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Confronting Gender Based Violence 2016 Course

Post Date: 
2016-06-16
2016-06-16—The Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) is pleased to launch the free online course Confronting Gender-based Violence: Global Lessons for Healthcare Workers. Registration is now open for the course, which is being offered through Coursera. It is scheduled to...

Up Close: Jessica Elf

Post Date: 
2016-05-31
The quality of air is an ethical imperative.

Awards: 2016

Post Date: 
2016-05-16
2016 CCGHE students receive awards for work on global health

Amita Gupta Appointed US Chair for India TB Research Consortium

Post Date: 
2016-05-11
“After more than 40 years of little discovery, interest, or funding for TB research, we are at a nexus of advancement."

Can Technology & Training Promote Retention in Care & Prevent HIV Transmission?

Post Date: 
2016-05-10
When HIV+ mothers are actively engaged in care, they are far less likely to transmit the disease to their babies. And while HIV+ women in India generally seek initial care, maintaining continuity of care can be challenging. One study in India seeks to answer the question: Can a focused...

Up Close: Savita Kanade

Post Date: 
2016-05-02
Clinical research on the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis and HIV isn’t possible without someone like Savita Kanade, an anthropologist and Community Outreach Coordinator for the clinical research site at Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College (BJGMC-CRS) in Pune, India. As the...

Mobile Technology Developed at Hopkins Medicine Transforming TB Care in Texas

Post Date: 
2016-04-19
Harris County Public Health Environmental Services Hailed TB Elimination Champion by CDC The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently named Harris County Public Health Environmental Services among its 2016 TB Elimination Champions for...

Up Close: Rupak Shivakoti

Post Date: 
2016-04-01
Improving Health of HIV-infected Mothers and their Infants in India Rupak Shivakoti’s work takes guts—no joke. “Our team is looking at whether inflammation, diet, and the gut microbiome of pregnant women are predictors of preterm delivery, low birth weight, and small-for-gestational age in India,”...

Feasibility Study Complete on Preventive Therapy for Household Contacts of MDR-TB Patients in Pune, India

Post Date: 
2016-03-31
March 31, 2016—Pune, India—The Baltimore-Washington-India Clinical Trials Unit is pleased to announce that the BJGMC Clinical Research Site (BJGMC-CRS) in Pune, India, just finished the feasibility study titled A5300/IMPAACT2003: Study of MDR-TB Cases and their Household Contacts: Operational...

In Many Regions, World Tuberculosis Day is Every Day

Post Date: 
2016-03-24
India Assumes the Greatest Burden Each year on March 24, the world pauses to reflect on the devastation that tuberculosis causes globally. TB is preventable and treatable, and it disproportionately and gravely affects resource-limited regions of the world. The World Health Organization reports that...

Up Close: Nishi Suryavanshi

Post Date: 
2016-03-01
Combining Behavioral and Clinical Research to Improve Health Outcomes for Women in India “If there is one thing I have learned during my extensive field experience in rural areas, it’s that no disease is a purely clinical in nature,” notes behavioral scientist Nishi Suryavanshi, PhD. Based in CCGHE...

CCGHE at CROI 2016

Post Date: 
2016-02-29
JOHNS HOPKINS CENTER FOR CLINICAL GLOBAL HEALTH EDUCATION AT CROI 2016 FEBRUARY 22-25 2016 | BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23 Combination HIV Prevention and HIV Incidence in a Ugandan Hotspot Fishing Community. Poster Presentation. Session: HIV Testing and Prevention. Authors: Kagaayi J,...

Advancing Global TB Research through RePORT

Post Date: 
2016-02-29
Regional Prospective Observational Research for Tuberculosis (RePORT) International is a large, international tuberculosis research effort being undertaken by 4 regional consortia: RePORT Brazil, RePORT South Africa, RePORT Indonesia, and RePORT India. While each region collects and maintains its...

LEAP Program a Resource for Investigators of New Antiretrovirals

Post Date: 
2016-02-03
February 3, 2016—Baltimore, MD—The Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education, the Johns Hopkins Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, and the University of Liverpool launched a new website for an NIH-funded drug development resource called the Long-Acting/...

Up Close: Matthew Robinson

Post Date: 
2016-02-01
Looking for Causes of Fever in India “The most common reason Indians go to the doctor is for fever. The list of potential causes for fever in India and other low and middle income countries in tropical settings is extensive.” Matt Robinson, MD, is a Clinical Fellow whose research in India aims to...

Dr. Larry Chang Promoted to Associate Professor

Post Date: 
2015-12-16
Baltimore, MD—The Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins Medicine announced yesterday the promotion of Larry William Chang, MD, MPH, to Associate Professor of Medicine. Dr. Chang is a member of the faculty at the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE), and a...

BJGMC Clinical Research Site Observes World AIDS Day

Post Date: 
2015-12-14
Pune, India—To mark the struggle of those living with HIV and in commemoration of those who have lost their lives, the Clinical Research Site at Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College (BJGMC CRS) participated in the National AIDS Trust’s World AIDS Day . Each year on December 1, events are...

CCGHE At The Union 2015

Post Date: 
2015-11-30
JOHNS HOPKINS CENTER FOR CLINICAL GLOBAL HEALTH EDUCATION AT THE UNION DECEMBER 2- 6 2015 | CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA Congratulations, Fogarty Fellows & Ujala Scholars! Dr. Anita Basavaraj, Ms. Jessica Elf, Dr. Sunita Girish, Dr. Nikhil Gupte, Dr. Aarti Kinikar, Dr. Rahul Lokhande, Dr. Jyoti...

emocha App for Ebola Monitoring Nominated for Innovation Award

Post Date: 
2015-08-28
emocha ® Mobile Health, Inc., was nominated this week for a 2015 Baltimore Innovation Award for its Outbreak Symptoms Monitoring Application developed to monitor symptoms among people traveling from west-African countries where there are active Ebola outbreaks. emocha ® is one of 5 companies...

Dr. D.A. Henderson Visits CCGHE

Post Date: 
2015-08-06
L-R: Matt Robinson, Bahkti Hansoti, Prar Vasudevan (front), Natasha Chida (back), Geneva Phillips, D.A. Henderson, Bob Bollinger, Akshay Gupte, Jeff Tornheim, Molly Bowen. Photo by Matt Williams Baltimore, MD—Drs. Bob Bollinger and Amita Gupta and CCGHE fellows and staff welcomed Dr. D.A. Henderson...

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Trust And Community Critical To Immigrant COVID-19 Outreach, Vaccinations

Post Date: 
2021-02-11
Source: 
KBIA 91.3 FM
Dr. Kathleen Page
Dr. Kathleen Page: "There's two different pieces: one of them is access, and then the other is addressing hesitancy."

How to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Maryland

Post Date: 
2021-02-11
Source: 
WEAA
Dr. Kathleen Page
Dr. Page: "It's normal to have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. Based on information from large clinical trials, we know that the vaccine is safe and it's effective."

Mentoring your mentor

Post Date: 
2021-02-07
Source: 
YouTube
Vidya Mave
How do you mentor your mentor and how establishing a structure can overcome some of the hurdles in building this relationship.

State of Maryland Launches Public Outreach and Equity Campaign to Promote Vaccine Confidence

Post Date: 
2021-02-05
Source: 
The Southern Maryland Chronicle
Dr. Kathleen Page
The State of Maryland today launched its grassroots public outreach and equity campaign to promote vaccine confidence. GoVAX encourages all Marylanders to protect themselves...

GoVAX---Let's end COVID Maryland

Post Date: 
2021-02-03
Source: 
WMAR 2 News
Dr. Kathleen Page
“I have had the privilege to serve in the medical field to take care of patients with COVID, but I also have been heartbroken so many times to see so many people suffer so severely..."

What do teachers mean when they say they don't have 'adequate' PPE?

Post Date: 
2021-02-03
Source: 
Independent Tribune
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bollinger: “There are 17 genetic changes in the B.1.1.7 variant from England. There’s some preliminary evidence that it’s more contagious."

Des Moines County supervisors hone their budget chops

Post Date: 
2021-02-02
Source: 
The Hawk Eye
Dr. Robert Bollinger
“All RNA viruses mutate over time, some more than others. For example, flu viruses change often, which is why doctors recommend that you get a new flu vaccine every year."

Experts Explain How To Effectively Wear Two Face Masks

Post Date: 
2021-02-01
Source: 
Bustle
Dr. Robert Bollinger
"Some of the new SARS-CoV2 variants appear to be more infectious and easier to transmit, so although we don’t have clear data yet, it makes sense that more effective masking might help."

When will it end?

Post Date: 
2021-02-01
Source: 
TheStar
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bollinger: “We are not seeing any indication that the new strain is more virulent or dangerous in terms of causing more severe Covid-19 diseases.”

How Dangerous Are the New COVID-19 Variants?

Post Date: 
2021-01-29
Source: 
Global Citizen
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Robert Bollinger: “[RNA] viruses are notorious for having variants because every time they copy themselves inside a new infected person, they're sloppy."

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."

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.

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...

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.

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