Our Role and Responsibility
Global health is less about geography than it is about equity. All over the world and right here at home, there are tremendous disparities in access to care and in the conditions that make good health possible.
These disparities represent a complex interplay of factors, many of which exist beyond the confines of a clinic. They must be approached from many angles: cultural, economic, environmental, infrastructural, political, social, and technological. Rutgers brings tremendous depth and breadth to these areas, but the university’s role in this work goes beyond capability. In this remarkably diverse institution that is equally committed to education, research, and service, global health is a responsibility.
Rutgers Global Health Institute fosters collaboration across the university and with partners beyond Rutgers to improve the health of vulnerable populations. Locally and around the world, we promote health equity by working with communities to create and implement comprehensive, long-term solutions to pressing global health challenges.
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- January 28 @ 10:00 am
The Rutgers Office of Faculty Development and the School of Public Health present a webinar at 10 a....
- January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Office of Global Health at New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) in collaboration with the Department...
- January 28 @ 6:00 pm
Trenton Health Team, Henry J. Austin Health Center, and the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Car...
Watch a time-lapse video of Rutgers students assembling COVID-19 testing kits, part of a volunteer effort organized by the Rutgers Global Health Institute Student Council. Plus, find out how you can help.
In a television interview broadcast by NJ Spotlight News, institute director Richard Marlink discusses the COVID-19 vaccine. Topics include how long immunity might last and roadblocks in rolling out a vaccination program.