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March 6, 2018 - 7:28am
Tuberculosis is one of the leading causes of death among people with HIV worldwide. In Haiti, the risk of recurrent TB is well-documented among people with HIV. HIV-infected adults who develop tuberculosis once are more susceptible to develop TB a second time, even after successful treatment of their... Read More
February 2, 2018 - 12:04pm
The Center for Global Health’s emphasis on strong mentorship has manifested over multiple generations of mentors and mentees. Weill Cornell Medicine’s Milestones highlights the difference that mentorship has made for trainees and faculty both at Weill Cornell and beyond.Dr. Warren D. Johnson, Dr. Jean W... Read More
January 8, 2018 - 5:33pm
Dr. Margaret McNairy of Weill Cornell's Center for Global Health recently published the findings from the Link4Health cluster randomized trial in Swaziland, in PlOS Medicine's HIV edition for November 2017. The Link4Health cluster-randomized trial evaluated the effectiveness of a combination... Read More
December 1, 2017 - 1:06pm
Weill Bugando School of Medicine and the Catholic University for Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS) in Mwanza, Tanzania, held its 10th Graduation Ceremony to commemorate its 2017 graduating class. The Class of 2017 includes 144 graduates with diplomas in the health sciences, 62 graduates with Bachelors... Read More
November 6, 2017 - 11:01am
Tuberculosis (TB) killed over 500,000 women in 2015, the majority between the ages of 15 and 45. Almost 70% of the 800,000 incident cases of active TB among Indian women occurred during their reproductive years. Each year, over 200,000 pregnant and postpartum women worldwide develop active TB, which... Read More
October 2, 2017 - 12:04pm
Dr. Roger I Glass, Director of the Fogarty International Center contributed an opinion piece to Fogarty's July/August Global Health Matters newsletter highlighting the importance of closing the gender gap in global health leadership.He references strategies discussed during a panel discussion hosted by... Read More
June 20, 2017 - 2:08pm
Dr. Jennifer Downs received an HIV Research Scholars award from Gilead Sciences for her project, "Mechanisms of Mucosal HIV Susceptibility in Schistosoma mansoni Infection." Schistosomiasis is a parasitic worm infection that affects more than 200 million people worldwide, over 90% of whom live in Africa... Read More
May 2, 2017 - 5:58pm
Future research on pediatric AIDS and tuberculosis at GHESKIO will be generously supported by mother and daughter, Mary Elvira Camelo and Zena Basin, and conducted at the new Mary Elvira Camelo Pediatric Unit.In looking to honor her mother, Ms. Zena Basin looked specifically to contribute to research in... Read More
February 23, 2017 - 2:57pm
Dr. Molly McNairy is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Center for Global Health. She was recently featured by Global Cornell as an International Faculty Fellow. "Her research focus is on improving the delivery of HIV care in resource-poor settings around the globe. Her work aims to reduce HIV-... Read More
October 11, 2016 - 7:39am
Dear Weill Cornell Medicine Community, I am writing to update you on the impact of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, where Weill Cornell Medicine maintains a longstanding partnership with the medical organization GHESKIO. GHESKIO provides primary care services and treatment for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and... Read More

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