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Venezuela: More Aid is Needed in Humanitarian Crisis

Post Date: 
2019-04-11
Summary: Dr. Kathleen Page & colleagues briefed the UN Security Council on critical health crisis in Venezuela

Page Urges UN Security Council to Declare Venezuela Humanitarian Crisis

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Kathleen Page briefs UN Security Council on Venezuela humanitarian crisis, April 9, 2019
Widespread shortages of food, medicine, and supplies have led to malnutrition and a dearth of health care for patients in Venezuela. By many indicators, public health has been set back decades.

Celebration of the Dedicated Participants and Staff of the REPRIEVE Study in Pune, India

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2019-02-18
REPRIEVE Team Members of the BJGMC Clinical Research Site
Staff and nearly 140 participants in the REPRIEVE study gathered for a community event in Pune, India

World AIDS Week Is Local at BJGMC in Pune, India

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2018-12-20
Performers conduct a play to raise awareness about HIV and HPV
The BJGMC Clinical Research Site convened community awareness activities that focused on HIV and HPV

CCGHE at the Union 2018

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2018-09-26
Our Union dance card is full! Check out CCGHE's schedule of presentations at this year's conference.

Bollinger Installed as Raj & Kamla Gupta Professor of Infectious Diseases

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2018-09-17
Raj and Kamla Gupta and Dr. Robert C. Bollinger
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.

BJGMC Clinical Research Team Exceeds 6,000 Participant Enrollments in 4 Years

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2018-08-03
Group Photo, BJGMC Clinical Research Site, 2016, Pune, India
The Indo-JHU Clinical Research partnership at BJGMC in Pune, India, is now one of the top enrollers among all ACTG research sites internationally.

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Jyoti Mathad

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2018-05-18
Dr. Jyoti Mathad
Video by Weill Cornell Medicine features Jyoti Mathad and her work with the Indo-JHU Clinical Research Partnership.

Shah Receives Dr. David Glasser Memorial Award for TB Control in Maryland

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2018-04-27
Award recognizes significant contributions to TB prevention & control in MD.

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day Recognized with Community Event at BJGMC

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2018-04-17
World Health Day group activities at BJGMC Clinical Research Site in Pune, India
This year's themes: Maintaining healthy nutrition, addressing mental health challenges, and the latest in TB research.

Tornheim Receives W. Leigh Thompson Excellence in Research Award

Post Date: 
2018-03-21
Dr. Jeffrey Tornheim
Jeff Tornheim's research on drug-resistant tuberculosis in India garners high honors from Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine.

CCGHE at CROI 2018

Post Date: 
2018-03-05
Check out where and when CCGHE presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. One Month of Rifapentine/Isoniazid to Prevent TB In People With HIV: Brief-TB/A5279 Swindells S, Ramchandani R, Gupta A, Benson CA, Leon-Cruz JT, Omoz-Oarhe A, Juste MAJ, Lama JR, Valencia JA,...

2017 Year in Review

Post Date: 
2018-02-19
What a year! Our 2017 Year In Review outlines the most ambitious 365 days we’ve had to date.

Uniting for a Healthier India

Post Date: 
2018-02-14
"The Indo-US clinical research & education partnership started with a single NIH grant to study maternal-infant HIV transmission." Now with 76 studies underway, this short film chronicles the history & impact of our work in India.

World AIDS Day: BJGMC Team Offers Community Counseling and Preventive Care

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2017-12-21
150 people participated in a non-communicable diseases awareness camp for people in Pune, India, living with HIV.

CCGHE Joins 12-Country UNITAID Effort to Control TB

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2017-11-08
Shorter course to prevent progression of latent TB to active disease is the aim of the effort.

CCGHE at the Union 2017

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2017-10-05
The 2017 Union Conference was in Guadalajaro, Mexico, October 11-14, and Indo-JHU research was well represented.

ID Clinical Minute is Back and Offering CME Credit!

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2017-10-03
Issues will be published bimonthly and CME will be available through ACCME

Tornheim Promoted to Assistant Professor

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2017-08-31
His research explores whether 2 MDR-TB drug susceptibility tests using WGS & MIC can yield options for individualized treament.

Indo-Hopkins Partnership Seeks Causes of Sepsis in the NICU

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2017-08-10
Sepsis among newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is a big problem in India, and a complex one to untangle.

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U.S. wants UN to revoke credentials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government

Post Date: 
2019-04-12
Source: 
Reuters
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on the United Nations on Wednesday to revoke the U.N. credentials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government and recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s legitimate leader.

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues

Post Date: 
2019-04-11
Source: 
UN News
Kathleen Page
UN News: Dr. Kathleen Page & colleagues briefed the UN Security Council on Venezuela's health crisis

U.S. calls on UN to oust Maduro and recognise challenger

Post Date: 
2019-04-11
Source: 
Canada Standard
The UN Security Security remains stalemated by veto-wielding members Russia and the United States. The council has been powerless since the start of the year when the crisis gripping the country escalated following elections in January.

HRW le pide a la ONU que declare una emergencia humanitaria en Venezuela

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
World News En Español
Human Rights Watch (HRW) pidió este miércoles a la ONU que declare la situación en Venezuela como una "emergencia humanitaria" y organice una respuesta internacional a gran escala.

‘You Shouldn’t Be Here’: U.S. Pushes U.N. to Pull Venezuela Envoy’s Credentials

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
New York Times
Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday urged the United Nations to revoke the credentials of Venezuela’s ambassador to the world body, portraying him as a loyalist to the country’s disputed president, Nicolás Maduro, and to a government that has allowed crime, violence and starvation to rise.

UN urged to declare Venezuela a humanitarian emergency

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
Fox News
Human Rights Watch and public health researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine are urging the United Nations to declare the situation in Venezuela "a complex humanitarian emergency that poses a serious risk to the region."

The Latest: Maduro calls US vice president 'ridiculous'

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
Canadian Press
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro is lambasting U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence's remarks at the U.N. Security Council as both "ridiculous" and "racist." In a televised address early Wednesday evening, Maduro said Pence's comments show U.S. leaders "think they are superior to...

Pence says US wants Maduro out and 'all options' on table

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
Associated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told the Security Council on Wednesday the Trump administration is determined to remove President Nicolás Maduro from power in Venezuela, preferably through diplomatic and economic pressure, but “all options are on the table” — and Russia and others need to step aside.

HRW solicitó a la ONU que declare una emergencia humanitaria en Venezuela (Colombia)

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
Zona Cero
Human Rights Watch (HRW) pidió este miércoles a la ONU que declare la situación en Venezuela como una "emergencia humanitaria" y organice una respuesta internacional a gran escala.

Pence: “Es hora que ONU hable” y reconozca a Guaidó como presidente de Venezuela

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
Voice of America
US Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday introduced a resolution calling on the United Nations to recognize interim Venezuelan President Juan Guaidó as the country's legitimate president and revoke the credentials of Nicolás Maduro's disputed government representatives.

Industry Voices—Innovative tools needed to combat the world’s deadliest infectious disease

Post Date: 
2019-03-25
Source: 
FierceHealthcare
Robert Bollinger
In a FierceHealthcare World TB Day Op-ed, Bob Bollinger discusses what's needed to eliminate TB

TB prevention critical among people with HIV

Post Date: 
2019-03-12
Source: 
Infectious Disease News via Healio
Amita Gupta
Infectious Disease News caught up with Dr. Amita Gupta at CROI 2019 to talk about TB prevention among people living with HIV.

Collapse of Health System Sends Venezuelans Fleeing to Brazil for Basic Meds

Post Date: 
2019-02-05
Source: 
NPR
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NPR interviews Dr. Kathleen Page about Venezuela's humanitarian crisis

Venezuela’s health crisis demands an urgent regional response

Post Date: 
2018-11-27
Source: 
The Washington Post
Kathleen Page
Dr. Kathleen Page's OpEd in the Washington Post

Superbugs kill more in India than globally, mortality rate is 13%

Post Date: 
2018-11-20
Source: 
The Times of India
Representative Photo
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

Post Date: 
2018-10-02
Source: 
Hopkins Medicine
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

Post Date: 
2018-10-01
Source: 
The American Bazaar
JHU President Ronald Daniels, Raj Gupta, Kamla Gupta Bob Bollinger, Amita Gupta, JH School of Medicine Dean Paul Rothman
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

Post Date: 
2018-09-28
Source: 
The Baltimore Sun
Kathleen Page
Dr. Kathleen Page's OpEd in The Baltimore Sun discusses ripple effects that cuts in benefits to immigrants mean for American kids.

Perspectives: How can we improve mental health services for people living with HIV in the Asia-Pacific?

Post Date: 
2018-09-19
Source: 
amFAR
Nishi Suryavanshi
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.

Doctor who tackled HIV and other infectious diseases in India honored

Post Date: 
2018-09-11
Source: 
India Abroad
Robert Bollinger
India Abroad article highlights the dedication of the Raj and Kamla Gupta Professorship in Infectious Diseases.

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

Post Date: 
2018-08-29
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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
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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
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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

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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...