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: