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Richard Wamai

Assistant Professor of African American Studies



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Neglected for too long

During a panel dis­cus­sion on Ebola ear­lier this month, North­eastern pro­fes­sors Michael Pol­lastri and Richard Wamai dis­cussed other issues the Ebola out­break is underscoring.


Health professionals talk experiences on front lines of Ebola outbreak

During a keynote address at North­eastern on Tuesday, an epi­demi­ol­o­gist at Boston Med­ical Center who has admin­is­tered care to Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, noted that more help is needed in Africa to pro­vide health­care ser­vices, adding that “We need help with everything.”

Ebola Panel - An Educational Event About the Outbreak

Students join push to end neglected tropical diseases

A group of North­eastern stu­dents have formed a chapter of END7, a global net­work that aims to raise aware­ness of neglected trop­ical dis­eases and help erad­i­cate the seven most common NTDs by 2020.


Efficiency the key for global HIV/​AIDS programs

Assis­tant pro­fessor Richard Wamai is part of a global con­sor­tium of researchers leading a study span­ning five African nations to deter­mine how gov­ern­ments and agen­cies world­wide can opti­mize the resources at their disposal.


Targeting diseases beyond our borders

An inter­dis­ci­pli­nary team of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity researchers col­lab­o­rated with health experts in Kenya to fight neglected trop­ical diseases.

Courtesy photo.

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