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Dr. Kathleen Page Receives Governor's Citation

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2021-11-10
Dr. Kathleen Page
Dr. Kathleen Page, Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has received the Maryland State Governor’s Citation for her contributions throughout the COVID pandemic.

Researchers Identify Biomarker that Heralds Poor Outcomes in TB Patients

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2021-11-09
Dr. Akshay Gupte
Dr. Akshay Gupte and colleagues discovered that elevated IL-6 can predict poor treatment outcomes, showcasing a need for including IL-6 in clinical screenings.

Mentorship Award!

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2021-11-02
Gauri Dhumal and Neetal Nevrekar Receive PEER Grant Award
Gauri Dhumal and Neetal Nevrekar received the award from USAID’s Women in Science Mentoring Program for separate pilot projects that study better tuberculosis treatment methods. Nishi Suryavanshi is their mentor.

2021 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Award Winners Announced

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2021-10-19
Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Ana Cervantes
Mayor Brandon M. Scott: "...I was honored to recognize the winners of the 2021 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards.

CURE ID Moves to Automated Data Collection in Light of COVID Pandemic

Post Date: 
2021-07-13
Dr. Matt Robinson
Drs. Matt Robinson is leading JHU efforts in this FDA program, and Robert Bollinger and Jane McKenzie-White helped launch it before COVID.

Innovation During Times of Change  |  2020 Annual Report

Post Date: 
2021-03-30
2020 Annual Report
2020 was a year like no other. Learn what CCGHE discovered in our Annual Report.

Research Update: TB Trials Conducted by JHU-India Team Will Shorten Drug-Susceptible TB Treatment for Children and Adults

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2020-12-07
Research Updated
Reporting from the virtual 51st Union Conference on Lung Health, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced promising findings from 2 TB trials

Super-spreading Events: Lessons from India on Containment of COVID-19, Co-Hosted by Johns Hopkins India Institute

Post Date: 
2020-11-09
Super-spreading Events
Join Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo for a conversation with Drs. Brian Wahl and Sanjay Mehendale on what we can learn from India about pandemic safety. Register now!

Maunank Shah Receives NTCA Robert Koch Award

Post Date: 
2020-10-08
Maunank Shah
Congratulations to Maunank Shah, this year's recipient of the NTCA's Robert Koch Award for outstanding contributions toward eliminating tuberculosis!

India's National Digital Health Mission and the Patient Data Revolution, Co-Hosted by the Johns Hopkins India Institute

Post Date: 
2020-10-07
Livestream
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.

Helping Venezuela Confront a Humanitarian Emergency

Post Date: 
2020-07-29
Dr. Kathleen Page
United Nations: Dr. Kathleen Page was a panelist in this virtual meeting on the critical state of healthcare in Venezuela and COVID-19.

NIH Awards Johns Hopkins Baltimore-Washington-India Trials Group $460,679 in Supplemental COVID-19 Funding

Post Date: 
2020-06-30
NIH
The supplement is leveraging existing HIV research infrastructure and personnel for DAIDS-sponsored COVID research

Venezuela: Urgent Aid Needed to Combat Covid-19

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2020-05-26
Kathleen Page
Human Rights Watch: Kathleen Page & colleagues call out the continuing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela & the dire situation posed by COVID-19.

Pandemic Planning in Pune: Distributing Study Medication during COVID-19

Post Date: 
2020-04-23
Dr. Sandesh Patil
Dr. Sandesh Patil reports how the team in India ensured study participants received medication during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CCGHE at CROI 2020

Post Date: 
2020-03-04
CROI 2020
CCGHE is part of 17 presentations at this year's Conference of Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections! Check out where we will be!

CCGHE Joins the Alliance of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Post Date: 
2020-01-13
Dr. Robert Bollinger
“AAIH’s mission dovetails very well with our own work at Hopkins,” CCGHE Director Dr. Robert Bollinger noted.

Page Appointed Medical Director for The Access Partnership

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2020-01-13
Dr. Kathleen Page
"TAP’s mission and approach meet a critical shortfall in patient care locally, and it’s an honor to be entrusted with strategic medical leadership for this effort."

CCGHE at the 2019 Union TB Conference

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2019-10-21
2019 Union World Conference on Lung Health
CCGHE researchers and faculty will be in Hyderbad for the Union Conference--check out our agenda!

Tuberculosis Prevention Therapy in HIV+ Pregnant Women versus Waiting until After Delivery: A Delicate Risk-Benefit Conversation

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2019-10-14
CCGH Globe
Study findings suggest that waiting until after delivery to start preventive therapy is associated with fewer adverse events

Integrated Mobile Health Applications Show Promise for Quicker Care of Drug-Resistant TB in South Africa

Post Date: 
2019-10-11
Jane McKenzie-White
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and other institutions developed and tested a suite of mobile health applications that shows great promise for patient care and public health.

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Here's why you shouldn't be panicking about the new COVID variant, Omicron.

Post Date: 
2021-12-01
Source: 
Mamamia
Dr. Robert Bollinger
“All RNA viruses mutate over time, some more than others...flu viruses change often, which is why doctors recommend that you get..."

States with High Vaccination Rates Can Still Experience COVID-19 Surges — Here’s Why

Post Date: 
2021-12-01
Source: 
Healthline
High Vaccination Rates
Dr. Robert Bollinger: “We went through the same cycle last year with different parts of the country… going up at different times,"

Dashboards and trackers: Covid-19 pandemic made data new normal

Post Date: 
2021-11-30
Source: 
Business Standard
Dr. Amita Gupta
Lack of reliable numbers to accurately portray the Covid19 pandemic may result in the dangerous equation ‘’no data is equal to no problem.’

Covid-19 pandemic and the unprecedented rise of data

Post Date: 
2021-11-29
Source: 
Business Standard
Dr. Amita Gupta
Enormous amounts of data have been generated and analysed during the Covid-19 pandemic around the world. India has been there, too, and how.

The Growing Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance in India

Post Date: 
2021-11-12
Source: 
contagionlive.com
Dr. Amita Gupta
India is the world’s leading consumer of antibiotics, and Amita Gupta, MD, is researching how the country can best mitigate the spread of antimicrobial resistance.

Chida Named Program Director of the Osler Medical Residency

Post Date: 
2021-11-08
Source: 
hopkinsmedicine.org
Dr. Natasha Chida
Dr. Natasha Chida will be the next program director of the Osler Medical Residency effective immediately.

Study identifies need to improve patient retention in the National TB Elimination Programme, highlights patients’ trust relationship with private providers

Post Date: 
2021-11-02
Source: 
indianexpress.com
Study identifies need to improve patient retention
The study identified the need to improve patient retention in the NTEP and highlight patients' trust relationship with private providers

Irvin and Page Selected for JHM Levi Watkins, Jr. Mentorship Program

Post Date: 
2021-11-01
Source: 
hopkinsmedicine.org
Drs. Risha Irvin and Kathleen Page
Drs. Risha Irvin and Kathleen Page, associate professors in the Division of ID, have been selected as “Protégés” for the inaugural JHM Levi Watkins, Jr. Mentorship Program.

Meet the Baltimore ‘vaccine ambassadors’ working to personally convince those who are still hesitant to get the COVID shot

Post Date: 
2021-10-29
Source: 
MSN.com
Dr. Kathleen Page
Dr. .Kathleen Page: “Having a doctor that speaks Spanish is very, very reassuring to some people,”

Baltimore City Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards

Post Date: 
2021-10-12
Source: 
Facebook
Ana Cervantes
Congratulation to our own Ana Cervantes. She has been nominated to the Baltimore City Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards.

New Pill Could Reduce Risk of Hospitalization, Death From COVID-19, But Experts Say Vaccines Remain Best Tool

Post Date: 
2021-10-05
Source: 
WJC 13
Dr. Kathleen Page
“There’s people getting their first dose today,” said Dr. Kathleen Page, infectious disease physician and faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. “

Maryland Department of Health, Baltimore City and Johns Hopkins Medicine partner to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations at Fiesta Baltimore

Post Date: 
2021-10-05
Source: 
Maryland Department of Health
Free Vaccinations
The event is yet another statewide effort by MDH to support equitable and convenient access to COVID-19 vaccines for vulnerable and...

Vaccination efforts at Fiesta Baltimore 2021

Post Date: 
2021-10-04
Source: 
WBAL
Baltimore vs COVID
The goal is to meet people where they are to answer questions and hopefully get the jab. Especially, in communities hardest hit by the virus.

An Update on COVID-19 and India

Post Date: 
2021-10-01
Source: 
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Dr. Vidya Mave
Last spring, India experienced a catastrophic wave of COVID-19 infections with more than 100,000 cases per day, exceeding hospital capacity in some areas and leading to oxygen shortages.

What Chris Rock Did Immediately After Testing Positive For COVID-19

Post Date: 
2021-09-21
Source: 
nickiswift.com
Chris Rock
Dr. Robert Bollinger: "...changes are something to be watched, to ensure that testing, treatment and vaccines are still effective."

Covid-19 variants in SA: Your questions answered

Post Date: 
2021-09-16
Source: 
The Citizen
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bollnger: “All RNA viruses mutate over time, some more than others, which is why doctors recommend that you get a new flu vaccine every year,."

India Revises National TB Prevention Guidelines Using Findings from Indo-JHU Research 

Post Date: 
2021-08-31
Source: 
CCGHE
TB graphic
“If we can screen patients early and get their household contacts on preventive therapy, we have an opportunity to stop the chain of this horrible disease.”

Will I need to get a COVID-19 booster shot before my next trip?

Post Date: 
2021-08-23
Source: 
Lonely Planet
Booster Shot
If this trend continues, it's possible that travelers will need to stay up-to-date with their vaccines before planning any international trips.

Best COVID face masks for kids? New guidance about disposable, KN95 and more

Post Date: 
2021-08-20
Source: 
c/net
Best COVID face masks for kids
"A good quality disposable mask under a cloth mask is a reasonable alternative, as long as the fit on the face, nose and mouth is tight."

Expert Analysis on COVID Delta Variant and Afghanistan Withdrawal

Post Date: 
2021-08-17
Source: 
Leslie Marshall Show, with Brad Bannnon
The Leslie Marshall Show
The Leslie Marshall Show, with Brad Bannon. Dr. Bob Bollinger joined the first half of the show to discuss the COVID Delta variant.

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Team Creates Model to Help Show Path Toward Ending HIV Nationwide

Post Date: 
2021-09-24
Dr. Maunank Shah
A new Johns Hopkins Medicine mathematical model to predict how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) spreads in urban areas...

Research Story Tip: Grants, Management Roles Keep Johns Hopkins A Leader In Hiv/Aids Clinical Trial Research

Post Date: 
2020-12-08
Research Story Tip
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine learned that they now have an enhanced opportunity to help move the world toward a day when that observance is rendered obsolete.

Johns Hopkins Researchers Publish COVID-19 ‘Prediction Model’

Post Date: 
2020-09-23
Dr. Amita Gupta
Johns Hopkins News New COVID study findings published in The Annals of Internal Medicine are highlighted

Research Story Tip: International Johns Hopkins Study Says Broad Measures Needed to Prevent TB Spread in India

Post Date: 
2020-08-06
Dr. Mandar Paradkar
Johns Hopkins News Release: News release highlights study findings published in PLOS One by Dr. Mandar Paradkar and colleagues.

Study Shows Mobile Health, Video Technology, Influence Behavior of Affected Populations

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2020-07-09
Dr. Nishi Suryavanshi
Johns Hopkins News Release: Dr. Suryavanshi discusses her study on mobile health and technology training for improving care among HIV+ pregnant and post-partum women and their babies

In Women with HIV, TB Preventive Therapy Poses Greater Risk in Pregnancy than Postpartum

Post Date: 
2019-10-02
NIH Logo
NIH Press Release: NIH announces NEJM published findings from the TB APPRISE trial, led by Dr. Amita Gupta

NIH Launches Large TB Prevention Trial for People Exposed to Multidrug-Resistant TB

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2019-06-25
Tuberculosis bacteria
NIH Press Release : NIH announces a large international clinical trial to prevent multidrug-resistant TB in children, adolescents, and adults who live with someone who has MDR-TB. CCGHE's Dr. Amita Gupta is a protocol chair.

National Institutes of Health Awards emocha Mobile Health $1 Million for Multi-State Study

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2018-08-29
emocha-logo
Bob Bollinger: "It is critical for patients to take tuberculosis medication as prescribed, and research supports new adherence strategies. . . "

Smartphone App Keeps an ‘Eye’ on Daily Tuberculosis Therapy

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2018-04-26
Johns Hopkins Medicine logo
Study shows success with TB therapy observation conducted via video instead of via in-person clinic visits.

One-Month Tuberculosis Prophylaxis as Effective as Nine-Month Regimen for People Living with HIV

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2018-03-05
National Institutes of Health Logo
The Indo-JHU Clinical Research Partnership participated in this important study that could change TB prevention for people living with HIV.

Tip Sheet: Johns Hopkins Researchers Present at Annual CROI Meeting

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2018-03-01
Newswise — Amita Gupta, M.D., deputy director of the Johns Hopkins University Center for Clinical Global Health Education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will present a multicounty study of preventive treatment for tuberculosis (TB) in HIV-infected pregnant and postpartum women—...

emocha Named to 2018 Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Health by Fast Company

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2018-02-20
The Most Innovative Companies list recognizes pioneering companies across 36 categories, from health to artificial intelligence to wellness.

NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2017

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2017-12-01
. . . A study published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine found that HIV incidence dropped by 42 percent among nearly 18,000 people in a Ugandan district during a 7-year period when the rates of HIV treatment and voluntary medical male circumcision were significantly increased . . .

Combination HIV Prevention Reduces New Infections by 42 Percent in Ugandan District

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2017-11-29
NIH announces findings from Larry Chang and colleagues published in the New England Journal of Medicine .

Male Circumcision and Antiviral Drugs Appear to Sharply Reduce HIV Infection Rate

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2017-11-29
. . . The study, published Nov. 29 in the New England Journal of Medicine , is the first to track a large group of people before, during and after the start of an HIV prevention program and show that the program is likely working on a large scale. The researchers found that as the program began and...

Mobile Health and Wellness Clinic Debuts in Pune for Clinical Research and Community-Based Care

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2016-07-25
The Maryland-based health care informatics company CTIS and its founders, Raj and Bharti Shah, have collaborated with the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education and Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College to equip and dispatch a custom-designed mobile health care services...

Proactively treating HIV patients at risk for tuberculosis with multidrug TB therapy doesn’t save more lives

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2016-03-17
In what investigators say is a surprise finding, results of a new study appear to strongly affirm the effectiveness of prescribing the anti-tuberculosis drug isoniazid alone — in place of the standard four-drug regimen — to prevent TB and reduce death in people with advanced HIV/AIDS infections...