MAY 16, 2022

Weill Cornell Medicine’s Center for Global Health recently interviewed Dr. Gauri Dhumal, a member of the JHU-India Clinical Research partnership in Pune, about the importance of mentorships, the PEER Program, her latest research, and more.

Think Global Health, an Initiative of the Council on Foreign Relations
April 12, 2022
In this opinion piece, Drs. Baldeep K. Dhaliwal and Anita Shet discuss the critical role of ASHA workers during the COVID pandemic: "Community health workers are indispensable to solving current and future health crises, but it is essential they receive support. Having their needs be at the center of state and federal government decision making, and having policymakers incorporate their mental health and economic needs into program design can immensely empower them to the benefit of the entire health system. ASHA workers are critical to fighting the pandemic, but they cannot do their jobs optimally if they are not supported financially and their mental health is not prioritized."

May 25, 2022
8:30 - 10 a.m. EDT

Join the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health for the next Women in Global Health: Exploring Non-Academic Careers session with Hsien-Hsien Lei, PhD '98, the CEO of AmCham Singapore.

Registration is free and required.
Join Asia Society for a conversation discussing substance abuse and alcohol addiction and its correlation with mental health, especially amongst adolescents and young adults. The panel will explore the causes of addiction, the issue of access to illicit drugs, the use of traditional pills, medical and behavioral treatment and the institutional support frameworks available in urban areas as well as in smaller cities and rural towns.
Business Today, April 28, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed that at least four people in Michigan, US, were infected with a version of the coronavirus observed mostly in minks during the first year of the pandemic.
Business Standard, April 21, 2022

Vaccine inequity remains an issue both within India, where less than 2 per cent of the population has received a Covid booster, and the globe with 56 countries unable to inoculate even 10 percent of their people, says Johns Hopkins scientist Amita Gupta.

This story was also run by: Business Today, Fox Business News, Mint, News18, The Hindu Business Line, The New Indian Express, Zee News
The Print, April 19, 2022

Though Covid cases are rising in Delhi and its satellite towns, the focus should be on hospital admissions that have remained the same or changed just marginally, say several scientists, underscoring that the uptick is not an indication of a fourth wave in the country at this point.
Research Fellowships Available
Supported by Indian Council of Medical Research ,the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NIH, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Application deadline: June 1, 2022
Fellowship opportunities are now available enabling clinicians from India and the United States to conduct research in infectious diseases and immunology at an exchange laboratory and other approved facilities.

Fellowships are open to clinicians from the United States interested in a hands-on research experience at a Government of India accredited facility in India, and to clinicians from India who are interested in a hands-on research experience at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) facilities.
Paul S. Lietman Fellowship for Residents and Fellows 
Application deadline: June 1, 2022
The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health (CGH), with the support of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and the Graduate Medical Education (GME) program, is able to support travel grants for residents and fellows to facilitate rotations overseas in low- and middle-income countries with the Lietman Fellowship. 

Applications will be reviewed by a committee formed by the CGH. Residents & Fellows selected for a grant that have also been approved by their residency director and the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education will be awarded a grant of up to $3,500 to support travel- and other placement-related costs.
Looking for Student Support?
Johns Hopkins faculty who are seeking student support for India-related projects can now submit position descriptions. We will post them online and share in our email updates!