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Universitywide Global Health News

This page pulls together global health news from across Rutgers. To receive our monthly e-newsletter, a short, curated list of global health stories, events, and resources, subscribe to Global Health Connection.

Where Are We Now?

Where Are We Now?

It’s been seven months since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Rutgers students and faculty discuss the new normal.

Project Map Spotlight: Advanced Stage Breast Cancer in Botswana

Project Map Spotlight: Advanced Stage Breast Cancer in Botswana

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.

More Than Words: Communicating About a COVID-19 Vaccine

More Than Words: Communicating About a COVID-19 Vaccine

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.

CNN Interview: Public Health Dean Perry Halkitis

CNN Interview: Public Health Dean Perry Halkitis

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.

Five Faculty Awarded Seed Grants

Five Faculty Awarded Seed Grants

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.

Radio Interview: Education Manager Arpita Jindani

Radio Interview: Education Manager Arpita Jindani

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.