopy.

VENEZUELA

Venezuela