COVID-19 testing, HIV prevention, opioid misuse, school readiness, and urban health inequity are the focus areas of five faculty-led projects that received seed grants from Rutgers Global Health Institute.
In Botswana, there is a severe shortage of nurses who have advanced training in oncology and palliative care. To address the challenges this poses to the African nation’s ability to provide comprehensive cancer care, nurse leaders in Botswana and at Rutgers are collaborating to expand specialty education and training.
While the overall rates of HIV/AIDS have decreased, the risk of infections within certain populations has surged. New Jersey Medical School faculty member Shobha Swaminathan is a clinical site leader for a vaccine trial that aims to provide HIV immunity for life.
On June 17, Rutgers Giving Day, we came together as a community to support Rutgers students and faculty in confronting urgent global health problems.
On Rutgers Giving Day, supporters can help Rutgers Global Health Institute respond to global health threats, locally and around the world. The first $4,200 raised will be matched.