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STAR Fellow, Adeoye Ayodeji Adegboye, served as contributing author to International Journal of Infectious Diseases' published article, “Effect of community treatment initiative on antiretroviral therapy uptake among linkage-resistant people living with HIV in Northern Nigeria”. Read the full article HERE.


STAR Intern, Emma Brofsky, served as contributing author to Sage Journals’ published article, “Advancing Malaria Prevention and Control in Africa Through the Peace Corps-US President’s Malaria Initiative Partnership”. Read the full article HERE.


STAR Fellow, Adeoye Ayodeji Adegboye, served as contributing author to the Journal of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology published article, “A Multi-country Level Comparison of BCG Vaccination Policy and COVID-19 Cases and Mortality”. Read the full article HERE.


Members of our STAR Team, David Hausner, Bhakti Hansoti and Anike Akridge provide a comprehensive study in Sage Journal's published article, "Developing a High-Impact Learning Program for Global Health Professionals: The STAR Project". Read the full article HERE.


STAR Fellow, Jeffrey Samuel served as contributing author to the Journal of International AIDS Society’s published article, “The Promise of Paediatric Dolutegravir”, an important advocacy tool for pediatric HIV treatment. Read the full article HERE.


STAR and its Collaboration Laboratory (CoLab) partners developed protocols to address COVID-19 for ED physicians in Nepal in the study, “COVID-19 Emergency Department Protocols: Experience of Protocol Implementation Through in-situ Simulation”.  Read the full article HERE.


Members of our STAR Team, David Hausner, Bhakti Hansoti and Anike Akridge, provide a comprehensive study in PLOS One's published article, "Implementation of Global Health competencies: A Scoping Review on Target Audiences, Levels, and Pedagogy and Assessment Strategies". Read the full article HERE.


STAR Fellows, Maria Augusta Carrasco, Laura Raney, and Ados May, served as contributing authors to Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters' published article, "Applications of the High Impact Practices in Family Planning During COVID-19”. Read the full article HERE.


STAR Fellow, Maria Carrasco served as contributing author to American Journal of Public Health's published article, "The HIV Pandemic Efforts Can Inform the COVID-19 Pandemic Response in the United States". Read the full article HERE.


STAR Fellow, Alison Mhazo served as co-author to BioMed Central’s published article, “Agenda setting for essential medicines policy in sub-Saharan Africa: a retrospective policy analysis using Kingdon’s multiple streams model”. Read the full article HERE.


STAR Fellow, Laura Raney, served as contributing author to Studies in Family Planning’s published article, "Elevating Social and Behavior Change as an Essential Component of Family Planning Programs”. Read the full article HERE.


STARs past and present (Anike Akridge, Bhakti Hansoti, David Hausner, Meike Schleiff, Melanie Atwell, M.P.H., Caroline Dolive and Daniela C. Rodriguez) contributed to the Annals of Global Health's "Training Global Health Leaders: A Critical Review of Competency Gaps". Read full collection HERE.


STAR Fellow alumni, William Weiss served as contributing author to Population Health Metrics' published article, "Estimating the impact of donor programs on child mortality in low-and middle-income countries: a synthetic control analysis of child health programs funded by the United States Agency for International Development"Read the full article HERE.


STAR Collaboration Laboratory (Colab) team member, Lacey Ahern, served as contributing author to BioMed Central's published article, "Palliative care in Uganda: quantitative descriptive study of key palliative care indicators 2018-2020". Read the full article HERE.


STAR Fellow, Maria Carrasco served as contributing author to Springer Link's published article, "Community Mobilization is Associated with HIV Testing Behaviors and Their Psychosocial Antecedents Among Zambian Adults: Results from a Population-Based Study"Read the full article HERE.


STAR Fellow, Folake Olayinka served as contributing author to Science Direct's three published articles, "Building and sustaining public and political commitment to the value of vaccination: Recommendations for the Immunization Agenda 2030 (Strategic Priority Area 2)"Read the full article HERE“Immunization programs to support primary health care and achieve universal health coverage”. Read the full article HERE“COVID-19 vaccine policy development in a sample of 4 countries—Key findings from a December 2021 survey of National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs)”. Read the full article HERE.


STAR Fellow, Fasil Tsegaye Kassa, collaborated on the development of the Annual Tuberculosis and Leprosy Bulletin. This 8th edition of the bulletin features personal stories, articles, trends of important TBL indicators and strategic initiatives to help end TB in Ethiopia. Read TBL bulletin HERE.


STAR Alumni Fellow, Dr. Folake Olayinka, served as co-author to Vaccine’s published article, “Improving Equity in Urban Immunization in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Qualitative Document Review", which aims to inform and improve guidance in the development of urban immunization strategies. Read article HERE.


The STAR Collaboration Laboratory (Colab) successfully partnered with pairs of academic institutions to develop innovations and generate new knowledge in Global Health. Read final report HERE.



STAR, along with partners University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists, developed and deployed two new COVID-19 critical care resources: a Respiratory Care Pocket Reference Guide and an Oxygen Calculator for predicting oxygen consumption.


UCSF, in partnership with STAR, launched the OpenCriticalCare.org portal which focuses on curating existing context-specific modules and courses relevant to COVID-19 critical care in LMICs with an emphasis on respiratory care.


UCSF, in partnership with STAR, launched the Covid Protocols portal based on pertinent published medical literature, guidelines, and/or expert consensus, which continues to evolve relative to COVID-19.


STAR Fellow Mohammad Golam Kibria developed the COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard, accessing publicly available data from Johns Hopkins University’s research database, with a series of data analytics and spatial analysis to provide summary graphs and maps that refresh daily with county-to-county data. View the COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard HERE.


UCSF, in partnership with STAR, introduced the new COVID-19 Guidelines Dashboard, a comprehensive new tool that aggregates guidelines for COVID-19 care from leading global health authorities. View the new COVID-19 Guidelines Dashboard HERE.


UCSF, in partnership with STAR and other USAID implementing partners, developed a new algorithm for the oral antiviral outpatient therapy known as "Test-to-Treat". The algorithm is intended to help clinicians at the point of care initiate early oral antiviral treatment for COVID-19. View the algorithm HERE.


STAR's sub-partner, UCSF, conducted a review of a COVID-related patient management pilot program for USAID related to the test-to-treat (T2T) protocol. The pilot implementation was done in multiple countries by several USAID implementing partnersView the final report HERE.

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