A study involving the all-women Nikumbuke Soccer League in Kenya is exploring the effects of women’s sports on social norms related to gender-based violence. Bloustein School associate professor Francis Barchi is collecting data via surveys, focus group discussions, and in-depth interviews in the seven villages that have women’s teams.
Tuberculosis is a global threat, with the heaviest burden falling on people living in urban slums. Stephan Schwander is investigating the role urban outdoor air pollution might play.
A new Rutgers study aims to generate knowledge about factors that affect population health and opportunities to advance equity-promoting policies in the state.
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.
Every year, millions of people in developing countries die from tropical infectious diseases. Rutgers scientists are leading an effort to help researchers in these countries discover botanical compounds with medicinal potential.