Bridging the hearing divide: A CGH alumna’s path to ending preventable hearing loss
Nina Martin | The Johns Hopkins Center for Global HealthPhoto: Emmett presenting at Ted Global 2017, Arusha, Tanzania.
“Anuk is a three-year-old boy I treated in Alaska. Ear infections started when he was barely four months old. His parents brought him into clinic, worried he didn't say much compared to his brothers. Sure enough, many rounds of infections had resulted in hearing loss,” began Susan Emmett, speaking into the...
Congratulations Class of 2018!
Victoria Chen and Nina Martin | The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health
This week marks the close of the academic year and graduation festivities across Johns Hopkins University. At the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health (CGH), we celebrate 85 students who received CGH grants in 2017 to complete global health learning experiences around the world. Students and trainees are at the heart of what we do, through supporting foundational experiences - and the resources needed to...
CGH celebrates Global Health Day 2018
Emily Nagourney and Victoria Chen | The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health
Each year, the Center for Global Health celebrates Global Health Day by sharing and informing global health knowledge, expertise and experiences with the Johns Hopkins, local, and international communities.
On March 29, 2018, the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health, in partnership with the JHSPH MPH Program and the Johns Hopkins Alliance for a Healthier World, welcomed Dr....
Emergency departments as a new avenue to capture missed HIV infections
Nina A. Martin | Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health
HIV testing is a critical first step to get patients into care necessary to manage the disease. A new study released in early March 2018 shows that emergency departments are an untapped area to effectively test and identify patients with HIV who may not be captured through other testing strategies in low-resource settings.
Conducted in 2016 at Frere Hospital in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, the team engaged...
CGH publishes findings from evaluation of GEMS site
Nina Martin | The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health
The Center for Global Health, in an effort to provide the highest quality programming to students and faculty, has recently completed an evaluation of its flagship program GEMS (Global Established Multidisciplinary Sites), which bring students and faculty from multiple disciplines together to solve complex global health challenges.
The CGH team interviewed students from the first year of the program to understand barriers...
2018 GEMS Teams Awarded
Global health is an inherently interdisciplinary field, spanning medicine, nursing, public health, pharmacy, engineering, business, anthropology, political science, and other fields. The Global Established Multidisciplinary Sites (GEMS) program at the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health (CGH) aims to bring these disciplines together to identify and tackle important global health challenges around the world. This year, thanks to support from the Gilead Foundation, the Center awarded five GEMS...