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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
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

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

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

Post Date: 
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
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...

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

Post Date: 
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!

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

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

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Venezuela’s official virus data is ‘absurd’: HRW and Johns Hopkins

Post Date: 
2020-05-27
Source: 
AFP (via Macau Business)
Dr. Kathleen Page discusses her recent report of Venezuela's COVID-19 response capacity. “One of the surgeons told me they have to wash their hands from water that falls from the air conditioning,” she said.

Latin America has become the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, WHO says

Post Date: 
2020-05-27
Source: 
The Telegraph (UK)
Dr. Kathleen Page was quoted in this article. “The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and the breakdown of the health system have created dangerous conditions conducive to rapid community spread, unsafe working conditions for health personnel, and high mortality rate among patients in need of...

Venezuela health system 'grossly unprepared' for COVID-19 crisis

Post Date: 
2020-05-26
Source: 
al Jazeera
Dr. Kathleen Page is featured in this article: "Venezuela's lack of capacity to confront the COVID-19 pandemic may drive people to try to leave the country, further straining the health systems of neighbouring countries and imperilling regional health more broadly"

Venezuela’s Covid-19 death toll claims ‘not credible’, human rights group says

Post Date: 
2020-05-26
Source: 
The Guardian
Dr. Kathleen Page
The Guardian: Kathleen Page: "it is impossible to follow the basic guidelines to prevent hospital-acquired infections, which is hand-washing"

Johns Hopkins steps in to help shelters, communities ravaged by Covid-19

Post Date: 
2020-05-26
Source: 
Baltimore Business Journal
Dr. Kathleen Page discusses challenges posted by COVID-19 for Baltimore's Latino community. Dr. Kathleen Page, an infectious diseases professor at the Hopkins School of Medicine, has been working in the more heavily Hispanic area of Southeast Baltimore, which “has definitely been hit hard,” and...

Why Did Florida Avoid a Coronavirus Disaster?

Post Date: 
2020-05-21
Source: 
Slate
Dr. Larry Chang
Slate: Dr. Larry Chang was interviewed for this article.

Comparing COVID-19, Flu Death Tolls 'Extremely Dangerous'

Post Date: 
2020-05-14
Source: 
Medscape Medical News
Dr. Natasha Chida was interviewed for this article. However, Natasha Chida, MD, MSPH, an infectious disease physician and assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, told Medscape Medical News that the actual number of deaths doesn't tell the...

Latinos disproportionately hurt by coronavirus in Maryland, Baltimore and among Johns Hopkins patients

Post Date: 
2020-05-12
Source: 
Baltimore Sun
Kathleen Page
Baltimore Sun: Dr. Kathleen Page discusses access to healthcare among Baltimore's undocumented Latinex population during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maryland reports 688 new coronavirus cases, 70 more deaths

Post Date: 
2020-05-12
Source: 
Baltimore Sun
"Dr. Kathleen Page, an infectious disease expert and associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, said Latinos often work low-wage jobs and live in shared households with multiple family members or roommates, which could further fuel the spread of COVID-19."

Across US, a 'tale of two cities' as some embrace reopening amid coronavirus and others remain wary

Post Date: 
2020-05-08
Source: 
USA Today
Dr. Larry Chang
USA Today: Dr. Larry Chang discusses COVID-19 and warns about the dangers of opening up the country too soon.

State antibody testing results murky as officials decline to release raw data

Post Date: 
2020-05-07
Source: 
Times Union (Albany)
Dr. Natasha Chida
Times Union: Dr. Chida comments about the reliability of COVID-19 antibody testing.

Making sure vulnerable communities have access to reliable information and COVID-19 care

Post Date: 
2020-05-07
Source: 
WJLA ABC News 7: Good Morning Washington (Washington DC)
Dr. Kathleen Page is interviewed: For many in the Latino community “there’s absolutely no safety net,” says Kathleen Page, M.D., who serves a large population of immigrant patients. “We’re seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases among Latino immigrants, particularly those with limited English proficiency (...

El “efecto Lázaro” del tratamiento que ya se aplica a más de 5 mil pacientes de coronavirus en los Estados Unidos

Post Date: 
2020-05-06
Source: 
Infobae (Argentina)
Dirigido por los médicos Michael Melia y Natasha Chida, de la Johns Hopkins University, del encuentro virtual participaron Arturo Casadevall, Damani Piggott y Shmuel Shoham, todos del mismo centro de estudios norteamericano. Nacido en Cuba en 1957 y radicado desde hace décadas en los Estados Unidos...

Shocking Draft US Report Sees 200,000 COVID-19 Cases, 3,000 Deaths Daily By June

Post Date: 
2020-05-05
Source: 
Huffington Post
Dr. Larry Chang is mentioned in this report: “The vast majority of Americans have not been exposed to the virus, there is not immunity, and the initial conditions that allowed this virus to spread really quickly across America haven’t really changed,” Johns Hopkins University infectious...

UK coronavirus death toll is now the highest in Europe

Post Date: 
2020-05-05
Source: 
BBC World News Radio: Newshour
Dr. Robert Bollinger
BBC: World News Radio : Bob Bollinger discusses COVID infection, mortality, and disease spread.

ACTG Site Spotlight: BJGMC-JHU Clinical Research Site, Pune, India

Post Date: 
2020-05-05
Source: 
ACTG Network Newsletter
ACTG Logo
The BJGMC-JHU Clinical Research site in Pune, India, is highlighted in this article.

World Renowned Infectious Disease Doctor on COVID-19 Testing Policy

Post Date: 
2020-05-04
Source: 
Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
CCGHE Director Dr. Bob Bollinger is interviewed.

Models Project Sharp Rise in Deaths as States Reopen

Post Date: 
2020-05-04
Source: 
New York Times
Dr. Larry Chang
NY Times : Dr. Larry Chang, "...the initial conditions that allowed this virus to spread really quickly across America haven’t really changed."

The Covid-19 Riddle: Why Does the Virus Wallop Some Places and Spare Others?

Post Date: 
2020-05-03
Source: 
New York Times
Dr. Robert Bollinger was interviewed for this article "[young people] are less likely to have certain health problems that can make Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, particularly deadly, according to the World Health Organization."

As Businesses Resurface After State Shutdowns, So Does Divisiveness

Post Date: 
2020-05-01
Source: 
New York Times
Dr. Larry Chang
NY Times: Dr. Larry Chang: “If you get this wrong, many more people will die. It’s as simple as that.”

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