The experience of spending two weeks in Tanzania as part of a global health educational program opened nine Rutgers students to the realities of medicine in a low-income country. A portion of the donations to Rutgers Global Health Institute during last year’s Rutgers Giving Day helped support this year’s program.
The first graduates of New Jersey Medical School’s global health distinction program talk about what they’re thinking and feeling as they careen into the medical profession during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rutgers experts offer insight and advice on a range of topics related to COVID-19.
A partnership in Las Carolinas, Puerto Rico, is helping the volunteers of a community kitchen grow vegetables and herbs to support their efforts feeding local residents. Beyond the garden, a sense of empowerment also is blooming.
Excessive weight gain during pregnancy, along with associated health risks for pregnant women and their children, is on the rise in Nepal. Through a Rutgers Global Health Institute seed grant, Shristi Rawal is investigating the extent, possible causes, and outcomes of this problem.