Bringing the best of Hopkins and India together to benefit the world​.


Mobilizing Johns Hopkins faculty, staff, students, and alumni to work with partners in India to improve society through research, education, policy and practice. 

The Johns Hopkins India Institute brings together the Hopkins community – faculty, staff, students, and alumni – and a diverse range of Indian partners to improve society in India and beyond through research, education, policy, and practice. Our faculty comprise experts in medicine, public health, economics, business, public policy, engineering, data science, and artificial intelligence who work with India’s experts across government, academia, civil society, and the private sector to advance human knowledge and develop bold, world-changing ideas that arise from powerful Indo-JHU collaborations.

What’s New

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Thanks to you, From JHII

2021-12-13: JHII: Your support to JHII’s COVID Relief Fund was directed to Indian partners during a time of great need. Learn about some of the things you made possible in our new video.

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2021 COVID Impact Report

2021-12-13: JHII: Learn about the reach and impact that Indian partners made on the ground thanks to donations to JHII’s COVID Relief Fund.


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Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance and Infection Control Partnership in India

2021-12-13: JHII: With 5 partners in India, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine will participate both in the Global Action in Healthcare Network (GAIHN) and the Global AR Laboratory and Response Network (Global AR Lab & Response Network).

Dr. Amita Gupta is interviewed by Contagion Live

COVID-19 and the Unprecedented Rise of Data

2021-11-25: Business Standard: Amita Gupta discusses the explosion of data produced from the COVID pandemic and how they can be used in the future.

Dr. Akshay Gupte

WhaT the Omicron Variant Means for India

2021-11-29: The Hindu: Op Ed by Dr. Brian Wahl and Gautam Menon discusses the emergence of Omicron, just when public behavior is returning to normal. (Subscription required)

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Researchers Identify Biomarker that Heralds Poor Outcomes in TB Patients

Dr. Akshay Gupte and colleagues discovered that elevated IL-6 can predict poor treatment outcomes for tuberculosis patients, showcasing a need for including IL-6 in clinical screenings.

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Gauri Dhumal and Neetal Nevrekar receive PEER Grant Award

Drs. Dhumal and Nevrekar received the award from USAID’s Women in Science Mentoring Program for separate pilot projects that study better tuberculosis treatment methods. Dr. Suryavanshi, middle, is their mentor.

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Strengthening Vaccine Trust

Dr. Brian Wahl and colleagues discuss COVID vaccination in India and approaches, including the Teeka Lagwaya Na campaign.

COVID Response in India

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2021-10-12: Dr. Brian Wahl and partners developed this public campaign to address vaccine hesitancy in India featuring 3 videos that pose one simple question: “You’ve been vaccinated, right?” 

News: An Update on COVID-19 and India

2021-09-30: Public Health on Call Podcast: Drs. Vidya Mave and Brian Wahl discuss the current COVID situation in India.