Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Nigeria
SOGHIN is a national association of medical professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT) and the Liver. The society was inaugurated in in September 2007 by the merger of two truly dynamic associations –the West African Society of Gastroenterology (WASOG) and the Association for the Study of the Liver in Nigeria (ASLIN).
SOGHIN members are present in all federal teaching hospital, many Federal Medical centers, State teaching and general hospitals and private hospitals from every region of Nigeria. Members in diaspora also contribute to the organization. There are over 75 Members including specialists like Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists, Haematologists, Parasitologists, General Surgeons, Histopathologists, Pediatricians, Pharmacists, Nurses and Medical Laboratory Scientists. Associate members include specialists-in post graduate medical training programs such as senior registrars.