FISPGHAN was founded in the year 2000, by pediatric professional

societies wishing to promote worldwide cooperation and education

among pediatric gastroenterologists.  The primary role of FISPGHAN

has been to facilitate the World Congress of Pediatric

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (WCPGHAN),

which currently occurs every four years.


It is an umbrella organization composed of four pediatric

gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition professional societies:







Associate Members are:



  • PASPHAN - the Pan Arab Society