“Medical Alert: Climate Change is Harming our Health in Wisconsin,” a new report from UW-Madison Professors Jonathan Patz and Dominique Brossard shows how climate change already affects Wisconsinites and what can be done to protect their health.
In the 2019-2020 Impact Report, read how the GHI community has worked across disciplines and around the world to address today’s biggest health challenges, from COVID-19j to planetary health, advancing sustainable, equitable health for all.
October 27: GHI Associate Director James Conway discusses “Global Vaccine Advocacy: Amplifying Our Impact” in a Global Health Tuesday seminar.
Until now, no one has been able to pin down why the world’s wild, freshwater mussels—often unnoticed and underappreciated engineers of stream and river health—are facing massive, unexpected die-offs. In a paper published today (September …
GHI Associate Director James Conway urges flu shots to avoid outbreaks during COVID-19 pandemic.
AUGUST 20: Bringing together diverse voices from across the health spectrum, including researchers, care providers, population health experts and policy makers, GHI’s COVID & Equity webinar series continues with “Lessons from Abroad: From Ebola to COVID.”
University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty, staff and graduate students plan to tackle challenges as diverse as indigenous philosophies for resilient food systems, cervical cancer screening, vitamins for children and tick-borne diseases with 25 new grants and awards from the UW-Madison Global Health Institute.
What happens to international education programs in a time of COVID-19? GHI’s Christopher Olsen and James Conway and UW’s Ronald Machoian look at risks, moving ahead.
The Giant Snorflaggle, resplendent in a fantastic top hat, wings to fly and a pointed tail, is on the job to help children understand the coronavirus pandemic. “Parents need to wash their hands. Kids need …
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Communication Collaborative for COVID-19 Response has developed 10 essential steps to limit the spread of COVID-19. They reflect the overall need for maintaining a physical distance from each other, washing you …
In a fast-moving response to COVID-19, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities are joining forces to help slow the spread of the disease. And they need your help.
GHI has compiled COVID-19 updates, tips and links to keep you informed and help you survive the pandemic.
The new Planetary Health Graduate Scholarship programs encourages students and their advisors to work across disciplines, discovering new insights into their work and new paths toward a sustainable, healthy tomorrow for humans and the planet.
JULY 20, 4:00 p.m.: HOT Topic Seminar with Robert Schneider, associate professor of Urban Planning, UW-Milwaukee, presenting “How to Increase Walking and Bicycling: Mode Shift Theory and Supporting Studies,” on WebEx.
DECEMBER 3: Nasia Safdar, M.D., looks at reducing antimicrobial resistance through a Wisconsin-India partnership.
Jonathan Patz, M.D., MPH, director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of his pioneering research on the connections between climate change and …
October 29: Join us for a Global Health Tuesday seminar with Lyric Bartholomay and Mosquitos Y Yo at 5:00 p.m. in Room 1010 at the Medical Sciences Center.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) is pleased to announce the application period is open for its 2020 grants and awards. This competitive grant program is designed to support global health efforts of …
Sept. 24: Global Health Tuesday with WHO’s Lara Vojnov who will discuss diagnosing and monitoring HIV in limited-resource settings
SEPTEMBER 13 and 14: Hosted by the Global Health Institute, the Midwest Universities for Global Health (MUGH) conference convenes for the first time at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.