Pan Arab Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, an associated society to the Federation of International Societies FISPGHAN;;  "PASPGHAN is a professional association dedicated to promoting research, training and standards of clinical practice for health professionals and scientists in the field of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. [… This] association is recognized by the Arab Doctors Union   [… and] consists of representatives of Arab Pediatric Gastroenterology Societies or pediatric societies of 13 countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Emirates Arab United, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Soudan, Syria, Yemen, Tunisia."