World Digestive Health Day: 29 May

World Digestive Health Day: 29 May

The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) celebrates World Digestive Health Day (WDHD) on May 29 every year, initiating a worldwide public health campaign.

WDHD Themes

Each year, WDHD focuses upon a particular digestive disorder to increase general public awareness of prevention and therapy. The theme for the World Digestive Health Day 2019 campaign is "Early Diagnosis and Treatment of GI Cancer".

  1. 2019 - Early Diagnosis and Treatment of GI Cancer
  2. 2018 - Viral Hepatitis, B and C: Lift the Global Burden
  3. 2017 - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Navigating Evolving Therapies in an Evolving Disease
  4. 2016 - Diet and the Gut: Your Diet and Gut Health
  5. 2015 - Heartburn: A Global Perspective
  6. 2014 - Gut Microbes: Importance in Health & Disease
  7. 2013 - Liver Cancer: Act Today. Save Your Life Tomorrow. Awareness. Prevention. Detection. Treatment
  8. 2012 - From Heartburn to Constipation - Common GI Symptoms in the Community: Impact and Interpretation
  9. 2011 - Enteric Infections: Prevention and Management
  10. 2010 - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  11. 2009 - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  12. 2008 - Optimal Nutrition in Health and Disease
  13. 2007 - Viral Hepatitis
  14. 2006 - Helicobacter Pylori Infection
  15. 2005 - Health and Nutrition

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