A new variant of the coronavirus is showing up across the U.S., including Wisconsin. GHI Associate Director James Conway explains what we know. Plus, he shares his experience receiving the Pfizer vaccine while also detailing who will be vaccinated next and what the current flu season looks like.
January 26: COVID-19 in Ecuador. Avriel Rose Diaz, founder of Walking Palms Global Health in Ecuador, will discuss how national and local responses to the pandemic affected social and economic systems vital to global health.
Dominique Brossard, a member of GHI’s Advisory Committee, says facts alone don’t change our minds.
April 14: GHI’s 16th Global Health Symposium will be a day-long virtual event on April 14. This year’s theme: Fostering Resilience Through Indigenous Wisdom and Scientific Knowledge explores the many ways to advance health for all.
In a series of webinars hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute, experts from across campus, Wisconsin and the world convened to consider the challenges of equity and systemic racism magnified by the …
The climate crisis endangers children’s health, but few students are learning about these risks. Learn more from GHI’s Jonathan Patz and Valerie Stull with Maggie Grabow and Vijay Limaye.
GHI’s Jonathan Patz and Valerie Stull are co-authors of a paper to improve understanding of the complex relationship between health and climate.
GHI Advisory Committee member Ajay Sethi explains the positivity rates for COVID-19 and what they mean.
Each year, the Lancet Countdown tracks more than 40 indicators on links between health and climate change, and this year presents the most worrying outlook to date as key trends worsen. However, the latest report, …
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) is pleased to announce the application period is open for its 2021 grants and awards program. This competitive program is designed to support global health efforts of …
GHI Advisory Committee members Ajay Sethi and Dominique Brossard consider what makes messaging successful.
New UW-Madison study quantifies impact of social distancing on COVID-19 caseload.
The Wisconsin Examiner takes a look at a new report showing the effects of climate change on health in Wisconsin.
“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.
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.
Heath care leaders in Wisconsin are warning that if new cases of COVID-19 continue to climb, hospitals may become overwhelmed. They’re urging people to stay home, wear masks, and not gather with people outside their household.
Public information posters have long been a part of history. The Wisconsin Historical Society sponsored 12 artists and their representation and expression of the COVID-19 pandemic through a new, relevant public information poster. The posters created by Wisconsin artists during the COVID-19 pandemic will become part of the collections at the Society where they can be used by future generations.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is moving all classes online and quarantining two residence halls due to a spike in positive cases of COVID-19, just one week after students returned to campus.
GHI’s Christopher Olsen answers questions about dog parks and COVID-19 safety.