The 4th World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (WCPGHAN) was held in Taipei Taiwan on November 14-18, 2012. The theme of the 4th WCPGHAN was “Upbeat on Child Health: Digestion of Science, Technology, and Care”. The topics discussed are around the problems of paediatric gastroenterology and hepatology and the problems of childhood diarrhoea and malnutrition.
Gastroenterology is a branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders. Hepatology is the branch of medicine that incorporates the study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas as well as management of their disorders.
Experts from all around the world discussed solutions for children with disorders of the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver and pancreas.