January 26: COVID-19 in Ecuador. Avriel Rose Diaz, founder of Walking Palms Global Health in Ecuador, will discuss how national and local responses to the pandemic affected social and economic systems vital to global health.
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.”
April 14: GHI’s 16th Global Health Symposium will be a day-long virtual event on April 14. This year’s theme: Fostering Resilience Through Indigenous Wisdom and Scientific Knowledge explores the many ways to advance health for all.
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.
December 1: Researcher Peter Halfmann from the Influenza Research Institute discusses virus research in the age of Ebola and COVID-19 in this Global Health Tuesday webinar.
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 …