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Letter from the Directors

Dear Friends and Colleagues, By traditional academic measures, 2018 was busy year; 114 studies were active, we delivered 53 presentations, and we published 59 papers. The growth is exciting (if sometimes a little painful). We have remained steadfast in our focus to address the top global health priorities. In fact, the World Health Organization recently named the list of top 10 Threats to Global Health for 2019, and CCGHE’s research, education, and mobile health technology work has addressed all but one of the health challenges named by WHO. Our active work is addressing 5 of the priorities...

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CCGHE staff are working remotely. To reach one of our staff members, please email Ana Cervantes at acervan4[at] Thank you for your patience! Center for Clinical Global Health Education Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Medicine | Division of Infectious Diseases 600 North Wolfe Street, Phipps 521 Baltimore, MD 21287 443-287-2443 Visiting our offices? Get directions

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Forms & Resources

The following forms are required for field study placement with the Indo-JHU clinical research partnership in India.


CCGHE develops and tests technologies that show promise for delivering fast and affordable patient care wherever it's needed. HIV-ASSIST With nearly 50 approved antiretrovirals (ARV) or ARV combination options for HIV patients, clinicians face a complicated decisions about the best treatment regimens for their patients. Developed by Dr. Maunank Shah, HIV-ASSIST is an online resource to help HIV care providers determine the most effective antiretroviral therapy for their adult HIV patients. HIV-ASSIST uses specific patient attributes—including drug resistance, comorbidities, comedications,...


CCGHE researchers represent a wide variety of specialites--genomics, microbiology and immunology, virology, pharmacology, prenatal and postpartum health, pediatrics, epidemiology, environmental health, mental health, behavioral health, international health, and emergency medicine. Personnel are located in India and in Baltimore, and our Indo-JHU research partnership now employs more than 150 people in India.

BJGMC: Pune, India 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 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 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 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...