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5th Saudi Gastroenterology Association Regional Meeting

Under the auspices of Saudi Gastroenterology Association (SGA), The 5th SGA Regional Meeting was held in collaboration with Tabuk University in Hilton Garden Hotel on Saturday, 31th March 2018.

The primary goal of this event was to discuss the common gastroenterology and hepatology topics that are important for general practitioners, medical residents and students and to provide the participants with the latest updates and evidence based guidelines in gastroenterology and hepatology.

The topics covered included:


Gastroesophageal reflux disease

 Approach to IBD

Basic management of HBV

Colon cancer screening guidelines

Basic management of HCV


Hazards of PPI

Celiac disease

Approach to LFTs

Management of GI bleeding

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Event was well received and was very successful with more than 60 delegates attended the event.  SGA would like to thank and appreciate the efforts of our honored speakers and organizers including Dr. Nahla Azzam, Dr. Sanaa Fageeh, Dr. Faisal Batwa  , Dr. Khalid Alsawat,Dr. Majid Almadi , Dr. Ahmed Alharbi, Dr.  Mohammed Alkhathami, Dr. Turki Alameel and Dr. Abdullah Alatawi and Dr. Fahad Alsohaibani.



Our 6th SGA regional meeting will be held in May 5th 2018 in Le Méridien Al Khobar.

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