LA PAZ WGO TRAINING CENTER
The Bolivian-Japanese Institute of Gastroenterology (I.G.B.J. La Paz) is a third level public hospital specialized in diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases. In 2005, the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) nominated to IGBJ as a Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Training Center for Latin America.
From 2006 to 2009, JICA collaborated with IGBJ La Paz to strengthen training programs through the implementation of the Third Country Training Program - that imparts - The International Course on Advances in Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy".
Based on results obtained in a decade and a half, the Bolivia as Ministry of Health, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) ratify the IGBJ La Paz as a headquarters of the La Paz Training Center for a period of 3 years, giving continuity to the program in 2020.