With its new Division of Global Pediatrics, the Department of Pediatrics in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health provides a structure to support education, develop partnerships and encourage collaboration to improve children’s health across the world.
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.
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.
Madison-based Combat Blindness International, founded by Dr. Suresh Chandra, 82, a now-retired UW-Madison ophthalmologist, which has supported 360,000 cataract surgeries in 15 countries over 35 years, achieved a first last month: It helped eliminate the backlog of blind people waiting for cataract surgery in an entire country, Botswana.
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.
A new study by a team of University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers shows that Wisconsin Medicaid’s 2014 coverage expansion had a tremendous impact on making antidiabetic drugs more affordable for one of the state’s populations that needs them most: childless adults with low income.
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.
U.S. hospitals wait over a year on average to begin prescribing newly developed antibiotics, a delay that might threaten the supply or discourage future development of needed drugs. Warren Rose, a professor in the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy, studied this delay and its consequences.
UW Nursing, SMPH and global health certificate alumna Sadat Abiri discusses her pursuit of improvement and reduced stigma in mental health care.
GHI Advisory Committee member Ajay Sethi, along with other UW and Michigan State researchers, studied antibiotic usage in large dairies on a herd level.
GHI Advisory Committee member Yoshihiro Kawaoka co-authored a study showing that antiviral antibodies produced by survivors of Ebola infection continue to evolve and improve after recovery.
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.