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CCGHE India Impact Luncheon

CCGHE India Impact Luncheon

Posted by  | Civic Engagement, Patient Care

On October 23, staff, faculty and friends of the Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) gathered to provide an update on the research, education, technology and leadership development in India, an initiative made possible by benefactors including Raj and Kamla Gupta and David Haas (pictured above) who have been instrumental in the continued success(...)

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ID Clinical Minute is Now Offering CME Credit

ID Clinical Minute is Now Offering CME Credit

Posted by  | CME

ID Clinical Minute, a publication from the Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE), is issued six times per year, and 12 CME credits are being offered for $50 for the next 2 years. Registration is now open. The first CME issue, Fungal Diagnostics: A Review of Serum (1,3)-beta-D-glucan, is available online at https://main.ccghe.net/content/idcm-cme-1-1-fungal-diagnostics-review-serum-13-beta-d-glucan

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Impact Report from the Center for Clinical Global Health Education

Impact Report from the Center for Clinical Global Health Education

Posted by  | Patient Care

The Center for Clinical Global Health Education, led by Robert Bollinger, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, aims to improve health outcomes in resource limited countries through infectious disease research and education. Since its inception in 2005, the center has developed local partnerships in 20 countries. To see their recently published impact report, visit one(...)

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Confronting Gender Based Violence 2016 Course

Confronting Gender Based Violence 2016 Course

Posted by  | CME

Registration is now open for Confronting Gender Based Violence: Global Lessons for Healthcare Workers. This free online course will run from July 11 through August 7 and will address how to assess, treat and manage patients who are survivors of gender based violence. For more information about the course, visit: main.ccghe.net/content/confronting-gender-based-violence-2016-course To register, visit: https: www.coursera.org/learn/gbv

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Hopkins Technology Aiding in TB Elimination

Posted by  | Patient Care

Harris Country Texas Public Health Environmental Services was recently named a 2016 TB Elimination Champion for use of Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Their success is largely based on their use of miDOT, a smartphone-based technology for DOT developed by Maunank Shah, assistant professor in the Division(...)

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Gupta Reviews TB Prevention in Patients with HIV

Gupta Reviews TB Prevention in Patients with HIV

Posted by  | Patient Care

Amita Gupta, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and international health and deputy director of the Center for Clinical Global Health Education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, discusses research related to the prevention of tuberculosis in patients with HIV. According to Gupta, “HIV is your number one risk factor for developing active(...)

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CCGHE Launched LEAP Program

CCGHE Launched LEAP Program

Posted by  | Education

The Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) recently launched a NIH-funded Long Acting/Extended Release Antiretroviral Resource Program (LEAP). The program will be led by Charles Flexner, professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and aims to advance the development of long-lasting therapies for illnesses that require taking medications long-term. For more information, see the announcement(...)

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New Blog Launch: ID Clinical Minute

New Blog Launch: ID Clinical Minute

Posted by  | Education

The Center for Clinical Global Health Education has launched a new blog that will feature evidence-bases syntheses of clinical practice issues pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment and management of infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases and disease outbreaks and epidemics as well as review of groundbreaking articles. "ID Clinical Minute" is headed by Natasha Chida, fellow(...)

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Ujala Foundation Recognized for Commitment to Hopkins Work in India

Ujala Foundation Recognized for Commitment to Hopkins Work in India

Posted by  | Research

On April 30, the Ujala Foundation was recognized for its generous support to address some of India’s most serious health burdens. An ardent supporter of the Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) for years, the Ujala Foundation reconfirmed its commitment by pledging $2.5 million toward CCGHE’s Building Bridges to a Healthier India campaign, a(...)

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