Since 2006, the vaccine for human papillomavirus — the leading cause of a number of cancers — has been available. But what GHI Associate Director James Conway sees, and the statistics back him up, is complacency in making sure children get the vaccine. In some parts of Wisconsin, the vaccination rate is as low as 30%.
FluVision provides a window into a world none have seen before, allowing scientists to observe and better understand what happens when a virus infects the lungs and the body responds.
This year more than ever, UW-Madison’s programming will feature opportunities for Fellows to share their expertise with the campus and community.
The award is GEMA’s highest honor, given to an “individual whose work serves as a beacon for future emergency physicians and who has put the needs of patients over self.”
July 10, 17 and 24: YALI Tuesdays give Young African Scholars a chance to share their work to ensure health for all.
Introducing YALI Expert Exchange
June 25: Neurosurgery in the Amazon Rainforest—Providing Voice and Care for Newly-Contacted Communities
UW general surgery resident Dr. Callistus Ditah, local surgeon Dr. Nebyou, and UW vascular surgeon Dr. Paul DiMusto after a case in the OR. GOING GLOBAL IN GENERAL SURGERY: RESIDENT RETURNS FROM DEPARTMENT’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL …
When: Thursday, May 10th, 5:30-7 p.m. Where: AT&T Lounge, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI, 53703 Over the last twenty years, bilateral and multilateral global health programs have greatly expanded and have saved millions …
New York Times: GHI Advisory Committee member James Cleary discusses government’s role in opioid epidemic
When: April 24th, 4:30 p.m. Where: Health Sciences Learning Center, Room 1309 James Svenson, 2016 GHI Seed Grant recipient, presents on his team’s collaboration with a group from Stanford University to develop a computer-based app …
Professor Susan Paskewitz will be the keynote speaker for the 14th annual Global Health Symposium: Advancing Health in Uncertain Times. The symposium begins at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Paskewitz is professor and chair …
WHEN: April 10th, 4:00 p.m. WHERE: Union South With “Deadly Foes: Why Mosquitoes and Ticks Matter to Global Health,” professor Susan Paskewitz will be the keynote speaker for the 14th annual Global Health Symposium: Advancing …
Sheri Johnson talks priorities as new UW Population Health Institute Leader
An Achilles heel discovered in viruses could fuel new antiviral approaches
UW biomedical engineering researchers bringing cheap and accurate tuberculosis tests to Africa
Professor and physician Cindy Haq helped shape global health at UW-Madison.
NY Times quotes palliative care expert Jim Cleary, a GHI Advisory Committee member, about the crisis caused by ‘opiophobia’ in Africa.
Health access program bridges micro-finance, health for Uganda’s poor
Project Mercy began its work in Africa nearly 40 years ago, providing aid (shelter, food, health care, education and resettlement assistance) to refugees in seven countries. For the past 24 years, the organization has focused exclusively in Ethiopia with integrated …