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Pride in Pune: BJGMC TREAT Asia Team Conducts Health Camp

Post Date: 
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

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

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
Calling for the declaration of a humanitarian crisis, Dr. Kathleen Page briefed the UN Security Council on Venezuela's Humanitarian Emergency, a recent report by Page and colleagues at Human Rights Watch

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

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.

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.

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The New Strain of COVID-19: How Much More Dangerous Is It?

Post Date: 
2021-01-27
Source: 
Radio Health Journal
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bob Bollinger was interviewed about the new strain of COVID-19 for this live radio broadcast.

COVID-19 Strain Variants, Ramping Up Vaccinations to Get to Herd Immunity

Post Date: 
2021-01-27
Source: 
Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Leslie and Dr. Bollinger discuss the latest news surrounding COVID-19, including: Moderna announcing that its COVID-19 vaccine is effective against new...

Doctors Explain The Risks If You Miss Your Second Vaccine Appointment

Post Date: 
2021-01-27
Source: 
Bustle
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Robert Bollinger: "You could be less protected against COVID, for a shorter period, or it could also give the virus time and space to mutate."

VERIFY: What do we know about the coronavirus strain in South Africa?

Post Date: 
2021-01-25
Source: 
Radio Health Journal
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Here’s what we know about the strain found in South Africa. According to Dr. Bollinger, it looks to be more contagious than the original. “That's true, not just about the South African variant...

New strains of COVID swiftly moving through the US need careful watch, scientists say

Post Date: 
2021-01-25
Source: 
USATODAY
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Instead of perfectly copying its 29,811 bases, the four-letter alphabet used to describe its genetic code, a wrong letter sneaks in.

Covid Vaccination Incentives: The Risks And Rewards For Employers

Post Date: 
2021-01-16
Source: 
Forbes
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bob Bollinger: “To stop this epidemic and get us all back to a new normal as soon as possible, we will need all segments of society to increase community uptake of vaccination[s]."

Experts say COVID-19 mutations are normal

Post Date: 
2021-01-15
Source: 
messenger-inquirer.com
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Robert Bollinger: “... As with any virus, changes are something to be watched, to ensure that testing and vaccines are still effective.

Vitamin D sales are up. But experts still don’t know whether it can prevent or treat covid

Post Date: 
2021-01-11
Source: 
The Washington Post
Dr. Natasha Chida
Dr. Natasha Chida: "People with vitamin D deficiency are often dealing with other health factors that could affect their chances of contracting the coronavirus and falling seriously ill."

A New Strain of Coronavirus: What You Should Know

Post Date: 
2021-01-06
Source: 
hopkinsmedicine.org
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bollinger: "All viruses mutate over time, some more than others. For example, flu viruses change often, which is why doctors recommend that you get a flu shot every year."

Battling Information Chaos in a Public Health Crisis

Post Date: 
2020-12-09
Source: 
POLITICO
Dr. Natasha Chida was a panelist in POLITICO's virtual deep-dive conversation on strategies for improving the flow of accurate and timely findings from scientists, doctors and epidemiologists during a public health crisis.

Maharashtra: 92 HIV positive persons died due to Covid in last 8 months

Post Date: 
2020-12-01
Source: 
The IndianExpress
Ribbon
Officials said they are trying to analyse how many of these people died prior to July, when not many treatment modalities were available.

Investigator Spotlight

Post Date: 
2020-12-01
Source: 
ACTG
Dr. Vidya Mave
Dr. Vidya Mave is Leader and Director of Byramjee-Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College-Johns Hopkins University (BJGMC-JHU) CRS based in Pune, India...

We started weeping in April, and we haven’t stopped’: Baltimore’s Latino community racked by coronavirus

Post Date: 
2020-11-24
Source: 
BaltimoreSun.com
The Baltimore Sun
In a parish of mostly young Latino families, the congregation has grappled with death after death this year.

World Renowned Infectious Disease Doctor on New COVID-19 Vaccines and Recommended Thanksgiving Precautions

Post Date: 
2020-11-23
Source: 
The Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Leslie Marshall Show: Dr. Bollinger provides updates about the COVID-19 pandemic and issues a holiday travel warning.

ID Spotlight

Post Date: 
2020-11-06
Source: 
Johns Hopkins ID Insider
Dr. Amita Gupta
Johns Hopkins ID Insider: Dr. Gupta: "I chose infectious diseases as a career because I found it to be the most embracing of diversity, and it really nicely combines my interest in medicine, social justice, public health and global affairs."

VALUE THE VOTE

Post Date: 
2020-11-02
Source: 
The HUB (Johns Hopkins)
Kathleen Page
Johns Hopkins HUB : Some of what I'm seeing—the rising polarization and extremism, the manipulation of the press—is reminiscent of the authoritarian regimes of my youth.

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

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

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

Post Date: 
2020-10-17
Source: 
Latin America Reports
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,...

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

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

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."

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