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Constituent variation in smokeless tobacco purchased in Mumbai, India

Post Date: 
2017-07-01
Publication: 
Tobacco Regulatory Science
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Objectives: Worldwide, smokeless tobacco products vary greatly in their formulations and chemical composition. Understanding of toxic and carcinogenic constituent variations in such products can provide valuable insights for the development of effective tobacco control policies. In this study, we...

Patterns of use and perceptions of harm of smokeless tobacco in Navi Mumbai, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh

Post Date: 
2016-12-04
Publication: 
Indian Journal of Community Medicine
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Background: Globally, smokeless tobacco use is disproportionately concentrated in low-income and middle-income countries like India and Bangladesh. Objectives: The current study examined comparative patterns of use and perceptions of harm for different smokeless tobacco products among adults and...

Awareness and support for graphic health warnings on smokeless tobacco packages in Navi Mumbai, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh

Post Date: 
2015-12-04
Publication: 
Tobacco Control
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Awareness and support for graphic health warnings on smokeless tobacco packages in Navi Mumbai, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh

Maternal Smokeless Tobacco Use in Pregnancy and Adverse Health Outcomes in Newborn babies

Post Date: 
2015-09-17
Publication: 
The Asian Man
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BACKGROUND: Perinatal morbidity and mortality are important indicators of maternal health and the future health of the child. Smokeless tobacco (ST) use during pregnancy is associated with low birth weight (LBW), preterm births, stillbirths, and small for gestation age (SGA). This study...

GETHealth Summit Report—2014, Conference Proceedings

Post Date: 
2015-07-08
The GETHealth Summit brought together healthcare professionals, representatives from the technology and education sectors, academic researchers, global health experts from backgrounds including non-governmental organisations to government. This diverse group of delegates were brought together to...

High levels of tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines and nicotine in Chaini Khaini, a product marketed as snus

Post Date: 
2014-12-09
Publication: 
Tobacco Control
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Introduction: Recently, a tobacco product, Chaini Khaini, identified as snus appeared in India. The product marketing emphasizes its discreet nature and explicitly claims safety by referring to the existing evidence on Swedish snus. We here analyzed tobacco-specific nitrosamines and nicotine in 12...

Optimisation of the Medical Education Partnership Initiative to address African health-care challenges

Post Date: 
2014-06-25
Publication: 
The Lancet Global Health
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The Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) is an innovative and potentially transformative 5-year programme, established by the US Government in 2010, to increase the number of doctors to meet crucial human resource needs in sub-Saharan Africa.1 MEPI allows African institutions that are...

A consortium approach to competency-based undergraduate medical education in Uganda: process, opportunities and challenges

Post Date: 
2014-05-15
Publication: 
Education for Health
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Background: Uganda, like the rest of Africa, is faced with serious health challenges including human immunodeficiency virus infection/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), other infectious diseases and increasing non-communicable diseases, yet it has a significant shortage of health...

A novel educational strategy targeting health care workers in underserved communities in Central America to integrate HIV into primary medical care

Post Date: 
2012-10-24
Publication: 
PLOS
Background: Current educational strategies to integrate HIV care into primary medical care in Central America have traditionally targeted managers or higher-level officials, rather than local health care workers (HCWs). We developed a complementary online and on-site interactive training program to...

A comparison of online versus on-site training in health research methodology: A randomized study

Post Date: 
2011-06-17
Publication: 
BMC Medical Education
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Background: Distance learning may be useful for building health research capacity. However, evidence that it can improve knowledge and skills in health research, particularly in resource-poor settings, is limited. We compared the impact and acceptability of teaching two distinct content areas,...

Building a global health education network for clinical care and research: the benefits and challenges of distance learning tools

Post Date: 
2011-06-15
Publication: 
Infectious Disease Clinics of North America
Expanding the capacity for clinical care and health research is a global priority and a global challenge. In disenfranchised communities facing the largest burden of disease, whether they be in rural Africa or in urban US, there is a great need for more well-trained, competent and dedicated health...

Mixed methods evaluation of an international internet-based continuing medical education course for pediatric HIV providers in Pune, India

Post Date: 
2011-04-09
Publication: 
Education for Health
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Context: Studies of HIV care in Pune, a high-HIV-prevalence city in India, have shown that a significant proportion of practitioners were not adhering to national guidelines due to inadequate awareness and understanding. Objectives: This study examined the effectiveness of a pilot Internet-based...

Barriers to Contact Screening and Isoniazid Preventive Therapy among Pediatric Contacts of Adults with Smear –positive Tuberculosis

Post Date: 
2017-10-11
Presentation Location: 
Guadalajara, Mexico
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Event & Convener: 
The 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health
Poster Presentation. Vasudha Belgaumkar, Ajay Chandanwale, Samir Joshi, Chhaya Valvi, Divyanshree Jain, Gauri Dhumal , Andrea DeLuca, Robert Bollinger.

Global Teaching of Global Health Competencies for Medical Students in Uganda

Post Date: 
2015-07-15
Presentation Location: 
Harare, Zimbabwe
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Event & Convener: 
Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Innovation Session
Presentation

Medical Education Costs Can Be Significantly Lowered Without Sacrificing Quality

Post Date: 
2015-04-11
Presentation Location: 
Salt Lake City, Utah
Event & Convener: 
Extreme Affordability Conference
Presentation

GETHealth Summit to Bridge Health Workforce Gap in Developing Countries

Post Date: 
2014-11-10
Presentation Location: 
Dublin, Ireland
Event & Convener: 
GETHealth Summit
Opening Ceremony Speaker

Quit History, Intentions to Quit, and Reasons for Considering Quitting Among Tobacco Users in India

Post Date: 
2013-09-01
Presentation Location: 
New Delhi, India
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Event & Convener: 
International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco, World Health Organization
Oral Presentation. Gauri G Dhumal, Mangesh S Pednekar, Lalit J Raute, Prakash C Gupta, Genevieve Sansone, Anne CK Quah, Geoffrey T Fong.

E-Learning Technologies and Social Networking Technologies to Support Healthcare Education and Delivery in Low Resource Settings

Post Date: 
2013-04-09
Presentation Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Event & Convener: 
HU MedBiquitous Conference 2013. Philip Dodds Memorial Lecture. Johns Hopkins University
Lecture

Building HIV Expertise through Tele-learning

Post Date: 
2012-10-20
Presentation Location: 
San Diego, CA
Event & Convener: 
ID Week 2012
Presentation

Distance Education: Challenges and Opportunities to Address the Global Health Workforce Gap

Post Date: 
2012-06-12
Presentation Location: 
Barcelona, Spain
Event & Convener: 
Liquid Hospital: A New Health Care Model? Hospital Sant Joan de Déu
Presentation

Early Childhood Growth among Mahadev Koli tribes of Maharashtra

Post Date: 
2011-06-06
Presentation Location: 
Delhi, India
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Event & Convener: 
Paradigm in New Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi
Oral presentation: Gauri Dhumal

Alternative Careers in Medicine

Post Date: 
2010-11-06
Presentation Location: 
Washington, DC
Event & Convener: 
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting
Presentation

Successful Grant and Paper Writing are Always the Greatest Challenges for Mentor and Mentee

Post Date: 
2010-09-10
Presentation Location: 
Kampala, Uganda
Event & Convener: 
Mentorship Workshop. Makerere University
Presentation

South Asia Health Issues

Post Date: 
2010-06-24
Presentation Location: 
Arlington, VA
Event & Convener: 
Foreign Service Institute. US State Department
Presentation

World AIDS day for African students

Post Date: 
2008-12-02
Presentation Location: 
Washington, DC
Event & Convener: 
US State Department Live Webcast
Presentation

Barriers to Health Care for Latino Immigrants in Baltimore

Post Date: 
2007-09-30
Presentation Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Event & Convener: 
Department of Hispanic Languages, Literature, and Culture. Goucher College
Presentation

Improved Practice Through Networking and Knowledge Management

Post Date: 
2007-06-18
Presentation Location: 
Kigali, Rwanda
Event & Convener: 
2007 HIV/AIDS Implementers’ Meeting
Presentation

Global Health Education. [Plenary I]

Post Date: 
2007-06-08
Presentation Location: 
Stony Brook, NY
Event & Convener: 
Northeast Group on Educational Affairs. Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Presentation

Public Health Issues in South Asia

Post Date: 
2007-06-05
Presentation Location: 
Washington, DC
Event & Convener: 
South Asia Advanced Area Studies. Foreign Institute of the U.S. Department of State
Presentation

An update in opportunistic infections

Post Date: 
2007-05-21
Presentation Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Event & Convener: 
Johns Hopkins HIV Clinical Care Conference
Presentation

Lessons Learned from bringing the National AIDS Institute of India and JHU researchers together: What was possible, and what wasn’t possible with the level of connection in place

Post Date: 
2007-04-25
Presentation Location: 
Arlington, VA
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Event & Convener: 
2007 Internet2 Annual Meeting
Roundtable Discussion, Panel Session II: The Importance of International Research Collaboration and R&E Networking in South Asia

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