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BJGMC: Pune, India

www.bjmcpune.org Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College is among the top 10 medical schools in India; 200 medical students, 130 residents, 50 nursing students trained each year. Sassoon General Hospital is a state-funded 1500-bed tertiarycare public hospital, with 21 outpatient clinics and links to multiple NGOs in the community. CCGHE's partnership with BJGMC was initially established in 1999 for HIV studies. We now investigate other infectious diseases, noncommunicable diseases, and comorbidities. In 2011, the JHU field office was established at the BJGMC Clinical Research Site. It...

DY Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Center. Pune, India

medical.dpu.edu.in Hospital is a 1470-bed private facility; existing partnership with Global Health Leadership Program at Johns Hopkins Medicine Hopkins medical and nursing students attend 4-week interprofessional clinical electives; 4th year medical students and masters and doctoral nursing students are eligible for clinical rotations, coordinated by CCGHE JHU Pune Office Director, Dr. Vidya Mave DY Patil is a clinical site for ongoing studies on the impact of diabetes on tuberculosis treatment outcomes, also looking at antimicrobial resistance, use of mobile health technology for directly-...

National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis. Chennai, India

www.nirt.res.in Established in 1956 as India’s Tuberculosis Research Centre Internationally renowned TB research institution, Supranatural Reference Laboratory, and WHO Collaborating Centre for TB Research and Training CCGHE-NIRT research partnership is looking at: Lasting pulmonary effects and respiratory impairment following recovery from TB Hair concentrations of anti-tuberculosis drugs among HIV-infected and uninfected children Improving TBM treatment outcomes in children ages 6 months to 12 years Assessing dosage levels of rifampicin and evaluating safety of TBM treatment Relationship...

PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Group. Mumbai, India

www.hindujahospital.com Academic teaching hospital Chest clinic at Hinduja Hospital is a known authority on drug-susceptible and multidrug-resistant TB and played a significant role in identifying totally-drug-resistant TB The MDR-TB cohort is wide demographic of TB patients in Mumbai The CCGHE-Hinduja partnership is developing a clinical cohort and database of patients to help understand MDR-TB Work includes whole genome sequencing and novel TB diagnostics; clinical trials using novel drugs are planned

PD Hinduja Hospital: Logistics

P.D. Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre Veer Savarkar Road, Mahim Mumbai, Maharashtra 400016, India Proof of Immunization Status Written evidence of immunization status for the following lab tests is required: Hepatitis B surface antigen (HbsAg) Hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs) Measles IgG Varicella Zoster IgG MRSA screening report Flight Options United: Depart DC Dulles to Newark, then on to Mumbai Turkish Airlines: Depart DC Dulles to Istanbul, then on to Mumbai Hotels Hyatt Regency Mumbai Hotel Le Grande The Orchid - An Ecotel Hotel Hilton Mumbai International...

Directions to CCGHE

Need Help? Recorded audio directions to the Johns Hopkins Hospital are available by phone at 410-955-0166 If you require alternate parking accommodations or assistance with navigation, please call us: 443-287-2443 Download Printable Directions From New York and Points North, via I-95 South: Take I-95 South to Exit 57, and bear right onto O'Donnell Street Drive west on O'Donnell Street for approximately three-quarters of a mile At the 4th traffic light, turn right onto Conkling Street At the 6th intersection, turn left onto Eastern Avenue (Route 150 West) Drive for approximately 2 miles, and...

Working & Living in Pune

Before You Go | While You're There | Before You Leave India | Upon Your Return Home US Embassy & Consulate: US Embassy and Consulate in India, Mumbai C-49, G-Block, Bandra Kurla Complex Bandra East, Mumbai 400051 Phone: (91-22) 2672-4000 BEFORE YOU GO Travel Documents: In addition to a valid passport and an Indian visa,...

REACH Initiative's Tuberculosis Resources

Steps for Collecting Sputum: Posters available in English Zulu Xhosa Developed by: Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing REACH Initiative Description: Poster offers step-by-step instructions for patients to collect a sputum sample for TB testing Isonaizid Preventive Therapy Fact Sheet Developed by: Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing REACH Initiative Description: Fact sheet about isoniazid preventative therapy for care providers and HIV+ patients who have latent TB infection. Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis: National Clinical Management Training Participant Manual Developed by:...

Curriculum for Tuberculosis Mini-Fellowship

OVERVIEW: The Johns Hopkins TB Center offers a mini-fellowship, on an individualized basis, for trainees seeking advanced training in the clinical and public health aspects of TB. Goals and curriculum will be tailored based on duration and participant-specific interests. Prior trainees have completed both one month and one year (part-time or full-time) programs. GOALS To review basic TB epidemiology, pathophysiology, transmission and infection control To learn about the public health aspects of TB, including identification of source cases, contact investigations and legal orders available to...

Continuing Medical Education for ID Clinical Minute

About | Terms of Use | Subscribe | Subscriber Policies | Continuing Medical Education REGISTER (Johns Hopkins Medicine's CME site) DESCRIPTION This bi-monthly online resource addresses the latest in infectious diseases, including recent research, outbreaks, and treatment. Articles focus on emerging outbreaks and epidemics, groundbreaking articles, diagnostic and treatment/management reviews, and updates in the field as presented at relevant professional conferences. TARGET AUDIENCE This activity is intended for health providers who care for persons with ID. OBJECTIVES After participating in...

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Field Study In India: Funding Your Trip

CCGHE does not offer research or travel funding—most students come through other established field placement awards or scholarships, such as: The UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellows Program . Johns Hopkins University is a member of this Fogarty Center-funded academic consortium led by the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Applications are accepted for stipend, research, and travel support for 12-month research attachments in partnering institutions in 13 countries. Learn more : https://globalhealth.unc.edu/education/ujmt-fogarty-global-health-fellowship/ Johns Hopkins Global Health...

Field Study In India: Research Partnership Sites

LEADERSHIP Dr. Amita Gupta of Johns Hopkins is Principal Investigator for the Indo-JHU Clinical Research Partnership based out of CCGHE. Research is directed locally in India out of the BJGMC-JHU Clinical Research Site by Dr. Vidya Mave, a Hopkins faculty member who lives in Pune. Dr. Nikhil Gupte is the Lead Biostatistician and Deputy Director and Dr. Nishi Suryavanshi is Clinical Site Coordinator and Deputy Director. Research is conducted at, and in collaboration with, the following institutions: Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College (BGJMC) & Sassoon General Hospital . Pune,...

Field Study In India: Applying

Applications must be submitted no later than 9 weeks prior to anticipated departure. STEP 1: DETERMINE WHAT TO WORK ON Students who haven’t already entered into discussions with Hopkins faculty about research opportunities in India can learn more about ongoing Indo-JHU studies on the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education’s Website: https://main.ccghe.net/research-section . Review and narrow down 3-5 studies/projects that align with your interests. STEP 2: DISCUSS YOUR SKILLS/INTERESTS Email Alison Pack, Program Administrator (apack[at]jhu.edu) to set up a 15 minute meeting...

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PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN JUNE 2018 FOR UPDATES WELCOME! The Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) offers field research opportunities for students and junior researchers interested in infectious diseases in India. We typically work with graduate students and medical residents with skills in clinical research, epidemiology, and/or biostatistics. If accepted through our application process, students are paired with U.S. and India-based mentors to guide them through their experience. We look for students with some experience living/working abroad and who are...

Field Study In India: Preparations & Project Development

Following approval of application in Section 1 STEP 1: IDENTIFY MENTORS Each student must identify a U.S.-based and India-based mentor. If your India-based mentor is a JHU Pune researcher, a BJGMC faculty mentor must also be identified. Your U.S.-based mentor can help you identify this person. Please be sure to reach out to each of these individuals prior to moving on to Step 2. STEP 2: OBTAIN PERMISSION LETTER FROM BJGMC FOR FIELD STUDY At least 6 weeks before departure Required by BJGMC, this letter is the official request for permission for the student’s visit to Dr. Ajay Chandanwale, Dean...

Field Study In India: Travel & Housing

PAGE CONTENTS: INDIAN VISA | HOUSING | AIR TRAVEL | HEALTH | ITEMS TO BRING | COMMUNICATIONS & FINANCES STEP 1: OBTAIN INDIAN VISA In addition to a valid passport, the Government of India requires a valid visa, which can take some time to receive. Learn more here: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html STEP 2: SECURE HOUSING SHORT TERM AirBnB: An option for short-term stays of 1-4 weeks. Recommended to identify flats in Kalyani Nagar or Koregaon Park areas. https://www.airbnb.com Housing Facebook Groups (most active, recommended to join groups and post needs ahead of time): Flats...

Field Study In India: Field Placement Expectations & Requirements

CONDUCT It is important to remember that you are a guest and a junior researcher. BJGMC faculty are your mentors and supervisors. They are experts who partner with Johns Hopkins faculty, and they share their facility, expertise, and time with Johns Hopkins visiting researchers. Engage with BJGMC faculty, consult them for guidance, and listen to them. BACKGROUND READING MATERIALS Required Reading List. Contact your U.S.-based advisor and ask if there are specific protocols, papers, etc. that you should read up on prior to your trip. FIRST WEEK Pick up ID badge from Manisha Mhaske—it must be...

Field Study In India: Pune Life

PAGE CONTENTS: COMMUNICATIONS & FINANCES | GETTING AROUND | HEALTH & FITNESS | NEIGHBORHOODS & ATTRACTIONS | DINING COMMUNICATIONS & FINANCES Government Required Form: Form C, registration for foreigners, is required for your stay; talk with your mentor further about this prior to leaving. Cash: ATM and local money changers generally offer good rates. Foreign transaction fees will be charged by US banks and credit card companies, so check this in advance. Banking. If you choose to open an account locally, requirements include: C-form, verified lease agreement, visa/passport,...

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