Fort McPherson H.pylori Project

Fort McPherson H. pylori Project Progress Report (link)

Project components:

  • Community screening and surveys
  • Endoscopy
  • Treatment
  • Policy development
  • Knowledge exchange


Date Event
May 2011 The Teetl’it Gwich’in Council extended an invitation to Dr. Karen Goodman to initiate a study in Fort McPherson, NT, similar to the Aklavik H. pylori Project carried out in Aklavik, NT
November 2011 to May 2012 Memorandum of Agreement between the Fort McPherson H. pylori Project Planning Committee and the University of Alberta developed
June 2012 Fieldwork initiated in Fort McPherson (Participant recruitment, H. pylori screening by breath test, questionnaires)
March 2013 Endoscopy component initiated
Treatment component initiated
May 2013 Pathology component initiated and results reported back to participants
Ongoing Short-term treatment follow-up
Research results reported to community
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