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Venezuela’s mistreatment of returnees may be intensifying COVID-19 spread

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2020-10-17
Venezuela is abusing exiles who have had to return to the country during the coronavirus pandemic, which could be leading to heightened transmission of COVID-19 in the South American country, according to a report from Human Rights Watch and Johns Hopkins University. In the joint report,...

Maunank Shah Receives NTCA Robert Koch Award

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

2018 Year in Review

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2019-06-30
2018 Year in Review
Our newly released 2018 Annual Report features ongoing and new work underway last year. And boy, what a year it was!

Pride in Pune: BJGMC TREAT Asia Team Conducts Health Camp

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2019-06-24
TREAT Asia Team Members
Pride in Pune: The BJGMC CRS teamed up with the Udaan Trust to convene a sexual health awareness & screening camp

Shahs’ Donation of Mobile Clinic Brings Healthcare to Patients in India

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2019-05-28
Raj and Bharti Shah
Philanthrophy Update: The Mobile Health and Wellness Clinic, a gift from Raj and Bharti Shah, CTIS, and the NB Shah Charitable Trust has been a workhorse for delivering health care in Pune, India, right where it's needed.

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Venezuela’s mistreatment of returnees may be intensifying COVID-19 spread

Post Date: 
2020-10-17
Source: 
Latin America Reports
Dr. Kathleen Page
Dr. Page: "Sending returnees to overcrowded and unsanitary quarantine centers, where social distancing is impossible, is a recipe for spreading Covid-19.”

Is It a Cold, the Flu, or COVID-19?

Post Date: 
2020-10-12
Source: 
Everyday Health
Dr. Natasha Chida
Dr. Natasha Chida: "...80 percent of people who get COVID-19 develop mild symptoms that resemble those of a cold.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine Launches Spanish-Language web Portal for COVID-19 Resources

Post Date: 
2020-10-09
Source: 
News Wise
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.”

A flag football league provides Maryland high school players their competitive fix

Post Date: 
2020-10-09
Source: 
The Washington Post
Kathleen Page
Dr. Page: "Many children and young adults who carry the virus are asymptomatic, so those checks would have limited effectiveness anyway."

Leslie Marshall interviews Dr. Bob Bollinger on Latest COVID-19 News, Including Vaccines

Post Date: 
2020-10-07
Source: 
The Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
CCGHE's Bob Bollinger talks with Leslie Marshall about the latest COVID-19 news, including vaccines.

Trump Briefly Leaves Hospital for Drive-by Photo Op With Supporters

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2020-10-04
Source: 
New York Magazine
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.”

As Ravens welcome family in stands in preparation for fans, public health experts urge caution

Post Date: 
2020-09-29
Source: 
Baltimore Sun
Dr. Larry Chang
Larry Chang: "I don’t think we’re quite there yet, in the city of Baltimore and kind of the region."

COVID victims are forced into filthy warehouses in Venezuela

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2020-08-24
Source: 
BNN Bloomberg
Dr. Kathleen Page
BNN Bloomberg : Kathleen Page: "The conditions at these centers suggest there’s violations of basic human rights and protections."

Study Shows Extent, Danger of TB Exposure: Part I

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2020-08-24
Source: 
Medical Daily
Dr. Amita Gupta
Medical Daily: Amita Gupta and Mandar Paradkar are quoted in this report about TB preventive therapy for household contacts of confirmed cases in India

Global Pandemic: The Value of Telemedicine and Concerns with Returning to School

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2020-08-20
Source: 
Fox News Rundown
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Fox News Rundown : Dr Bob Bollinger dicusses the uptick and importance of telemedicine during the pandemic and concerns with schooling.

Why high Latino infection rates matter to us all

Post Date: 
2020-08-10
Source: 
The Daily Record
Dr. Kathleen Page
The Daily Record: Kathleen Page: "Many of these patients tell me they delayed coming to the hospital until absolutely necessary..."

Broad measures needed to check spread of TB in India, say researchers

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2020-08-05
Source: 
The Tribune (India)
Drs. Mandar Paradkar and Robert Bollinger are quoted in this article that highlights their recent paper about administration of TB preventive therapy for household contacts of confirmed TB cases in India.

Broad measures needed to check spread of TB in India: Study

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2020-08-05
Source: 
daijiworld.com
daijiworld.com (India): Dr. Mandar Paradkar is quoted about his recent study on TB preventive therapy for household contact of TB cases.

Can We Reverse the Pandemic’s Deadly Trajectory Before it is Too Late?

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2020-07-20
Source: 
Background Briefing with Ian Masters
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Background Briefing : Bob Bollinger discusses the US response to COVID-19 with Ian Masters and what we could have learned from European countries.

How Often Should I Wash My Mask? And More Of Your Questions About Face Masks

Post Date: 
2020-07-18
Source: 
WBEZ (NPR Chicago)
Dr. Natasha Chida
WBEZ, NPR Chicago : Dr. Natasha Chida weighs in on face shields and masking.

Why the Virus is Winning

Post Date: 
2020-07-16
Source: 
The Mark Levine Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
The Mark Levine Show : Bob Bollinger discusses the COVID-19 situation in the US, and why the virus is spreading so quickly.

Johns Hopkins, city spearheading new mobile Covid-19 testing

Post Date: 
2020-07-09
Source: 
Baltimore Business Journal
Dr. Kathleen Page is mentioned in this article about mobile COVID-19 testing sites for areas in Baltimore that have been hit hard by the virus: Kathleen Page, an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine who has helped organize the new testing effort, said the...

A new deal could ease Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis. The international community must get behind it.

Post Date: 
2020-07-02
Source: 
Washington Post
Dr. Kathleen Page
Washington Post: Now the only hope for curbing the spread of covid-19 is to ensure a large-scale humanitarian response that puts the Venezuelan people first.

Latinx people more vulnerable to COVID-19 infection, US study finds

Post Date: 
2020-06-30
Source: 
Medical News Today
Dr. Kathleen Page
Medical News Today : "The need to work, lack of occupational protections, and crowded living conditions have led to high transmission in this community."

Latinx health crisis: 42% of sampled Johns Hopkins patients test positive for coronavirus

Post Date: 
2020-06-30
Source: 
BaltimoreBrew
Another study finding was that the hospital admission rate for Latinix patients was 29.1%, lower than than for White patients (40.1%) or Black patients (41.7%).

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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

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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...