The World According to COVID-19

It’s been a year since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Rutgers Global Health Institute core faculty members discuss the health crisis in relation to their own areas of expertise and professional practice.

Global Health Experiences Influence New Grads’ Direction

Three soon-to-be Rutgers graduates talk about their academic experiences in food science, computational and integrative biology, and nursing, and how global health has played a role.

On the Pandemic Podcast Features Institute Faculty

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.

Radio Interview: Marlink Discusses WHO, Vaccines, and COVAX

In an interview for WRSU Rutgers Radio, institute director Richard Marlink offers perspective on the importance of a global response to COVID-19, vaccine infrastructure in Africa, vaccine production and safety, and the World Health Organization.

Telehealth Partnership Established in Botswana

A grant from the U.S. Department of State will create a clinical telehealth program in Botswana in partnership with Rutgers, the University of Botswana, and Botswana’s Ministry of Health and Wellness.

In Venezuela, politics overshadow COVAX shipment and vaccine rollout

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.

COVID’s Disparate Impact Panel

Rutgers Law School student organizations hosted an online event, COVID’s Disparate Impact Panel. The program featured a discussion about the disparate impact of COVID-19 on minority communities and potential solutions for moving forward.

The Results Are In

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.

Strong Show of Support for Health Equity 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.