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Radio Interview: Marlink Discusses WHO, Vaccines, and COVAX

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.

Lessons in Global Health

Lessons in Global Health

Corey Norton, a recent graduate and service award recipient, offers insights gained from his experiences with the Rutgers chapter of Engineers Without Borders.

Where Are We Now?

Where Are We Now?

It’s been seven months since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Rutgers students and faculty discuss the new normal.

Project Map Spotlight: Advanced Stage Breast Cancer in Botswana

Project Map Spotlight: Advanced Stage Breast Cancer in Botswana

Breast cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Botswana, and there is a dire need to improve timely access to care. Through research and training, the Botswana-Rutgers Partnership for Health is working to identify and address crucial deficiencies in information and support.

Improving Cancer Care in Botswana: An International Partnership

Improving Cancer Care in Botswana: An International Partnership

In Botswana, there is a severe shortage of nurses who have advanced training in oncology and palliative care. To address the challenges this poses to the African nation’s ability to provide comprehensive cancer care, nurse leaders in Botswana and at Rutgers are collaborating to expand specialty education and training.

Marlink Presents at AIDS 2020 Conference

Marlink Presents at AIDS 2020 Conference

The integration of cancer control into HIV settings in sub-Saharan Africa was the subject of Rutgers Global Health Institute director Richard Marlink’s presentation at the 23rd International AIDS Conference.

Health Care Lessons Learned from Other Cultures

Health Care Lessons Learned from Other Cultures

The experience of spending two weeks in Tanzania as part of a global health educational program opened nine Rutgers students to the realities of medicine in a low-income country. A portion of the donations to Rutgers Global Health Institute during last year’s Rutgers Giving Day helped support this year’s program.

Impact of COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa

Impact of COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa

COVID-19 has reached many sub-Saharan African countries that are already suffering from malnutrition and disease, under-resourced health systems, and limited economic funding. Richard Marlink, director of Rutgers Global Health Institute and a leader in the global response to HIV/AIDS, discusses how this pandemic is likely to impact the African region and what can be done to help these countries.