Maunank Shah
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Dr. Amita Gupta
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October 8, 2020

Congratulations to Maunank Shah, this year's recipient of the NTCA's Robert Koch Award for outstanding contributions toward eliminating tuberculosis!

October 7, 2020

For decades, global health systems have been transitioning from paper to electronic health records to improve patient data accessibility, particularly to facilitate epidemiological study and preventive care.

September 9, 2020

World Health Organization guidelines recommend that individuals living with HIV receive ≥6 months of isoniazid preventive therapy, including pregnant women. 

July 28, 2020

944 women with HIV participating in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study comparing 28 weeks of IPT antepartum versus postpartum, were tested by QuantiFERON-gold-in-tube (QGIT) antepartum and by QGIT and tuberculin skin test (TST) at delivery and postpartum.

September 22, 2020

Risk factors for progression of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) to severe disease or death are underexplored in U.S. cohorts.

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PLOS ONE

PLoS One: Dr. Mandar Paradkar and colleagues conducted a CTRIUMPH study that supports TB preventive therapy for all household contacts of pulmonary TB patients in India

Dr. Nishi Suryavanshi

When community health workers used a mobile health intervention with HIV+ women to deliver care, there was a higher uptake of exclusive breastfeeding at two months and early infant HIV diagnosis at six weeks

Dr. Natasha Chida

Dr. Natasha Chida: "...80 percent of people who get COVID-19 develop mild symptoms that resemble those of a cold.”

Dr. Kathleen Page

Dr. Kathleen Page: “We need to remove as many barriers to care as possible, and language is a significant barrier for many in the Latino community.”

Kathleen Page

Dr. Page: "Many children and young adults who carry the virus are asymptomatic, so those checks would have limited effectiveness anyway."

Dr. Robert Bollinger

CCGHE's Bob Bollinger talks with Leslie Marshall about the latest COVID-19 news, including vaccines.

Dr. Amita Gupta

Dr. Amita Gupta: “He is not sending the right message [by] going in a car while actively viremic with COVID and receiving therapies.”

Dr. Larry Chang

Larry Chang: "I don’t think we’re quite there yet, in the city of Baltimore and kind of the region."