In the fourth episode of Abbott’s branded content series with Warner Bros. Discovery, The Virus Hunt, follow scientists and researchers — including Director Jorge Osorio — as they uncover a mosquito-borne virus that was previously unknown in Colombia.
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UW-Madison launches center in India to develop vaccines, study disease
The Cap Times shares news of GHI’s One Health Center in India, future development plans, upholding the Wisconsin Idea and more.
GHI One Health Center-India
The UW-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) joined campus partners in India for a Badger Utsav Sunday, February 5, 2023, to celebrate Badgers Building a Better World. GHI was joined by both Dr. Krishna Ella, who …
Joint study finds Oropouche virus as an emerging cause of acute febrile illness in Colombia
GHI collaboration with National University of Colombia and Abbott sheds light on Oropouche virus, possible mitigation methods and more.
UW–Madison’s UniverCity Year is finalist for community engagement award
University of Wisconsin–Madison’s UniverCity Year program named a regional winner of the 2022 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award.
Climate Hazards Worsen More Than Half of Infectious Diseases
Former GHI Director Jonathan Patz discusses new study highlighting links between climate change and human disease.
Wisconsin Partnership Program announces 2022 Collaborative Health Sciences Program grant recipients
GHI Advisory Committee Members Ajay Sethi and Yoshihiro Kawaoka collaborators on selected grant award.
Wisconsin’s Covid Condition: Pediatric vaccination expands, omicron settles in
GHI Associate Director James Conway discusses importance of pediatric vaccination amid elevated omicron transmission and more.
July global health webinar to discuss U.S. blacklegged tick population
Watch the video from the July 26 Global Health Tuesday on blacklegged ticks in the U.S.
Global health electives in the COVID-19 era: resuming travel and strengthening global health academic partnerships
GHI Associate Director James Conway co-author on new paper outlining best practices for resuming global health electives safe and ethically.
SDG 360 Thinking from Classroom to Community: 5 Ways to Advance the Sustainable Development Goals
GHI Associate Director Lori DiPrete Brown presents five ways university-community partnerships can advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
Cutting air pollution emissions would save 50,000 U.S. lives, $600 billion each year
Eliminating air pollution emissions from energy-related activities in the United States would prevent more than 50,000 premature deaths each year and provide more than $600 billion in benefits each year from avoided illness and death, …
Bharat Biotech co-founder receives honorary degree
The University of Wisconsin–Madison recognizes these extraordinary contributions of delivering over4 billion vaccines to people in 123 countries by awarding Krishna the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011 and an honorary degree in 2022.
UW–Madison professor shapes UN report on climate change
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report urges immediate action to limit greenhouse gas emissions in all sectors of the economy, including energy, transportation, construction, manufacturing and agriculture. GHI Advisory Committee member, Greg Nemet, is one of the report’s lead authors.
The history of Lyme disease has a Wisconsin chapter. It’s still being written.
GHi Advisory Committee member Susan Paskewitz has watched the advance of ticks in Wisconsin.
Demand for meat is destroying the Amazon. Smarter choices at dinner table can go a long way to help.
GHI Seed Grant recipient Holly Gibbs suggests “we’re going to be eating the rainforest in our burgers” and says Americans need to help save the Amazon.
Bicycle Infrastructure Saves Lives In More Ways Than One
GHI Director Jonathan Patz says we need to design cities for safe bicycle travel.
Climate Action Could Avert Nearly Half The World’s Premature Deaths
GHI Director Jonathan Patz looks at health opportunities from a low-carbon economy.
State energy, health experts stress shift away from fossil fuels as US bans Russian oil imports
GHI Director Jonathan Patz joins state health professionals in looking for a shift to a clean economy to prevent disease and death.
UW–Madison Faculty Post Strong Showing on Global Highly Cited Researchers List
GHI Advisory Committee Member Kevin Eliceiri one of several UW-Madison researchers on this year’s Institute for Scientific Information list of Highly Cited Researchers.