The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) is pleased to receive a $5,000 grant from the Evjue Foundation to support the Midwestern Universities for Global Health annual conference this fall. This is the first …
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.
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, July 2, 9, 16 and 23, 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.
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).
In response to the opioid epidemic, the UW-Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty is among more than 100 organizations across the U.S. that have joined the National Academy of Medicine in declaring their commitment to reversing national trends in opioid misuse and overdose.
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.
The Director of Advancement will report to the Director of the Global Health Institute and will have lead responsibility for directing GHI fundraising activities. Apply by May 20.
While eating insects may seem like something people only do on accident, Danish entomologist Arnold van Huis said there are myriad benefits, for both sustainability and human health.
GHI postdoctoral research associate Valerie Stull explained how the food system is one of the primary ways humans are affecting the environment.
Around 80 percent of the world’s nations enjoy edible insects as part of their diet. Chef Joseph Yoon wants to bring the tradition to the United States for two simple reasons: insects are healthy and they’re sustainable.
Listen to Chef Joseph Yoon speak with WPR host Rob Ferrett about the benefits of eating edible insects. Yoon is in Madison for the Swarm-to-Table event series.
APRIL 30: Janis Tupesis explores expanding emergency medicine in Global Health Tuesday seminar.
The center will aim to improve the health of low-income women, infants and families in Wisconsin.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than two million drug-resistant infections a year are reported.