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.
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 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.
Long distances between medical facilities and struggles to retain medical professionals in rural areas can make a health care a challenge for many.
New technology developed by UW Global Health Institute Advisory Committee member Yoshihiro Kawaoka may make H3N2 vaccine development a bit easier.