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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 and others served as contributing authors to the Journal of International AIDS Society’s recently 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.

 

STAR Fellows, Said Mirza Sayedi and Ghulam Qader, served as contributing authors in the PLOS One published article, “Active household contact screening for tuberculosis and provision of isoniazid preventive therapy to under-five children in Afghanistan”. 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' recently 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 recently 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, Ghulam Qader Qader, served as contributing author to PLOS One's published article, “Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection among health workers in Afghanistan: a cross-sectional study”. Read the full article HERE.

 

STAR Fellow, Ghulam Qader Qader’s study, “Tuberculosis among Drug Users: A Double Burden for the Already Compromised Health Services of Afghanistan”, measures the magnitude of TB among people who use drugs in Afghanistan. Read the full study HERE.

 

Another study by STAR Fellow, Ghulam Qader Qader, “Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection among health workers in Afghanistan-a cross-sectional study”, assesses the LTBI burden among health care workers in Afghanistan, a high-TB-burden country. Read the full study 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 Supply and Demand 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.

 

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