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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.

Better Together Event Explores Equitable Recovery

Better Together Event Explores Equitable Recovery

“How Rutgers is Helping to Create a More Equitable Recovery from COVID-19” was the focus of a virtual event that brought together university and community partners to discuss pandemic-related challenges facing low-income and minority communities in New Jersey.

Social Work Student Creates “History & Health” Project

Social Work Student Creates “History & Health” Project

School of Social Work doctoral candidate Allison Bates is studying African foodways and their connection to social identity and health in the Black community. She created a website with resources to explore the relationships between historical and current dietary patterns and health outcomes in this population.

On the Pandemic Podcast Features Institute Faculty

On the Pandemic Podcast Features Institute Faculty

In episode 9 of On the Pandemic, Richard Marlink and Nir Eyal share insights on various countries’ approaches to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as pandemic-related inequities both among and within countries.

Telehealth Partnership Established in Botswana

Telehealth Partnership Established in Botswana

A grant from the U.S. Department of State will create a clinical telehealth program in Botswana in partnership with Rutgers, the University of Botswana, and Botswana’s Ministry of Health and Wellness.

The Results Are In

The Results Are In

Three student teams were named winners of the first-ever Global Health Case Competition, a 10-week experience focused on the impact of COVID-19 on underserved communities in New Jersey.