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News by Year - 2018
World AIDS Week Is Local at BJGMC in Pune, India
The BJGMC Clinical Research Site convened community awareness activities that focused on HIV and HPV
Venezuela’s health crisis demands an urgent regional response
The Washington Post
Dr. Kathleen Page's OpEd in the Washington Post
Superbugs kill more in India than globally, mortality rate is 13%
The Times of India
Dr. Matt Robinson is an author on this study showing the mortality rate from drug-resistant bacteria in India is twice that of high-income countries.
Gupta, Page named Hopkins Mission Honorees
125 honorees were selected for their outstanding dedication to Hopkins' core values; CCGHE's Amita Gupta and Kathleen Page were among them.
Indian American donors gave more than $1.2 billion to US universities, colleges: report
The American Bazaar
Indian American donors have contributed more than $1.2 billion to US higher education institutions since 2000, according to a new study by the nonprofit Indiaspora.
Cutting off immigrants from public benefits means American children will pay the price
The Baltimore Sun
Dr. Kathleen Page's OpEd in The Baltimore Sun discusses ripple effects that cuts in benefits to immigrants mean for American kids.
CCGHE at the Union 2018
Our Union dance card is full! Check out CCGHE's schedule of presentations at this year's conference.
Perspectives: How can we improve mental health services for people living with HIV in the Asia-Pacific?
People living with HIV are known to have higher rates of mental health issues, which can worsen their quality of life and affect adherence to HIV treatment.
Bollinger Installed as Raj & Kamla Gupta Professor of Infectious Diseases
On September 5, CCGHE Director Dr. Robert C. Bollinger was installed as the inaugural recipient of the Raj and Kamla Gupta Professorship in Infectious Diseases, funded by the Ujala Foundation.
Doctor who tackled HIV and other infectious diseases in India honored
India Abroad article highlights the dedication of the Raj and Kamla Gupta Professorship in Infectious Diseases.
Amita Gupta and Sujata Bhatia: Doing a World of Good
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Amita Gupta is interviewed by AIChE about the intersection of chemical engineering and medicine.
National Institutes of Health Awards emocha Mobile Health $1 Million for Multi-State Study
Bob Bollinger: "It is critical for patients to take tuberculosis medication as prescribed, and research supports new adherence strategies. . . "
$17M is awarded to support HIV, disease ecology, mHealth projects
Global Health Matters
Larry Chang's Multidisciplinary Research Training to Understand and Reduce HIV Incidence in Uganda is among the funded projects.
BJGMC Clinical Research Team Exceeds 6,000 Participant Enrollments in 4 Years
The Indo-JHU Clinical Research partnership at BJGMC in Pune, India, is now one of the top enrollers among all ACTG research sites internationally.
Enhanced immigration enforcement in US could worsen HIV epidemic
Infectious Disease News (via Healio)
Kathleen Page: Immigrants living in fear of deportation often limit the use of services that they believe could expose them to authorities.
We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Jyoti Mathad
Video by Weill Cornell Medicine features Jyoti Mathad and her work with the Indo-JHU Clinical Research Partnership.
Infectious Diseases Can Be Tackled, Here are 3 Solutions
Bob Bollinger: Quick delivery of care to sick patients eases the human impact and lowers the cost of disease.
Shah Receives Dr. David Glasser Memorial Award for TB Control in Maryland
Award recognizes significant contributions to TB prevention & control in MD.
Smartphone App Keeps an ‘Eye’ on Daily Tuberculosis Therapy
Study shows success with TB therapy observation conducted via video instead of via in-person clinic visits.
World Tuberculosis (TB) Day Recognized with Community Event at BJGMC
This year's themes: Maintaining healthy nutrition, addressing mental health challenges, and the latest in TB research.