GHI Advisory Committee members Ajay Sethi and Dominique Brossard consider what makes messaging successful.
“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.
At night in a Ugandan forest, a team of American and African scientists take oral swabs from insect-eating cyclops leaf-nosed bats. In a necropsy room near the Baltic Sea, researchers try to determine what killed …
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 …
From streetcars in Milwaukee and aging buses in Madison, to cleaner air and better bikes, the 2019-2020 Health-Oriented Transportation (HOT) Innovation Scholars brought local perspectives to international issues of transportation and health upon completion of …
The Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene are coming together in support of University of Wisconsin–Madison efforts to provide free COVID-19 testing to the entire campus community. The goal is to identify infections, isolate and care for those who are sick, and limit the spread of the disease as campus moves forward with a modified re-opening plan.
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.
In a study published today (May 13, 2020) in the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists in the U.S. and Japan report that in the laboratory, cats can readily become infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus …
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.
Martin Ventura uses mushrooms in his quest to turn corn stalks into a low-cost feed for crickets, an edible insect that can relieve food insecurity. Ramin Ghamkhar is finding ways to save energy in aquaponics …
GHI Associate Director Tony Goldberg talks with Science about the coronavirus danger to apes and efforts to protect them and local people.
GHI Associate Director Tony Goldberg talks about how genetic research is revealing the ways pathogens and parasites jump from species to species.
This year’s Wisconsin Without Borders award winners are especially involved with global health and well-being.
GHI team members join campus-wide collaboration to understand and respond to COVID-19.
GHI Associate Director James Conway says Tuesday election poses significant health risks.
UW-Madison researcher Yoshihiro Kawaoka, a member of the GHI Advisory Committee, is part of an international collaboration developing and testing a COVID-19 vaccine.
UW-Madison’s Dominique Brossard discusses with Mother Jones how to convince people to take steps to slow COVID-10.
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 …