Martina Merten

Global Health Specialist

Martina’s work focusses on analyses of healthcare systems in LMICs, mainly in the Asia-Pacific region. She went on numerous trip to conduct research and consult around global health topics, with a strong emphasis on eradicating infectious diseases and behavior change. She worked with organisations including the Asian Development Bank, the German Corporation for International Cooperation and Rotary International and received numerous grants for global health reporting, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She also works as an instructor for global health and comparative healthcare systems at various national and international universities, among other at the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Based in Germany, Martina holds a Master in political science, constitutional-, social- and economic history and in public international law from Friedrich-Wilhelms University, Bonn.

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

Some social restrictions related to COVID-19 have had health impacts as well as the virus itself.  Photo: ADB

What We Urgently Need Besides a Vaccine

With millions of confirmed COVID-19 infections worldwide and hundreds of thousands of deaths, the search for solutions to end the impacts of COVID-19 is overpowering. Finding a safe and effective vaccine is one crucial answer to the crisis. But there is more to it.

Martina Merten, Susann Roth