The WGO Cairo Training Center (CTC) was established in March 2004 as an international non-governmental project in collaboration with the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO). The CTC was officially inaugurated in the presence of the Prime Minister of Eqypt and national dignitaries.
The CTC mission is to develop mutual cooperation to train physicians and young doctors from countries in the Middle East and from English speaking African countries on the sciences and techniques of Gastroenterology and Hepatology through an international non-profit, long term program based in Egypt and subject to Egyptian laws and regulations.
The Cairo Training Center is located in the Theodor Bilharz Research Institute. The Endoscopy Unit includes:
Equipment used in Training Course, provided annually, free of charge:
Level I - Diagnostic Endoscopy
Level II - Therapeutic Endoscopy
Level III - Advanced Endoscopy
Center Director: Professor Ibrahim Mostafa
12 Roushdi Street
Bab EL Louk
For more comprehensive information on the Cairo Training Center, including the trainee application process, course offerings, and other details, please refer to the downloadable pdf:
> Cairo Training Center Information Packet ()
The WGO would like to give special thanks to Pentax and COOK for their support and sponsorship of the WGO Cairo Training Center.