Emanuel Garcia, who owns a Mexican store in the city’s Esperanza neighborhood, has seen his business take a huge hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. A Rutgers Global Health Institute program helped him stay open and continue serving the community’s needs safely.
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care hired an additional 30 mental health clinicians this summer, specifically to work with school districts to promote the social and emotional health of the state’s students, teachers, and staff as the pandemic continues.
The curriculum uses health and wellness themes to teach language and literacy acquisition skills to pre-kindergarteners in New Brunswick who are dual-language learners from low-income Latino backgrounds.
As the COVID-19 Delta variant spreads and infection rates surge in New Jersey, Rutgers faculty and staff have been helping to improve vaccination rates in hard-hit areas.
Core faculty members Gloria Bachmann and Dina Fonseca discuss the need for scientists to address how humans, animals, and the environment affect one another and to develop protocols to stop disease transmission from animals to humans.
Rutgers helped launch the Community Connectors campaign, which involves city residents who recruit local barbers to espouse the merits and accessibility of getting vaccinated.
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.
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.