Asian Pacific Digestive Week Federation (APDWF)

Asian Pacific Digestive Week Federation (APDWF)

The Asian Pacific Digestive Week Federation (APDWF) comprises of four professional medical non-profit organizations, namely, the Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology (APAGE), the Asian-Pacific Society of Digestive Endoscopy (A-PSDE), the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL), and the International Society for Digestive Surgery-Asian Pacific Section (ISDS). These societies have common interest in diseases of the digestive system, including the oesophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, intestine and bowel. The Federation is set up to organise an annual scientific meeting in collaboration with the member societies.

Congress & Host Total Participation
APDW 2017 (Hong Kong) 2,800
APDW 2016 (Kobe, Japan) 2,900
APDW 2015 (Taipei, Taiwan) 3,100
APDW 2014 (Bali, Indonesia) 2,900
APDW 2013 (Shanghai, China) 5,500
APDW 2012 (Bangkok, Thailand) 2,400
APDW 2011 (Singapore) 2,300
APDW 2010 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) 2,600
APDW 2009 (Taipei, Taiwan) 2,300
APDW 2008 (New Delhi, India) 2,000
APDW 2007 (Kobe, Japan) 1,500
APDW 2006 (Cebu, Philippines) 1,200
APDW 2005 (Seoul, Korea) 2,400
APDW 2004 (Beijing, China) 2,000
APDW 2003 (Singapore) 1,200


APDW Council (2016-2018)


Khean-Lee Goh

Secretary General

Shiv Kumar Sarin


Wai Lun Law

Executive Member

Seige Kitano


Ji-Dong Jia

Michael Li

Jaw Town Lin

Masao Omata

Kentaro Sugano

Hisao Taijiri

Go Wakabayashi

John Wong

Ex Officio

Kwok Ming Fock

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