Applications are due March 1, 2020.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) and Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies are key supporters of the Global Climate and Health Summit taking place Saturday, December 7, at United Nations COP 25 climate change …
The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts will contribute climate data informing the work of a state task force charged with advising Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on climate change adaptation and mitigation.
The BENEFIT Kids Project will increase access to quality-assured MDR-TB medicines that are adapted for children, who have been neglected in the global response. Project Lead Tony Garcia-Pratts recently joined the UW-Madison Department of Pediatrics.
The UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health center will once again be the recipient of a competitive national grant to recruit American Indian and Alaska Native students into the field of medicine.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz spoke with CNN about climate change and the newly published Lancet report.
With its 16th annual Global Health Symposium, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute invites indigenous scholars and community members to help explore the many ways to advance health across the world. They will join …
Following on the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s recent STARS silver rating for campus sustainability, Chancellor Rebecca Blank has announced that UW–Madison will sign the Resilience Commitment administered by Second Nature. Chancellor Blank made her announcement at …
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 …
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is one of only eight institutions honored as a platinum-level Bicycle Friendly University. The award is the highest given by the League of American Bicyclists, the oldest advocacy organization for people who bike.
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 …
In little more than 25 hours, from 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 13, to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, September 14, colleagues from over 20 Midwest universities and organizations wrestled with how to improve global health programming for …
In 2019, Combat Blindness International celebrates 35 years of eliminating preventable blindness. In addition to the 20,000 cataract surgeries annually, the nonprofit screens nearly 80,000 children every year. Learn more about the organization and its founder, Suresh Chandra.
The 2019 Wisconsin Science Festival, held Oct. 17 through 20, will feature more than 220 events statewide and include everything from fossil exploration and robotic engineering to animal encounters and the science of Star Wars.
Jason Vargo, a former assistant scientist at GHI, and other researchers recently published an article in the Social Science & Medicine journal. The article discusses the use of invisibility to explore biases in the understanding of climate-health risks, among other ways invisibilities arise and hinder vulnerable populations.
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.
The health of a community depends on a strong foundation built on access to transportation and an environment that promotes well-being. Wood County’s River Rider Bike Share Initiative, supported by a UW-Madison SMPH grant, works to combat chronic disease by promoting biking and community.
UW Family Physician and former GHI Advisory Committee member David Gaus was interviewed on Wisconsin Public Radio after the new book Long Road from Quito was published about his innovative health care work in rural Ecuador.
Rahel Desalegne, an Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UW-Madison, is working on a project to make Bahir Dar, Ethiopia – a Sister City of Madison – more bicycle friendly.