Presentation and mission

The Portuguese Society of Digestive Endoscopy (Sociedade Portuguesa de Endoscopia Digestiva - SPED) was founded in 1979 and is a non-profit scientific association of public utility that brings together physicians and other healthcare professionals with interest in digestive endoscopy in Portugal. 

The goals of SPED are:

  • To promote the development of digestive endoscopy on behalf of the Portuguese population;
  • To disseminate the update of ideas, knowledge and projects in the field of digestive endoscopy;
  • To stimulate research in digestive endoscopy;
  • To promote contacts, and national and international exchange between different professionals working in the field of digestive endoscopy;
  • To develop educational activities leading to training and improvement of physicians and other healthcare professionals;
  • To contribute to the establishment of training and practising norms in digestive endoscopy. 

SPED is afilliated with:

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Governing Board

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