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.
Ajay Sethi, a GHI Advisory Committee member, says don’t let up on pandemic precautions.
Dominique Brossard, a member of GHI’s Advisory Committee, has advice about how to talk to anti-maskers.
GHI Associate Director James Conway says ‘”People have kind of started to come around to understanding that a vaccine really is our best and most likely off-ramp to get off of this horrible ride.”
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 …
GHI Advisory Committee member Ajay Sethi explains the positivity rates for COVID-19 and what they mean.
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 Associate Director James Conway looks at the potential vaccines.
GHI Advisory Committee member Yoshihiro Kawaoka leads study that shows the virus mutated in early 2020.
UW-Madison partners with Shield T3 from University of Illinois System to expand testing.
UW researchers David O’Connor and Thomas Friedrich find evidence by tracking virus mutations.
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.
GHI Associate Director James Conway, M.D., busts seven common flu myths.
Students asked to participate in the Badgers Give Back Blood Drive will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 27-29.
“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.