Wednesday Dec 06, 2023

Special Gut Podcast: Digestive health and climate change

Dr Philip Smith, Digital and Education Editor of Gut and Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Royal Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, UK interviews a fantastic panel of guests from around the globe including:

Professor Bishr Omary from Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA who was the past president of the American Gastroenterological Association

Professor Desmond Leddin from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and incoming chair of the World Gastroenterology Organization (WGO) climate change and sustainability committee

Professor Geoffrey Metz from The University of Melbourne and Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and president-elect of the WGO

Professor Andrew Veitch from the Department of Gastroenterology, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, UK and president of the British Society of Gastroenterology

Professor Guilherme Macedo from the Department of Gastroenterology, Centro Hospitalar de São João, Porto, Portugal and president of the WGO

Associate Professor Mai Ling Perman from Fiji National University, Suva, Fiji and the Head of School of Medical Science

They are interviewed regarding an exciting 9-commentary series related to digestive health and climate change which is being published in GUT in December 2023. Each commentary summarizes one, or a hybrid, of the nine educational webinars organised by the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO). This concise podcast is unusual in that it has the 6 participants who were involved in setting up the WGO webinar course and the commentaries that were developed from this course, and that it highlights an entire commentary series on a very important topic that GUT is very proud to publish.

Please read the commentary series here: 

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