food security
Local Internship Combines Social Work and Global Health

Local Internship Combines Social Work and Global Health

Rutgers undergrads majoring in social work are interning at New Brunswick social services organizations while also engaging in global health-oriented mentoring and education. This new internship program is a joint effort between the School of Social Work and Rutgers Global Health Institute.

New Brunswick Community Farmers Market COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics a Success

New Brunswick Community Farmers Market COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics a Success

The clinics offered a convenient location for New Brunswick residents and underscored the market’s mission to connect food and health. The initiative was organized in partnership with Rutgers Global Health Institute, Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, New Jersey Black Women Physicians Association, and New Brunswick Tomorrow.

The World According to COVID-19

The World According to COVID-19

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.

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.

Student Council Supports Local Health Workers and Residents

Student Council Supports Local Health Workers and Residents

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.