Applications are due March 1, 2020.
On January 31, 2019, an 11-year old boy in Japan went to a medical clinic with a fever. The providers there diagnosed him with influenza, a strain called H3N2, and sent him home with a …
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.
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 …
Wisconsin researchers harness a raccoon virus to fight white-nose syndrome.
Henry Anderson, who established a GHI graduate student research award, believes in service, building relationships.
GHI Associate Director Janis Tupesis helps train emergency workers to improve care worldwide
GHI Associate Director Jim Conway talks about the dangers of not vaccinating children in an interview with Shepherd Express.
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.
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 …
Sept. 24: Global Health Tuesday with WHO’s Lara Vojnov who will discuss diagnosing and monitoring HIV in limited-resource settings
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.