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11 Apr, 2021

Properties, Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and impact of H.pylori on Public Health

  • 19:00:00
  • published: 2021-01-11
  • EBL 446015, University Park, Kirkuk Road, Erbil, Iraq.

Helicobacter pylori is a microaerophilic Gram-negative, S-curved bacterium. H. pylori is the first formally recognized bacterial carcinogen linked to gastritis, duodenal ulcer, gastric carcinoma and mucosa-associated lymphoid malignancies. It is one of the most successful human pathogens, as over half of the world's population is colonized with this species.
The epidemiological studies have shown that H. pylori prevalence ranges from 20-50% in the adult populations of the developed world but the occurrence is much more in the developing countries with prevalence is high as 90% in some countries.
There are several laboratory methods that have become available to diagnose H. pylori infection over the last three decades. These methods are divided in two main groups: invasive and non-invasive. Invasive diagnostic tests comprise endoscopic image, histology (microscopy), rapid urease test, culture, and molecular methods; all these techniques require endoscopy to obtain biopsy materials. Non-invasive diagnostic tests included stool antigen test, serology-based tests, urea breath test, and molecular examinations .

Speakers

  • *Ass. Prof Dr.Thaera Muslat , Community Medicine Specialist , Public Health Departmet, Ministry of Public Health / Qatar.
  • * MSc. Sara Mohammed Mayas, College of Science, Thamar University, Thamar, Yemen.
  • * Ass. Prof Dr. Payman Akram , College of Education , Salahaddin University , Erbil, Kurdistan Region.
  • * Prof. Dr. Dhary Alewy Almashhadany Knowledge University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region.

DETAILED WORKSHOP AGENDA

Session 1 (7:00 PM – 7:10 PM)
Welcome
Session 2 / Speakers
Presentation 1: (7:10 PM – 7:30 PM)
Properties of Helicobacter pylori
*Ass. Prof Dr.Thaera Muslat , Community Medicine Specialist , Public Health Depart., Ministry of Public Health / Qatar.

Presentation 2: (7:30 PM – 7:50 PM)
Epidemiology of H.pylori
Associate Prof Dr. Payman Akram , College of Edu. , Salahaddin University , Erbil ,Kurdistan Region , Iraq.

Presentation 3: (7:50 PM – 8:10 PM)
Diagnosis of H.pylori
MSc. Sara Mohammed Mayas, Thamar University, Dhamar , Yemen .

Presentation 4 (8:10 PM – 8:30 PM)
Impact of H.pylori on Public Health
Prof Dr. Dhary Alewy Almashhadany ,Knowledge University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region.

Session 3 (8:30 PM – 9:30 PM)
Questions and Discussion

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