Rutgers Global Health Institute’s Botswana team was selected to receive up to $25,000 in grant funding for its “Improving Timely Access to Care for Women with Advanced Stage Breast Cancer in Botswana” research study.
Rutgers School of Nursing welcomed the fifth team of Japanese nursing students from the TOMODACHI Initiative to New Brunswick, where participants underwent intensive disaster simulation training.
Among the many impacts of a new partnership between Rutgers and Botswana will be improved cancer care and prevention. Because a key challenge in Botswana is workforce capacity in the health sector, an early action item will be to train more clinicians to provide the specialized medical services that are needed in oncology and related fields.
President Masisi and his family attended the September 22 Rutgers football game as guests of Rutgers President Robert Barchi and his wife, Assistant Professor Francis Barchi.
As part of an ongoing partnership with University of Dodoma (UD) in Tanzania, Rutgers welcomed global health leader Stephen Kibusi, RNM, MA, PhD. Kibusi is the dean of UD’s School of Nursing and Public Health and a scholar who has conducted population-based research using epidemiological approaches in evaluating public health policies.