The Gatroenterological Society of Singapore was formed in the mid 1980s.
The objectives of the society are:
To date, the society has held annual scientific meetings, organized National Endoscopy Workshops, and published newsletters containing hundreds of relevant articles.It has also incorporated nurses to be part of the society.
The Gastroenterological Society of Singapore has collaborated with the American Gastroenterolgical Association to hold the first Asian AGA meeting in Singapore in 1995. The society was also the host of the highly successful APDW2003 meeting.