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The New Jersey Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science at Rutgers received a $5 million NIH grant to launch outreach campaigns and expand access to COVID-19 testing for underserved and vulnerable communities in New Jersey.
It’s been seven months since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Rutgers students and faculty discuss the new normal.
Breast cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Botswana, and there is a dire need to improve timely access to care. Through research and training, the Botswana-Rutgers Partnership for Health is working to identify and address crucial deficiencies in information and support.
As researchers race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, two Rutgers Global Health Institute core faculty members discuss how clinical trials work, the ethics of developing and distributing a vaccine, safety and efficacy in clinical trials, and what a successful vaccine may mean.
A Rutgers Global Health Institute initiative combines advancements in telemedicine with lessons learned from earlier battles against HIV to increase cancer survival rates in an area that needs it the most.
Health officials can’t rely on a one-size-fits-all message when it comes to communicating with the public about a forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine, says Professor William Hallman, an experimental psychologist who uses scientific research to explore human behavior.
Rohit Mukherjee will help establish an emergency dispatch center to improve maternal and child health outcomes in the West African country.
Human behavior is undermining efforts to curtail the spread of COVID-19, says School of Public Health dean and epidemiologist Perry N. Halkitis in a televised interview on CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront nightly news program.
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.
Global health involves many fields as well as local and international efforts. In an interview with the country’s largest South Asian radio station, Arpita Jindani of Rutgers Global Health Institute discusses COVID-19, food insecurity, community partnerships, and mobilizing volunteers.