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

Post Date: 
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.

Connecting the Dots: Johns Hopkins Visiting Professor of Infectious Diseases Dr. Bruno Andrade

Post Date: 
2019-05-21
Dr. Bruno Andrade
Andrade has built an impressive research enterprise in Brazil, and a creative way to sustain it

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

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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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

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

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

Post Date: 
2018-04-17
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
Photo of 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...

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

Post Date: 
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

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

Tornheim Promoted to Assistant Professor

Post Date: 
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

Post Date: 
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.

Vidya Mave Promoted to Assistant Professor

Post Date: 
2017-06-06
Dr. Vidya Mave oversees clinical research & visiting researchers in India, including students conducting global health field studies

CCGHE at ATS 2017

Post Date: 
2017-05-08
Abstract presentations from the American Thoracic Society International Conference in Washington, DC

Amita Gupta and colleagues discuss female leadership in academic global health

Post Date: 
2017-05-04
Drs. Gupta, Manabe, Mathad discuss need for more women in global health leadership at CUGH's annual meeting.

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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.

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
The World Tonight, Black News Channe l: Dr. Amita Gupta discusses the challenges associated with COVID vaccination in low and middle income countries.

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."

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."

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: “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.

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