The Global Health Institute (GHI) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison works at the intersection of health, equity and sustainability. Our work is grounded in a global health ethic and the One Health principle that recognizes …
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.
2023 Global Health Symposium is April 4
Global Health Symposium “One Planet, One Health” to be held April 4, co-hosted by GHI and the Office of Global Health in the School of Medicine and Public Health. GHI Director Jorge Osorio will be the keynote speaker. A panel will explore the dimensions of One Health in their work, and posters from across campus will showcase global health projects.
Read GHI’s 2021-2022 Impact Report
Read GHI’s 2021-2022 Impact Report
GHI is Hiring: Apply to be an Administrative Specialist
The Global Health Institute (GHI) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison works at the intersection of health, equity and sustainability. Our work is grounded in a global health ethic and the One Health principle that recognize …
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.
Fall Global Health Tuesdays explore infectious diseases, vaccines and migration
DECEMBER 6: Global Health Tuesday: Take a look at GHI’s One Health Centers across the world and learn how international collaboration advances research, health equity and more.
The “Jalisconsin Idea”
GHI Advisory Committee member Eduardo Santana Castellón receives the Environmental Merit Award from the Jalisco (Mexico) State Congress.
From The Guardian: Newly identified Langya virus tracked after China reports dozens of cases
Dozens in China have contracted the virus that can cause fever, fatigue, cough, loss of appetite and muscle aches. It is believed to have spread from animals to humans.
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.
New GHI report examines hemp and UN Sustainable Development Goals
A new report from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) outlines how industrial hemp can contribute to the United Nations framework for a sustainable and equitable future for all. The report, “Industrializing Hemp …
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, …
University of Wisconsin News: Understanding the human-animal interplay of COVID-19 and other diseases
Tony Goldberg, a member of the GHI Advisory Committee, knows that most human diseases, like COVID-19, don’t start — or end — with our species. These diseases are really a part of our whole ecosystem, and that includes the animals we interact with.
UniverCity Year program to partner with six communities in 2022
Now in its seventh year, University of Wisconsin-Madison’s UniverCity Year program is working with six communities stretching from the neighboring City of Stoughton to Polk County in northwest Wisconsin. UniverCity Year (UCY) is the hallmark …
Current anti-COVID pills work well against omicron, but antibody drugs are less effective
The drugs behind the new pills to treat COVID-19 remain very effective against the omicron variant of the virus in lab tests, according to a new study. However, lab tests also showed that the available …
Omicron causes less severe illness in animal models than previous variants
A new study confirms that, compared to earlier versions of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the omicron variant causes less severe disease in mice and hamsters, which are reliable models for understanding COVID-19. The findings, previously available …
UW–Madison researchers lead effort to create a universal coronavirus vaccine
The National Institutes of Health is investing in three teams working to develop a vaccine against a broad range of coronaviruses. Among them is a research collaboration, the Pan-Coronavirus Vaccine consortium, led by UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine Professor of Pathobiological Sciences Yoshihiro Kawaoka, who is also a GHI Advisory Committee member.