The African Studies Program is proud to welcome officials from Jimma University (Ethiopia) to campus, with the support of a GHI 2019 Visiting Scholars Grant, to discuss expanding cooperation between JU and UW-Madison, specifically in the medical field. Dr. Dawd Siraj, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UW-Madison and a central organizer of UW-Madison’s academic engagement with Jimma University, discusses how these connections with JU came about.
This summer, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco, Mexico made a decades-old partnership official with the signing of a new, three-year cooperative agreement that will expand collaboration on projects relating to …
An article by students from the UW Global Health Ethic was published in the Harvard Journal of Health and Human Rights. The article offers a student-led perspective on global health ethics in an extra curricular space.
Pepin County and the UW-Madison UniverCity Year program recently showcased their collaboration that addressed economic development and environmental sustainability in the county. As the fall semester begins, 11 UW faculty members are ready to tackle 16 new UniverCity Year program projects, a program in which GHI is a partner of.
GHI is seeking a well-rounded communications intern who can assist with social media, website maintenance and creating newsletters. The deadline to apply is August 9.
The 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship is in its fourth week of programming. Every day of the program has been chock full of site visits, networking, leadership and education sessions, public speaking events, and more.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Global Health Institute (GHI) is hiring a Financial Specialist and a HOT-Wisconsin Program Coordinator.
Nurses Karen Lied (Wisconsin) and 2018 Mandela Washington Fellow Maxwell Kumbeini (Ghana) collaborated on a two-week educational and technical program discussing menstrual hygiene and sexual and reproductive health in rural Ghanaian schools.
2019 Community-University Partnership Awards, presented by Chancellor Rebecca Blank, recognize the work of individuals and organizations across Wisconsin that partner with UW–Madison faculty, staff, and students to address pressing public issues.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) receives a $5,000 grant from the Evjue Foundation to support the Midwestern Universities for Global Health annual conference this fall.
GHI supports global health initiatives with 30 grants to students, faculty, staff and clinicians from across campus.
JUNE 27-28. An interdisciplinary group of experts from Nigeria, Uganda, Ethiopia, Milwaukee and Madison gather for two Global Mental Health public lectures.
JULY 2, 9, 16 and 23: Fourteen of the 25 Mandela Washington Fellows at UW-Madison this summer are deeply involved in ensuring health for their countries and communities. Attend a series of four YALI Global Health Seminars in July to listen to the scholars discuss global health issues.
UW-Madison and the 12 Native Nations in Wisconsin met for a discussion about new ways to improve health services, preserve the environment and expand educational opportunities, among other aspects of native life.
GHI Advisory Committee member Susan Paskewitz’s project on six-legged livestock was one of five selected for funding as part of the UW-Madison Contemporary Social Problems Initiative.
It’s “remarkable” to GHI Associate Director James Conway that Wisconsin has not had a measles case yet, given that Wisconsin has the fifth highest rate of measles vaccine refusal in the nation.
GHI Associate Director James Conway discussed the growing measles outbreak with WKOW.
GHI Associate Director James Conway spoke with Wisconsin Public Television about vaccine waivers (start 20:41).
Students, faculty and community members whipped up and ate tasty dishes made partly of crickets, mealworms and other insects, at an April 26 Cooking with Insects workshop. Check out some photos from the workshop.
In response to the opioid epidemic, the UW-Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty is among more than 100 organizations across the U.S. that have joined the National Academy of Medicine in declaring their commitment to reversing national trends in opioid misuse and overdose.