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CAPGAN meeting in Delhi, India – Meesage from Dr. Neelam Mohan

On behalf of the organizing committee, it is a great honor and pleasure for us to be able to hold the joint meeting of the 14th Commonwealth Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition conference (CAPGAN) and 2nd Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHAN) between October 2nd to 4th 2015 at The Grand in Vasant Kunj, Delhi, India.

The scientific programme will cover a wide array of contemporary topics, research developments and newer
Technologies in the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Important topics such as Celiac
Disease, Diarrhea, GI Infections, GERD, IBD, Food allergy, Malnutrition, Obesity, Fatty Liver Diseases, Metabolic
Liver Diseases, Viral hepatitis and much more would be covered. The conference science will be delivered by
Popular speakers of National and International repute.

The conference will be an effective forum for participants to exchange knowledge and gain new collaborations.
Your participation in the conference and in the scientific deliberations will greatly contribute towards the success
of the conference.

We are certain that your visit to Delhi would be an unforgettable one. India is a safe and friendly country. The third largest city in India, Delhi, is a potpourri of a number of religions and cultures, a rare blend of tradition and intellect, a perfect fusion of the past and the present. The heritage and legacy of the city, is in the form of its numerous historical monuments coexisting with the discotheques and malls of the present times. It is one of the most value-for-money conference destinations.

For more information, kindly visit the conference website at

Online registration ( and Online Abstract Submission is available.

Warm Regards,

Dr. Neelam Mohan

Third Kunwar Viran Oswal course in Pediatric Gastroenterology August 2015

The 3rd Kunwar Viren Oswal Course in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Liver Transplantation and Nutrition will be held from 17th – 19th August 2015 at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi.

Topics to be discussed include chronic abdominal pain, abdominal tuberculosis, motility disordes, inflammatory bowel disease, chronic liver disease, and liver transplantation.

There will also be a 2 day Hands on Endoscopy Workshop Basic Workshop and Advanced Endoscopy Workshop on 20th and 21st August 2015.

For more information, kindly contact:
Course Director: Prof. Anupam Sibal;; 09810114840
Associate Course Director: Dr Sarath Gopalan; 09810129965
Course Coordinators: Dr Vidyut Bhatia; 09911190054
Dr Akshay Kapoor; 09811116233

Excellence In Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Conference

Professor Mostafa El-Hodhod will be hosting a meeting entitled “Excellence in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition” in Egypt, February 25-28 2015. Additional information can be found at the following link.

World Congress 2016 Agenda

The preliminary agenda for the 2016 World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is now available.  The working groups will finalize the agenda and decide on speakers in the next few months.

World Congress Sixth draft of the program -August 2014 (2)

Additional information will soon be available on the World Congress Website,

International rotavirus vaccine conference

    The 11th International Rotavirus Symposium is scheduled to be held 3-5 September, 2014 in New Delhi, India.     The event will bring together scientists, clinicians, public health professionals, immunization leaders, vaccine industry representatives and members of the donor community to provide an update on new data and relevant research that will inform public health agendas related to prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis. Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrheal hospitalizations and deaths among children worldwide. Development of rotavirus vaccines has been a global health priority for many years, and introduction of two currently licensed rotavirus vaccines is now becoming a reality in several parts of the world

Additional information and registration can be found at the following link:


CAPGAN annual meeting


The annual meeting of CAPGAN, the Commonwealth Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, will be held in Sri Lanka in 2013. The Chairperson of the CAPGAN organizing committee is Prof Harendra de Silva.  For additional information, please contact Professor V Pujitha Wickramasinghe.

Additional information can be found here:

2012 FISPGHAN working group reports

The 2012 FISPGHAN working group reports were presented at the Taipei World Congress, and focused on four topics:

Acute Diarrhea


Hepatitis B and C

Pediatric endoscopy

The papers are available for download through the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the following link: