Over the last 17 years the Foundation has in South Africa established itself as an effective organization attracting and continuing to collaborate with a number of international organizations including the

Since its in inception the Gastroenterology Foundation of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has raised over R50 million (approximately $3.0 million USD) in the form of generous pledges from the pharmaceutical and the device industry. It has sponsored 20 research grants, 102 travel awards to fellows in training for international travel and 415 local travel awards. In addition, we have awarded two international scholarships, one to Brown University in the USA and two to Oxford University in the United Kingdom. In 2022 we assisted with a Fellowship to Ghent for advanced endoscopy and in 2023 we have facilitated 2 fellowships – one for Liver transplantation at Kings college hospital and the other in IBD at St Thomas’s hospital London.



GHASSA Overview
Project ECHO Sub Saharan Africa
G-ECHO weekly Wednesday webinars
Covid19-ECHO clinic
Liver Interest Group Meeting, 26 October 2024. Radisson Gautrain, Sandton, Johannesburg