Core faculty member Shauna Downs has received a federal grant to study behavior change communication strategies to improve infant and young child nutrition in Senegal.
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.
It’s been a year since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Rutgers Global Health Institute core faculty members discuss the health crisis in relation to their own areas of expertise and professional practice.
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.
A campaign led by graduate student Jack Hemphill is underway to collect, produce, and donate items that are in short supply during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Rutgers Global Health Institute Student Council is responding to urgent local needs, such as PPE for health workers as well as food and personal hygiene products for community members.
Food and Drug Law, a course offered at Rutgers Law School, explores how regulation empowers consumers to make safer and more informed decisions about the products they buy and the companies they support.
Climate change is leading to a decline in fish populations, which could have a devastating effect on developing countries that rely on seafood for nourishment and livelihoods, according to a Rutgers-led study.