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June 2021

The endoscopic examination for the Hp+, over 40 years old was done in Dawakha BHU.

3rd zoom TTT

May 2021

The 3rd TTT was perform by zoom with Kyushu University (TEMDEC) help.


UBT test

March 2021

The eradication check was done by UBT at Dawakha.



November 2020

​Triple eradication therapy started in Dawakha.


endoscopic exam

November 2020

Endoscopic examination for cancer risk groups started at JDWNR hospital.


October 2020

​We received a grant form JACEVO for remote area in Japan.

Eradication medicine for Helicobacter pylori arrived at Thimphu

July 08, 2020

Eradication drug arrived at Thimphu for Dawakha district.

E learning

March 31, 2020

​E learning for the improving endoscopic detection of early gastric cancer started

Started the project for the eradicating gastric cancer in BHUTAN at Dawakha district.

December 04, 2019

A pilot project for eradicating gastric cancer in Bhutan was started. More than 1000 people came to the Helicobacter pylori test in Dawakha subdistrict. 


October 29, 2019

​We received a grant from The lion standing against the wind fund foundation.

A pilot project for eradicating gastric cancer in kingdom of Bhutan

August 14, 2019

We will start ' A pilot project for eradicating gastric cancer in kingdom of Bhutan' by JICA. The ceremony was performed at 15th August. Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Ministry of Health, will cooperate and work together in order to get a final goal. See BBS report.


March 19, 2019

We obtained a grant from TERMO foundation for life sciences and arts.

The 1st TTT course in Bhutan by professor Yao

February 18, 2019

We performed the 1st TTT(train the trainer) course for endoscopy in Bhutan. Eight Bhutanese doctors participated. Professor Yao introduced the basic endoscopic technique, and lectured how to find the early gastric cancer by endoscopy. 


February 14, 2019

​We obtained a grant from JICS(Japan International Cooperation System).

Visiting Bhutan

August 31, 2018

We visited Bhutan again, and gave the letter about H pylori and gastric cancer. Many people came and had a nice discussion.

How to eliminate gastric cancer-related death worldwide ?

May 10, 2018

The paper " How to eliminate gastric cancer-related death worldwide ?" written by Professor Yamaoka was published in Nature reviews clinical oncology. 

HIGAN Lecture 6; Diagnosis of early gastric cancer by magnifying endoscopy with NBI

November 02, 2017

How to find early gastric cancer by magnifying endoscopy with NBI ? Presented by professor Kenshi Yao (Fukuoka University Chikushi hospital JAPAN).  NEW!

HIGAN Lecture 5: Gastric cancer therap, Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)

September 30, 2017

Gastric cancer can be treated with endoscopic dissection, when it is early stage ! presented by Dr. Noriya Uedo (Osaka International Cancer Center)

HIGAN Lecture 4: H. pylori infection: What should we do ?

September 11, 2017

New HIGAN Lecture is ready to learn. What should we do for H pylori infection? Presented by professor David Y. Graham ( Baylor College of Medicine, USA)

Bhutan visit

August 22, 2017

We visited Bhutan (Medical University, Ministry of Health, Royal Center for disease control, JDWR hospital).

HIGAN Lecture 3: H. pylori eradication for gastric cancer control

January 04, 2020

How can we control gastric cancer ? presented by Dr. Herrero (IARC, WHO, France)

HIGAN Lecture 2: H. pylori: Virulence and gastric cancer pathogenesis

January 01, 2020

Why H. pylori is dangerous ? presented by professor Yoshio Yamaoka (Oita University, Japan)

Video Lecture started!

July 04, 2017

We have started Video lecture series. Please see our Education page.

The23rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Helicobacter Research

June 29, 2017

We have posted a poster as shown. The photo was provided by Kazama photo office.


May 29, 2017

​We got a grant from ADRA.


April 09, 2017

​We got a grant from the Japan International Cooperation Foundation.


June 30, 2016

Started Blog (sorry only in Japanese)

The 22nd Annual Meeting of the Japansese Society for Helicobacter pylori Resaerch

​We have presented our mission in the meeting.

Global E-learning

May 15, 2016

E-learning System for the Endoscopic Diagnosis of Early Gastric Cancer by professor Yao et al. was accepted in EBiomedicine.


​We have established NPO-HIGAN in Tokyo Japan.

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