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Dr. Nishi Suryavanshi
July 3, 2020

When community health workers used a mobile health intervention with HIV+ women to deliver care, there was a higher uptake of exclusive breastfeeding at two months and early infant HIV diagnosis at six weeks


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Reduced Level of Disease Possible in India by the Centennial

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India Abroad
India ranks highest in global disease burden. Dr. Amita Gupta weighs in on how to reverse that.

Global Impact Report

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Learn about CCGHE's work to improve infectious disease prevention & treatment around the world.

2017 Directors' Statement

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A New Decade of Global Health Impact The CCGHE recently marked its 10-year anniversary, and it’s an occasion that affords an opportunity to reflect on the progress we’ve made so far, and envision what lies ahead. We are encouraged by the changes we’ve seen in health outcomes for...

In Bolivia, health workers use cell phones to eradicate Chagas disease

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With real-time information, a better map emerges telling health officials where people might need treatment, and allows someone to schedule fumigation. Beyond that, eMOCHA allows health workers to log additional data, such as the number of family members in a home or the number of times it...

Bolivia: MSF develops an information system for exterminating the bugs that transmit Chagas

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Medecins Sans Frontieres
From this year, MSF is launching the central information system called eMOCHA in three municipalities within Narciso Campero Province in Bolivia. This system is a technological breakthrough that enables people to report the location of triatomine bugs or 'kissing bugs', the vector insects for...

Eight finalists announced for Beta City pitch competition

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Baltimore Business Journal
Eight early-stage companies — from app developers to an online consignment shop — will vie for $75,000 in prizes at Beta City’s Venture Capital Pitch Day competition on Sep. 29 at City Garage.

Imec’s miDiagnostics joint venture does blood tests from blood-drop

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Electronics Weekly
miDiagnostics, the joint venture between Imec and Johns Hopkins University, aims to develop IC-based diagnostic tests which use drops of blood to detect cells, proteins, nucleic acids, and/or small molecules.

emocha’s public health apps are heading to California

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Source: Baltimore
Three counties in California signed on to use emocha’s apps for managing tuberculosis. The Johns Hopkins spinout is implementing miDOT in Fresno, Merced and Contra Costa counties.

CCGHE at AIDS 2016

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CCGHE efforts presented at AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa

Confronting Gender Based Violence 2016 Course

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2016-06-16—The Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) is pleased to launch the free online course Confronting Gender-based Violence: Global Lessons for Healthcare Workers. Registration is now open for the course, which is being offered through...

Can Technology & Training Promote Retention in Care & Prevent HIV Transmission?

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When HIV+ mothers are actively engaged in care, they are far less likely to transmit the disease to their babies. And while HIV+ women in India generally seek initial care, maintaining continuity of care can be challenging. One study in India seeks to answer the question: Can a focused...

CCGHE at CROI 2016

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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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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...

At The Union 2015

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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...

Faculty and Fogarty Scholars Meet with BJGMC Leadership

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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...

Ujala Foundation Recognized for Commitment to Hopkins Work in India

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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 ...

Uniting mobile, education and pharma to combat HIV

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Healthcare Innovation
Health Innovation talks to Kris Sterkens, Company Group Chairman, Janssen Asia Pacific, about the TAMA project, as well as about some of the changes he has seen in the pharmaceutical industry because of IT and mobile.

Joint Pledge of More than $5 Million to Support Health Research and Education in India

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The Campaign for Johns Hopkins
Gifts from the Ujala and Wyncote Foundations will create professorships and named scholars at the Center for Clinical Global Health Education For more than two decades, the Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) at Johns Hopkins Medicine has...

Hewlett Packard Generously Supports Indo-US Research Initiative

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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...

2007 Laureate in Healthcare, 21st Century Achievement Award

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Computerworld Honors Program: Honoring those who use IT to benefit society.
CCGHE is among the 2007 honorees (page 149)