Photo from the Union Conference 2023

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The Center for Infectious Diseases in India at Johns Hopkins University and India Partners, showcased progress, research and programing at the 2023 Union Conference on Lung Health. This is the world’s largest professional conference convened to review the latest scientific research on all aspects of lung health, including tuberculosis. Check out the photo gallery below and review the full agenda!

 JHU-BJGMC Clinical Research Partnership Members. Front Row, left to right: Vidya Mave, Dr. Borse, Sanjay Gaikwad, Bob Bollinger, Muralidhar Tambe, Nishi Suryavanshi. Back Row, left to right:  Abhay Kadam, Aarti Kinikar, Gauri Dhumal, Neetal Nevrekar, Mallika Alexander

Nishi Suryavanshi presenting: The socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in households having children with rifampicin-resistant TB: A qualitative study from South Africa, India and the Philippines

Sanjay Gaikwad presenting: Early microbiologic surrogate markers of pulmonary TB treatment outcomes

Gauri Dhumal presenting: Creating-A-Hope: most preferred psycho-social intervention among adolescents and young adults with multidrug-resistant TB to improve programmatic outcomes in Pune, India

Abhay Kadam presenting: TB-related stigma among TB survivors and their household contacts: an overlooked but major barrier to TB elimination in India

Gauri Dhumal and Abhay Kadam on the panel: TB stigma, discrimination and equity