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.
The Loka Initiative is a new education and outreach platform for faith leaders and religious institutions at UW-Madison Center for Healthy Minds. GHI is a Loka Initiative partner.
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.
Every year, the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps delivers detailed data state by state, county by county, how a myriad of factors contribute to health and health equity. Dr. Sheri Johnson says this year’s rankings emphasize housing and communities to explain the interconnectedness of inequality and health.
Two GHI Advisory Committee members and environmental studies researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Tracey Holloway and Greg Nemet discuss Madison Gas & Electric’s new goal of net-zero carbon electricity.
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.
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.
GHI postdoctoral research associate Valerie Stull and GHI Director Jonathan Patz released a policy paper about food systems, climate change and insects.
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.
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.