The initiative will seek to improve the experience of American Indian and Alaskan Native students by hosting Native elders on campus for extended visits and educational exchanges.
China has about one million new cases of TB annually, a number that is slowly falling. Each year, 10 million cases of TB account for an estimated 1.7 million deaths globally, making it the most deadly infectious disease.
April 16: With its 15th annual Global Health Symposium, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute explores “Health in the Balance: Acting Now for a Healthy Tomorrow.”
The new awards address a diverse range of issues including the health impacts of racism, tackling the social determinants of health in Milwaukee’s Latino community, preventing early childhood expulsion and strengthening support systems for citizens returning from incarceration.
GHI Associate Director Jim Conway joined WPR to discuss flu shots and all the nuanced feelings people have about them.
Here & Now’s Robin Young spoke with GHI Advisory Committee member Gregory Nemet.
In an opinion piece, GHI Advisory Committee member Richard Keller says downplaying the casualties from natural disasters undermines future preparations.
The main force behind the University of Koinadugu is a man who could have used it decades ago. Alhaji N’Jai managed to go to college in Michigan only after escaping his country’s civil war. Eventually he joined a post-doctorate program at UW-Madison.
Former U.S. Ambassador John Lange, a senior fellow at the United Nations Foundation and a GHI Board of Visitors member, contributed an opinion column for The Hill.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz said the study is consistent with recent work by other scientists, including his own recent research on heat waves and hospital admissions in Milwaukee, Wisconsin over a 17-year period.
Abstracts must be received by Monday, October 29.
October 18: GHI invites you to Building Community 2018, an annual event that brings together the greater global health community and looks toward new opportunities to ensure health and well-being for all.
Among the hundreds of events offered during the Wisconsin Science Festiva, four in-depth discussions in Madison on some of the most significant challenges science is addressing — and universal questions science is answering.
Next spring, the OVCRGE will award two-year grants for research with implications for tackling contemporary social problems in order to promote economic prosperity, enhance social and psychological well-being and improve health outcomes in the United States.
October 30: GHI Associate Director Lori DiPrete Brown will give a Global Health Tuesday talk about the future directors of global health education and UW-Madison’s role.
GHI Advisory Committee member Anne Pringle and other researchers show that gene loss — not the evolution of new genes — helped drive the fly amanita mushroom into its symbiotic relationship with plants.
GHI Associate Director Jim Conway spoke with WPR about the upcoming flu season, what people need to pay attention to and when to get the flu shot.
“Across campus and the planet, we work together to tackle health challenges,” GHI Director Jonathan Patz writes in the report’s introduction. “Together, we are working toward a more just, sustainable, and healthy world.”
Co-sponsored by the School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Public Health, and School of Veterinary Medicine, the Lunch and Learn Series is free and open to all health science faculty, staff and students.
New research out of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Applied Population Laboratory reveals that the law reduced the proportion of unvaccinated children entering kindergarten in California — but that reduction was modest. Following the passage of AB-2109, the exemption rate dropped from its peak of 3.3 percent of kindergarteners to 2.7 percent in each of the following two years.