The Training Center in Lagos was inaugurated as a World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) Training Center on April 18, 2015. Located in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), a hospital affiliated with the Medical school of the College of Medicine, University of Lagos. The Training Center is organized in collaboration with SOGHIN (Society for Gastroenterology and Nepatology in Nigera.)
The Lagos Training Center provides structured training and expert instruction on diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy (gastroscopy and colonscopy) in a 4-5 day work shop format, with both basic I and intermediate II courses. This includes the use of animal models/simulators, didactic lectures, and hands-on training. Highly skilled and experienced endoscopists will be drawn from SOGHIN and also international experts from the UK and USA.