The Student Family Health Care Center at Rutgers serves the severely underserved: Newark residents who might otherwise be unable to access health care. The clinic was created following the 1967 Newark Rebellion, an uprising rooted in simmering frustration over the persistence of oppressive racial inequalities.
In this op-ed published on World Cancer Day by Health Policy Watch, Wilfred Ngwa and Richard Marlink of Rutgers Global Health Institute write that cancer is threatening sub-Saharan African populations to a degree that demands a large-scale response.
Rutgers researcher Ubydul Haque co-creates a tool to help identify outbreaks and prioritize virus control efforts. Haque is a principal faculty member of Rutgers Global Health Institute.