Rutgers Global Health Institute, December 17, 2019
Part of the institute’s Health Equity in Africa series, Yehoda Martei, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania presented a lecture entitled, “Optimizing Breast Cancer Therapy Delivery in LMICs: The Botswana Experience.” During the one-hour talk held at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Martei discussed her collaborative research findings on evaluating and improving cancer care and outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa.
Star-Ledger, December 1, 2019
Health systems in sub-Saharan African countries have improved their responses to and treatments of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases, but they have failed in preventing, diagnosing or treating cancers that are preventable and curable. This op-ed by Richard Marlink appeared in the Star-Ledger in recognition of World AIDS Day.
Botswana Daily News, March 26, 2019
On a trip to the United States, Botswana’s president Mokgweetsi Masisi visited Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and agreed for Botswana and the university to develop a collaborative partnership. Richard Marlink, who has been coming to Botswana regularly for the past 24 years, believes that the success of the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute could be replicated at Rutgers.
Rutgers Today, February 15, 2019
Rutgers University and Botswana leaders signed an agreement to launch the Botswana-Rutgers Knowledge Collaborative, a joint initiative to exchange knowledge through technology and develop programs that help Botswana address its strategic development goals as the country emerges as a regional hub of southern Africa. Richard Marlink, who for the last 22 years has led partnerships in Botswana to combat HIV/AIDS nationwide, signed a universitywide agreement with the University of Botswana focused on health—the first international agreement initiated by Rutgers Global Health Institute.
Rutgers Global Health Institute, February 15, 2019
Every single day, nearly 47,000 people around the world, on average, are diagnosed with cancer. And while the disease can affect anyone, there is extreme disparity when it comes to cancer care and prevention globally. “People are dying from curable cancers in Botswana because of delays in each step of the cancer care process,” says Richard Marlink, an oncologist and director of Rutgers Global Health Institute.
Healio, December 1, 2018
To mark the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, Infectious Disease News spoke with Richard Marlink, MD, director of the Rutgers Global Health Institute. As an oncologist, Marlink treated some of the first HIV/AIDS patients at the former St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York and helped establish the first HIV/AIDS clinic in Boston.
Rutgers Around the World, November 26, 2018
In this episode of Rutgers Around the World, a podcast produced by Rutgers Global, Richard Marlink shines a light on the field of global health by reflecting on his career path and his work in fighting HIV/AIDS in the United States and abroad.
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