July 27: Syed Nabeel Zafar, M.D., from the School of Medicine and Public Health, will explore background challenges related to global oncology, the current status of care, initiatives by national and international organizations and the Global Oncology program at UW-Madison.
With its 2021 grants and awards, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) again funds projects from across campus and across disciplines. From traditional knowledge to land use to cervical cancer, faculty, staff, clinicians …
Watch the videos from GHI’s 16th Global Health Symposium, “Fostering Resilience Through Indigenous Wisdom and Scientific Knowledge.” Find land acknowledgement resources as well.
Now: Check out the videos from the Spring 2021 Global Health Tuesday webinars, from COVID-19 to Planetary Health.
Mariaelena Huambachano has spent her life crossing cultures: Of Quechua lineage, she was born and raised in Chorillos, Peru, and, at 19, immigrated to Aotearoa New Zealand. She earned her master’s and doctoral degrees to …
GHI Associate Director James Conway says ‘”People have kind of started to come around to understanding that a vaccine really is our best and most likely off-ramp to get off of this horrible ride.”
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) is pleased to announce the application period is open for its 2021 grants and awards program. This competitive program is designed to support global health efforts of …
“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.
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.