GHI Associate Director Jim Conway joined WPR to discuss flu shots and all the nuanced feelings people have about them.
The main force behind the University of Koinadugu is a man who could have used it decades ago. Alhaji N’Jai managed to go to college in Michigan only after escaping his country’s civil war. Eventually he joined a post-doctorate program at UW-Madison.
Former U.S. Ambassador John Lange, a senior fellow at the United Nations Foundation and a GHI Board of Visitors member, contributed an opinion column for The Hill.
October 18: GHI invites you to Building Community 2018, an annual event that brings together the greater global health community and looks toward new opportunities to ensure health and well-being for all.
Among the hundreds of events offered during the Wisconsin Science Festiva, four in-depth discussions in Madison on some of the most significant challenges science is addressing — and universal questions science is answering.
Next spring, the OVCRGE will award two-year grants for research with implications for tackling contemporary social problems in order to promote economic prosperity, enhance social and psychological well-being and improve health outcomes in the United States.
October 30: GHI Associate Director Lori DiPrete Brown will give a Global Health Tuesday talk about the future directors of global health education and UW-Madison’s role.
GHI Associate Director Jim Conway spoke with WPR about the upcoming flu season, what people need to pay attention to and when to get the flu shot.
“Across campus and the planet, we work together to tackle health challenges,” GHI Director Jonathan Patz writes in the report’s introduction. “Together, we are working toward a more just, sustainable, and healthy world.”
Co-sponsored by the School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Public Health, and School of Veterinary Medicine, the Lunch and Learn Series is free and open to all health science faculty, staff and students.
New research out of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Applied Population Laboratory reveals that the law reduced the proportion of unvaccinated children entering kindergarten in California — but that reduction was modest. Following the passage of AB-2109, the exemption rate dropped from its peak of 3.3 percent of kindergarteners to 2.7 percent in each of the following two years.
September 20: University of Wisconsin-Madison alumna Janna Patterson brings a wealth of global health experience to her talk on how Sustainable Development Goals will affect children’s health.
Now in its eighth year, the science festival continues to grow. Nearly 100 unique venues are hosting activities statewide, with half the counties in Wisconsin represented.
Doctors at UW Health say everyone 6 months old or older should get a flu shot as soon as possible, especially before the end of October.
The summit is an effort of the Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) Group at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Population Health Institute. It will be held at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin on September 20-21.
Associate Director Jim Conway spoke with Wisconsin Public Radio’s Carrie Kaufman about the importance of getting children vaccinated for human papillomavirus (HPV).
The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery reported in 2015 that about five billion worldwide — or 70 percent of the global population — lack access to safe and affordable surgery.
The UW simulation team recently received a UW Global Health Institute Visiting Scholar Award, which they will use to invite the Ethiopian simulation coordinator and a visiting faculty professor to Madison for a several week mentorship, evaluation and mutual learning exchange.
Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin and BloodCenter of Wisconsin were awarded to continue to implement the All of Us Research Program in Wisconsin through 2023, a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds.
Fellows visit community partner organizations weekly to serve and engage with community members. One of the goals of these community partnerships is to showcase how organizations in Madison address community issues.