healthy stomach initiative events

past events



Date:  March 08, 2023

“The role of gastric microbiota in health & diseases” – Antonio Gasbarrini, Italy

“Molecular cross-talks in a healthy stomach” – Juozas Kupcinskas, Lithuania

“How to achieve a healthy stomach in Africa” – Mohamed Alboraie, Egypt



Date:  June 07, 2023

“Role of Helicobacter pylori in Africa - more than the African enigma? – Mashiko Setshedi, South Africa

“Standards in Upper GI Endoscopy – where to look and how?” – Jan Bornschein, UK

“The effect of Covid 19 pandemic on stomach health” – Rafhda Abdellatif Hafez, Egypt


2023 H S I WORLD SERIES webinar ASIA

Date:  September 06, 2023

“What is recommended for eradication of H.pylori and the relevance of gut microbiota?” - Jyh-Ming Liou, Taiwan

“What is current in diagnosis of H. pylori infection and screening of gastric cancer in the South East Asia?” - Ratha-korn Vilaichone, Thailand

“Gastric cancer/precancerous lesion regarding H. pylori infection” - Hwoon-Yong Jung, Korea



Date:  November 28, 2023

“Burden of Helicobacter pylori and gastric precursor lesions and implications for gastric cancer screening: A US perspective” - Dr. Monika Laszkowska, USA

“Chilean Gastric Cancer Task Force: A study protocol to obtain a clinical and molecular classification of a cohort of gastric cancer patients” - Dr. Alejandro Corvalan, Chile

“Helicobacter pylori infection, premalignant gastric lesions, and gastric cancer: Ongoing research initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean” - Dr. Constanza Camargo, USA, Colombia


East-West Symposium “Update on Stomach Diseases

Date:  October 10, 2023


Healthy Stomach Initiative – group of interest meeting

Date:  October 15, 2023
Location:  Uegw Copenhagen, Denmark, Bella Center, Room C1


Healthy Stomach Initiative – group of interest meeting

Date:  December 09, 2023
Location:  APDW Bangkok, Thailand, Room 110, level I


Healthy Stomach Initiative event for Ukrainian gastroenterologists

Translation of H S I webinar (Europe) streamed across Ukraine



Date: Sunday, October 9
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Room: Schubert 2
Venue floorplans:

Looking forward to seeing many face-to-face again during this group of interest gathering.

Prof. Dr. Peter Malfertheiner
Prof. Dr. Richard Hunt
Prof. Dr. Francis Megraud
Prof. Dr. Francesco DiMario



Virtual post-DDW meeting

date: May 26th at 2.00pm Central European Time – program to follow


Virtual Asian Pacific Digestive Disease Week

date: August 19 – 22, 2021

with its Healthy Stomach Initiative meeting on Aug 22nd,




date: October 02, 2021

please send in any public awareness activity for this year’s World Stomach Day.



H S I meeting 2019 UEGW

date: Oct 20 from 10am to 12noon
location: details will follow soon


H S I meeting 2019

date: may 19th from 10am to 12noon
location: Residence Inn by Marriott - Gaslamp Quarter, 356 6th Avenue - San Diego


Annual H S I meeting 2018

date:  october 21st from 10am to 12noon
location: UEGW 2018 Vienna


H S I meeting in Washington D.C.

date:  June 3rd, 10:00 - 12:00 noon
location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington D.C. Burnham, Constitution Level, 3B



H S I meeting during the UEGW in Barcelona

date:  October 29th, 10:00 - 12:00 noon
location: Barcelona Room B5


H S I meeting during the Asian Pacific DDW in Hong Kong

date:  September 26th, 08:30 - 10:00 AM
location: Hong Kong Meeting Room S423-424 on Level 4 of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center



H S I Meeting during DDW in Chicago

date:  May 7th, 10am
location: Chicago Hyatt Mc Cormick



H S I meeting during UEGW

date  Sunday, October 16th 2016 ++ 10.00am - 12.00 noon
where   Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Vienna Prater, Trabrennstrasse 4, 1020 Vienna

Hall D of the Convention Center is right across the street from the Courtyard Marriott
Closest U-Bahn Station to hall D : U2 Haltestelle Kaieau
Or U-Bahn station to hall A : U2 Messe/Prater 



XXIXth International Workshop on Helicobacter & Microbiota

date  Sep 16th-17th 2016 ++ 08:30am till noon
where  Magdeburg, Germany
In conjunction with the XXIX International Workshop of the European Helicobacter & Microbiota Study Group on Helicobacter & Microbiota in Inflammation and Cancer on September 15 – 17, 2016 in Magdeburg, Germany, the Healthy Stomach Initiative is organizing a public awareness event outside the meeting venue of the congress in the city park in Magdeburg. On September 16th and 17th visitors will be able to join guides tours in and around the stomach model, receive nutrition recommendations form experts and listen to short presentations about stomach health, prevention and treatment options from Gastroenterology experts of the University Hospital in Magdeburg under the coordination of Dr. med. Ulrike von Arnim and Prof. Dr. Peter Malfertheiner.


Gastric cancer: From bench to bedside

date  June 17th-18th 2016 ++ 08:30am till noon AGENDA  
where  Nantes, France, Hotel Radisson


Healthy Stomach Initiative Meeting

date  May 22th 2016 ++ 10:00am till noon AGENDA  
where  San Diego (DDW), Hotel ANDAZ


H S I public awareness event, organized by Prof. Angel Lanas

date  October 25th 2015 ++ 10:00am 
where  Zaragoza, Spain, University of Zaragoza School of Medicine



H S I & Steigerwald event "HEALTHY STOMACH"

date  August 15, 2015 ++ 10am - 06pm AGENDA  
where  60325 Frankfurt, Germany, Bockenheimer Warte
Sponsored by:


H S I Meeting Washington D.C.

date  May 17, 2015 ++ 10am - 12noon AGENDA  
where  Washington D.C., Marriott at Metro Center, Salon E, Healthy Stomach Initiative Meeting

Public Awareness (Vienna, AT)

date  Oct. 18-19, 2014

HSI Meeting (Vienna, AT)

date  Oct. 19, 2014 

HSI meeting (Chicago, USA)

date  May 4, 2014


public awareness (Berlin, Germany)

date  October 12, 2013, 11h - 17h, Sony Center/Potsdamer Str.
public awareness event with interactive stomach

Healthy Stomach Initiative Meeting (Berlin, Germany)

date  October 13, 2013, 10h - 12h, International Congress Center Berlin
HSI Meeting

during the UEGW in Berlin.

Healthy Stomach Initiative (Treviso, Italy)

date  June 29 – 30, 2013
Organized by  Prof Francesco Di Mario

safe the date, details will follow soon

UEGW Berlin  

date  Sunday, October 13th 2013
time  10.00am – 12.00pm

safe the date, details will follow soon