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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

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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,...

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...

CCGHE at CROI 2016

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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,...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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

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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...

Faculty and Fogarty Scholars Meet with BJGMC Leadership

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2015-06-22
Baltimore, MD—Dr. Ajay S. Chandanwale, Dean, and other faculty leadership of Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College (BJGMC) in Pune, India, arrived at the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus today to meet with CCGHE faculty and Fogarty Scholars who are in Baltimore attending the Hopkins Summer...

Building Bridges to a Healthier India

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2015-05-19
Year One Campaign Report, May 2015

Ujala Foundation Recognized for Commitment to Hopkins Work in India

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2015-04-30
Back Row: Ashlyn Sowell, Kelly Dooley, Jessica Elf, Rupak Shivakoti, Natasha Chida, Akshay Gupte, Jyoti Mathad, Leslie Bernard. Front Row: Molly Bowen, Bob Bollinger, Kamla Gupta, Raj Gupta, Amita Gupta, Jane McKenzie-White Photography: Jon Cristofersen ...

Hewlett Packard Generously Supports Indo-US Research Initiative

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2014-06-25
In June 2014, five visiting physicians from Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College (BJGMC), Pune, India, were delighted to receive brand new laptops from Hewlett Packard (HP) for their training in epidemiology and clinical research. Drs. Geeta Pardeshi (Associate Professor of...

Confronting Gender-based Violence Symposium

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2011-12-01
In December 2011, CCGHE and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing hosted an event to launch a distance education course for clinicians focused on the prevention and management of gender-based violence. A live video link was established between Johns Hopkins Univeristy, Addis Ababa University in...

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The Dire COVID-19 Crisis in India

Post Date: 
2021-04-29
Source: 
Public Health on Call: Johns Hopkins Podcast Series
Public Health On Call Podcast logo
Public Health on Call: Johns Hopkins Podcast Series. Dr. Amita is interviewed by Dr. Joshua Sharfstein about India's COVID crisis in this podcast series.

As COVID Crisis Unfolds in India, Johns Hopkins Rushes to Help

Post Date: 
2021-04-28
Source: 
Johns Hopkins Hub
Filling oxygen tanks in India
JH Hub: The university is working urgently with partners on the ground to offer support and expertise to India, with efforts organized and led by the newly created Johns Hopkins India Institute

India's crushing COVID caseload the result of a 'perfect storm' of factors, experts say

Post Date: 
2021-04-28
Source: 
USA Today
Dr. Amita Gupta
USA Today: Dr. Amita Gupta discusses the dire COVID-19 crisis in India

Fact Check-Vaccinated people are not ‘biological time bombs’ carrying coronavirus ‘super strains’

Post Date: 
2021-04-27
Source: 
Reuters
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Reuters: Dr. Bob Bollinger weighs in about misinformation spread in a COVID-19 conspiracy blog.

A Bold New Chapter Begins for Hopkins and India

Post Date: 
2021-04-26
Source: 
Johns Hopkins Hub
Johns Hopkins India Institute logo
Johns Hopkins Hub: Dr. Amita Gupta leads the launch of the Johns Hopkins India Institute, a university-wide initiative to unite India-related efforts.

Hopkins Tool Predicts How Hospitalized COVID Patients Will Fare

Post Date: 
2021-03-31
Source: 
Fox 45 News (Baltimore)
Dr. Matthew Robinson
Fox New 45 (Baltimore): Dr. Matt Robinson discusses the SCARP tool, which can predict patients' risk of severe COVID disease and death.

Dr. Bollinger: We’re in a better place with Covid, but we’re not out of the woods yet

Post Date: 
2021-03-15
Source: 
CNBC: The News with Shepard Smith
Dr. Robert Bollinger
CNBC: Dr. Bolllinger discusses COVID-19 variants and what's known about the AstraZeneca vaccine

World Renowned Infectious Disease Expert on CDC's New School Guidelines.

Post Date: 
2021-02-16
Source: 
Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Leslie Marshall interviews Dr. Robert Bollinger on CDC's New School Guidelines.

Will the New COVID-19 Variants Increase Reinfection Rates?

Post Date: 
2021-02-16
Source: 
VeryWellHealth
Dr. Robert Bollinger
"While the mutations don’t mean much in terms of how the virus functions, if the mutations lead to a change in how the virus works, then we pay more attention to it."

Should You Double Mask in the Workplace?

Post Date: 
2021-02-15
Source: 
Inc.
Dr. Robert Bollinger
You don't want the mask to be uncomfortable. "The most important mask is the one you're going to wear all the time when you're in high-risk situations," says Dr. Bob Bollinger.

Mentoring your mentor

Post Date: 
2021-02-08
Source: 
YouTube
Vidya Mave
How do you mentor your mentor and how establishing a structure can overcome some of the hurdles in building this relationship.

What do teachers mean when they say they don't have 'adequate' PPE?

Post Date: 
2021-02-03
Source: 
Independent Tribune
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bollinger: “There are 17 genetic changes in the B.1.1.7 variant from England. There’s some preliminary evidence that it’s more contagious."

Des Moines County supervisors hone their budget chops

Post Date: 
2021-02-02
Source: 
The Hawk Eye
Dr. Robert Bollinger
“All RNA viruses mutate over time, some more than others. For example, flu viruses change often, which is why doctors recommend that you get a new flu vaccine every year."

Experts Explain How To Effectively Wear Two Face Masks

Post Date: 
2021-02-01
Source: 
Bustle
Dr. Robert Bollinger
"Some of the new SARS-CoV2 variants appear to be more infectious and easier to transmit, so although we don’t have clear data yet, it makes sense that more effective masking might help."

When will it end?

Post Date: 
2021-02-01
Source: 
TheStar
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bollinger: “We are not seeing any indication that the new strain is more virulent or dangerous in terms of causing more severe Covid-19 diseases.”

How Dangerous Are the New COVID-19 Variants?

Post Date: 
2021-01-29
Source: 
Global Citizen
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Robert Bollinger: “[RNA] viruses are notorious for having variants because every time they copy themselves inside a new infected person, they're sloppy."

COVID-19 Strain Variants, Ramping Up Vaccinations to Get to Herd Immunity

Post Date: 
2021-01-27
Source: 
Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Leslie and Dr. Bollinger discuss the latest news surrounding COVID-19, including: Moderna announcing that its COVID-19 vaccine is effective against new...

Doctors Explain The Risks If You Miss Your Second Vaccine Appointment

Post Date: 
2021-01-27
Source: 
Bustle
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Robert Bollinger: "You could be less protected against COVID, for a shorter period, or it could also give the virus time and space to mutate."

The New Strain of COVID-19: How Much More Dangerous Is It?

Post Date: 
2021-01-27
Source: 
Radio Health Journal
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Dr. Bob Bollinger was interviewed about the new strain of COVID-19 for this live radio broadcast.

New strains of COVID swiftly moving through the US need careful watch, scientists say

Post Date: 
2021-01-25
Source: 
USATODAY
Dr. Robert Bollinger
Instead of perfectly copying its 29,811 bases, the four-letter alphabet used to describe its genetic code, a wrong letter sneaks in.

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