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Founded at Rutgers, the newly expanded program serves New Brunswick’s poor and low-income residents by providing fresh produce from New Jersey’s farms and convenient access to health services.
“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.
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.
Faculty-led projects in New Jersey, China, Peru, and several African nations will address issues related to suicide, food insecurity, HIV stigma, public health capacity building, and lifesaving bleeding control.
Three soon-to-be Rutgers graduates talk about their academic experiences in food science, computational and integrative biology, and nursing, and how global health has played a role.
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.
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.
Vaccine access amid political turmoil in Venezuela is the backdrop of institute director Richard Marlink’s comments, for a story published by Devex, about COVAX and a global response to the pandemic.
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.
On Rutgers Giving Day, a 24-hour fundraising event, Rutgers Global Health Institute raised $18,870 to help confront health disparities in New Jersey.