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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Registration Opens for 2015 Online Course on Caring for Survivors of Gender Based Violence

Post Date: 
2015-07-10
July 10, 2015--Registration is now open for the 6-week Massive, Open, Online Course (MOOC) Confronting Gender Based Violence: Global Lessons with Case Studies from India . The course will run from September 7 through October 17, 2015. The MOOC is...

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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: 
2020-11-01
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
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,...

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.”

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

Post Date: 
2020-10-11
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.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine Launches Spanish-Language web Portal for COVID-19 Resources

Post Date: 
2020-10-08
Source: 
News Wise
Dr. Kathleen Page
Newswise: Dr. Kathleen Page: “We need to remove as many barriers to care as possible, and language is a significant barrier for many in the Latino community.”

A flag football league provides Maryland high school players their competitive fix

Post Date: 
2020-10-08
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."

Leslie Marshall interviews Dr. Bob Bollinger on Latest COVID-19 News, Including Vaccines

Post Date: 
2020-10-06
Source: 
The Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
CCGHE's Bob Bollinger talks with Leslie Marshall about the latest COVID-19 news, including vaccines.

Trump Briefly Leaves Hospital for Drive-by Photo Op With Supporters

Post Date: 
2020-10-03
Source: 
New York Magazine
Dr. Amita Gupta
Dr. Amita Gupta: “He is not sending the right message [by] going in a car while actively viremic with COVID and receiving therapies.”

As Ravens welcome family in stands in preparation for fans, public health experts urge caution

Post Date: 
2020-09-28
Source: 
Baltimore Sun
Dr. Larry Chang
Larry Chang: "I don’t think we’re quite there yet, in the city of Baltimore and kind of the region."

COVID victims are forced into filthy warehouses in Venezuela

Post Date: 
2020-08-24
Source: 
BNN Bloomberg
Dr. Kathleen Page
BNN Bloomberg : Kathleen Page: "The conditions at these centers suggest there’s violations of basic human rights and protections."

Study Shows Extent, Danger of TB Exposure: Part I

Post Date: 
2020-08-24
Source: 
Medical Daily
Dr. Amita Gupta
Medical Daily: Amita Gupta and Mandar Paradkar are quoted in this report about TB preventive therapy for household contacts of confirmed cases in India

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