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.
Scholars from UW-Madison, including GHI Associate Directors Chris Olsen and Lori DiPrete Brown, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture convened a workshop at the intersection of one health, gender analysis and women in agriculture. Their study was published in EcoHealth.
GHI Associate Director and 4W Initiative Director Lori DiPrete Brown was recognized for her work on women’s well-being in Wisconsin and around the world.
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.
The 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship is in its fourth week of programming. Every day of the program has been chock full of site visits, networking, leadership and education sessions, public speaking events, and more.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Global Health Institute (GHI) is hiring a Financial Specialist and a HOT-Wisconsin Program Coordinator.
Nurses Karen Lied (Wisconsin) and 2018 Mandela Washington Fellow Maxwell Kumbeini (Ghana) collaborated on a two-week educational and technical program discussing menstrual hygiene and sexual and reproductive health in rural Ghanaian schools.
2019 Community-University Partnership Awards, presented by Chancellor Rebecca Blank, recognize the work of individuals and organizations across Wisconsin that partner with UW–Madison faculty, staff, and students to address pressing public issues.
4W led the campaign to commemorate the 150th anniversary of women graduating from UW-Madison. On Wisconsin celebrates some of UW’s notable women in its latest issue.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) receives a $5,000 grant from the Evjue Foundation to support the Midwestern Universities for Global Health annual conference this fall.
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.
JULY 2, 9, 16 and 23: 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 in July to listen to the scholars discuss global health issues.
“The Monarch” is a gift from the 2019 senior class, with support from the 4W Initiative, the UW Foundation and the Wisconsin Union that celebrates the 150th anniversary of women earning undergraduate degrees at UW–Madison.
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).
Long distances between medical facilities and struggles to retain medical professionals in rural areas can make a health care a challenge for many.
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.
Carbone Cancer Center’s Cancer Health Disparities Initiative found the Latino population in south-central Wisconsin has strengths and challenges.
The center will aim to improve the health of low-income women, infants and families in Wisconsin.