Old Crow H.pylori Project

Old Crow H. pylori Project Progress Report (link)

Project components:

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


Timeline:

Date Event
April 2008 Darius Elias contacted Dr. Karen Goodman to find out about bringing the research to Old Crow
July 2008 Dr. Karen Goodman, Rachel Munday (Nurse-in-charge, Aklavik, NT) and Janis Huntington traveled to Old Crow to present at the Bi-annual Gwitchin Gathering
August 2008 A resolution was passed at the Vuntut Gwitchin General Assembly by consensus to bring H. pylori research to Old Crow
August 2009 Presentation given at the VGFN General Assembly to update the community on progress with arrangements for starting research
Sept 2009 Local outreach personnel hired to distribute pamphlets and inform community face-to-face about research progress and collect any questions people might have
May 2010 First planning workshops held with Old Crow H. pylori Planning Committee
August 2010 Second planning workshops held with Old Crow H. pylori Planning Committee
September 2010 Old Crow H. pylori Planning Committee presented a progress report to the Vuntut Gwitchin General Assembly
December 2010 Data collection initiated
January 2012 Endoscopy component initiated
Treatment component initiated
February to March 2012 Pathology component initiated
March 2012 Pathology results reported back to participants
Ongoing Short-term treatment follow
Research results reported to community 
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