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2018 Year in Review

Post Date: 
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

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

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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

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

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Can the U.S. Meet President Biden's Latest Vaccination Goal?

Post Date: 
2021-05-13
Source: 
Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Leslie and Dr. Bollinger discuss President Biden's new goal of having 70% of American adults receive at least their first COVID-19 vaccine dose by July 4th.

India COVID-19 Outbreak Could 'Spread Around The World,' Expert Warns

Post Date: 
2021-05-13
Source: 
International Business Times
Dr. Amita Gupta
"There was essentially a lot of relaxation of rules," Dr. Amita Gupta, an infectious disease specialist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

India's COVID-19 Disaster May Be Turning Into an Even Bigger Global Crisis

Post Date: 
2021-05-12
Source: 
Time
Dr. Amita Gupta
Daily confirmed cases in the Himalayan nation increased thirtyfold from April 11 to May 11, when 9,300 infections were recorded.

Will your child’s school mandate Covid vaccinations?

Post Date: 
2021-05-12
Source: 
CNBC
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Robert Bollinger: "It's always better to reinforce positive behavior rather than mandate, but we have a precedent of requiring vaccinations to go to school."

John Hopkins expert Dr Amita Gupta on India’s covid-19 challenge & future preparedness options

Post Date: 
2021-05-12
Source: 
Financial Express
Dr. Amita Gupta
Dr. Amita Gupta speaks on the lessons one could learn from the different waves of the Covid-19 infection.

Listening from an U.S. expert: Careful evaluation of the power of Indian COVID variant

Post Date: 
2021-05-04
Source: 
Phoenix TV (Hong Kong)
Dr. Amita Gupta
Broadcast in Mandarin; Dr. Amita Gupta's interview is in English

Dr. Amita Gupta on COVID-19 Response in India and US

Post Date: 
2021-05-04
Source: 
Black News Channel
Dr. Amita Gupta
The Black News Channel : Dr. Amita Gupta discusses the COVID response in India and the U.S.

How the US can help the COVID crisis in India

Post Date: 
2021-05-04
Source: 
The Hill
Dr. Amita Gupta
The Hill: Dr. Amita Gupta and colleagues outline 9 steps that the Biden Administration should take to help India respond to COVID-19.

The Dire COVID-19 Crisis in India

Post Date: 
2021-04-29
Source: 
Public Health on Call: Johns Hopkins Podcast Series
Public Health On Call Podcast logo
Public Health on Call: Johns Hopkins Podcast Series. Dr. Amita is interviewed by Dr. Joshua Sharfstein about India's COVID crisis in this podcast series.

India's crushing COVID caseload the result of a 'perfect storm' of factors, experts say

Post Date: 
2021-04-28
Source: 
USA Today
Dr. Amita Gupta
USA Today: Dr. Amita Gupta discusses the dire COVID-19 crisis in India

As COVID Crisis Unfolds in India, Johns Hopkins Rushes to Help

Post Date: 
2021-04-28
Source: 
Johns Hopkins Hub
Filling oxygen tanks in India
JH Hub: The university is working urgently with partners on the ground to offer support and expertise to India, with efforts organized and led by the newly created Johns Hopkins India Institute

Fact Check-Vaccinated people are not ‘biological time bombs’ carrying coronavirus ‘super strains’

Post Date: 
2021-04-27
Source: 
Reuters
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Reuters: Dr. Bob Bollinger weighs in about misinformation spread in a COVID-19 conspiracy blog.

A Bold New Chapter Begins for Hopkins and India

Post Date: 
2021-04-26
Source: 
Johns Hopkins Hub
Johns Hopkins India Institute logo
Johns Hopkins Hub: Dr. Amita Gupta leads the launch of the Johns Hopkins India Institute, a university-wide initiative to unite India-related efforts.

155 fully vaccinated people in SC got COVID-19 in extremely rare ‘breakthrough’ cases

Post Date: 
2021-04-18
Source: 
The Island Packet (South Carolina)
Dr. Natasha Chida
The Island Packet (South Carolina) : Dr. Natasha Chida: “It’s just, from the numbers standpoint, going to happen,” Chida said of breakthrough cases.

Hopkins Tool Predicts How Hospitalized COVID Patients Will Fare

Post Date: 
2021-03-31
Source: 
Fox 45 News (Baltimore)
Dr. Matthew Robinson
Fox New 45 (Baltimore): Dr. Matt Robinson discusses the SCARP tool, which can predict patients' risk of severe COVID disease and death.

Abusive Covid-19 Measures in Northern Province: Argentina

Post Date: 
2021-03-26
Source: 
Mirage News
Dr. Kathleen Page
Mirage News : “Unsanitary and crowded centers like those in Formosa can . . . undermine basic human rights, and erode the trust in public health . . . “

Leaders tour SE Baltimore site to promote Hispanic vaccine equity

Post Date: 
2021-03-26
Source: 
WBAL TV News Baltimore
Dr. Kathleen Page
WBAL TB News: "This is basic public health. You go to where people are and you make it as easy as you can. . . "

Latino immigrants need vaccines – and aren't getting them. Here's why

Post Date: 
2021-03-17
Source: 
The Guardian
Kathleen Page
The Guardian: Opinion: Vaccine hesitancy among immigrant communities and people of color is a genuine issue. But the larger problem isn’t hesitancy – it’s access

Dr. Bollinger: We’re in a better place with Covid, but we’re not out of the woods yet

Post Date: 
2021-03-15
Source: 
CNBC: The News with Shepard Smith
Dr. Robert Bollinger
CNBC: Dr. Bolllinger discusses COVID-19 variants and what's known about the AstraZeneca vaccine

Experts concerned over pockets of covid among unvaccinated minorities

Post Date: 
2021-03-03
Source: 
Sierra Leone Times
Dr. Kathleen Page
Dr. Page: "If Latinos and Blacks are not receiving vaccinations, the consequences could be troubling for public health."

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