The SPG is a non-profit, public-service scientific association that has been fostering the development of digestive health at the service of the Portuguese public since 1989. It encourages research in the field of gastroenterology and establishes contacts and national and international exchanges between professionals linked to the speciality. The SPG also provides educational activities for health professionals and the general public and offers consultancy services in this specialty.
The SPG’s mission is to:
Assert digestive health as an essential factor in the wellbeing of the Portuguese public
To contribute to digestive health in Portugal and unite gastroenterologists in professional excellence, ongoing training and scientific research, involving relevant stakeholders and the general public.