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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: 
2021-03-29
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

Post Date: 
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: 
2020-11-08
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: 
2020-10-06
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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.

Amita Gupta Named to NIAID Council

Post Date: 
2019-09-06
Amita Gupta
CCGHE Deptuy Director Amita Gupta was recently appointed for a 4-year term to the NIAID Advisory Council at the National Institutes of Health

BJGMC Team Convenes PHOENIx Pre-study Event for Maharashtra Government TB Program Officials

Post Date: 
2019-08-19
Meeting participants, Group Photo
Collaboration and coordination with local government TB program officials are critical for ensuring transparency and a shared understanding of the study’s purpose, methods, consent process, logistics, and potential implications for India’s national TB control efforts.

Helping Latino Immigrant Families Navigate the Health Care System

Post Date: 
2019-08-15
Kathleen Page
Dr. Kathleen Page is interviewed by Baltimore NPR affiliate WYPR about access to healthcare among Baltimore's LatinX immigrant community

FDA OKs 'Game Changer' Pretomanid for Highly Resistant TB

Post Date: 
2019-08-14
Amita Gupta
Medscape: Dr. Amita Gupta weighs in on the FDA approval of a new drug for XDR-TB

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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.

Should Immunocompromised People Get Booster Shots? What the Experts Say

Post Date: 
2021-08-11
Source: 
Healthline
Booster Shot
Due to a weakened immune system, immunocompromised patients are at higher risk of serious illness from many infectious diseases.

Schools weigh vaccine and mask mandates as students prepare to return

Post Date: 
2021-08-09
Source: 
CNBC
Schools weigh vaccine and mask mandates
Dr. Robert Bollinger: ″We’ve had mandates for vaccinations in schools for over 100 years. Vaccine mandates are nothing new.”

Here’s where return-to-office plans stand now

Post Date: 
2021-08-04
Source: 
CNBC
return-to-office plans
Dr. Bob Bollinger: "This is an unprecedented, once-in-a-century public health emergency, and things are, unfortunately, in flux.”

COVID vaccination rate for NYC municipal workforce lags behind city’s total as thousands scoff at shots

Post Date: 
2021-07-29
Source: 
New York Daily News
COVID vaccination rate
Dr. Bob Bollinger was interviewed for this article

COVID-19 Variants and Vaccine Mandates

Post Date: 
2021-07-29
Source: 
YouTube
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Leslie Marshall is joined by Dr. Bob Bollinger, the Raj and Kamla Gupta Professor of Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Indonesia: Raging pandemic offers fertile ground for new variants

Post Date: 
2021-07-23
Source: 
Al Jazeera
New Variants
Al Jazeera: Dr. Robert Bollinger weighs in on the potential for new COVID-19 variants, particularly in areas where case numbers are high.

Global Coronavirus Pandemic

Post Date: 
2021-07-16
Source: 
The World Tonight. Black News Channel
Dr. Amita Gupta
The World Tonight, Black News Channe l: Dr. Amita Gupta discusses the challenges associated with COVID vaccination in low and middle income countries.

Are COVID-19 symptoms different if I’m infected with the Delta variant?

Post Date: 
2021-07-13
Source: 
Los Angeles Times
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bollinger: "People getting infected now are a lot younger than they were with the earlier variants, because the older people are vaccinated at a much higher rate."

How we solved COVID

Post Date: 
2021-07-13
Source: 
Readers digest
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Robert Bollinger: "Such fast development of tests and vaccines are a clear example of the collaboration between scientists and the importance of public investment."

Johns Hopkins Students and Faculty Members Confront India’s COVID-19 Crisis

Post Date: 
2021-07-08
Source: 
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Dr. Amita Gupta
Dr. Amita Gupta: “If India is not safe, the world’s not safe. COVID anywhere affects us everywhere, and so we can’t lay down the guard.”

Proceedings of IMPAACT Annual Meeting 2021 Now Online

Post Date: 
2021-06-30
Source: 
impaactannualmeetings.org
IMPAACT
View video presentations from this year’s annual meeting, highlighting the latest updates and exciting science in the field.

7 Lessons We’ve Learned From This Pandemic to Remember for the Next One

Post Date: 
2021-06-22
Source: 
Self
Dr. Amita Gupta
Dr. Amita Gupta: "We aren’t going to be able to treat our way out of disease. We need to prevent more infections from happening."

Why India’s COVID-19 data is vastly undercounted

Post Date: 
2021-06-22
Source: 
Gruntstuff
Dr. Amita Gupta
Dr. Amita Gupta: “We care from a humanitarian perspective, a public well being perspective and a well being safety perspective.”

A Blueprint for Preventing Another Pandemic

Post Date: 
2021-06-22
Source: 
Time
Dr. Amita Gupta
TIME polled 73 experts on how to mitigate the next health crisis. The responses offer a plan to build a more prepared world.

Ask The Doctor

Post Date: 
2021-06-22
Source: 
Twitter
Dr. Amita Gupta
Vikram Chandra, Founder, Editorji Technologies interviews Dr Amita Gupta, Dr Vincent Rajkumar, and Dr Aju Mathew.

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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: 
2020-09-22
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

Post Date: 
2020-07-08
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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...