Patricia Tellez-Giron, M.D., who grew up in Mexico, knows first-hand the challenges of immigrants. As a family medicine doctor and community activist, she’s cared for the Latinx community in Madison for decades. “Almost everything I …
Mariaelena Huambachano has spent her life crossing cultures: Of Quechua lineage, she was born and raised in Chorillos, Peru, and, at 19, immigrated to Aotearoa New Zealand. She earned her master’s and doctoral degrees to …
April 27: Join this year’s Planetary Health Graduate Scholars as they present 5-minute flash talks about their projects to advance health for people and the planet.
GHI Associate Director James Conway says now is the time to continue strict infection control measures.
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.
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 …
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 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.
“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.
Heath care leaders in Wisconsin are warning that if new cases of COVID-19 continue to climb, hospitals may become overwhelmed. They’re urging people to stay home, wear masks, and not gather with people outside their household.
Public information posters have long been a part of history. The Wisconsin Historical Society sponsored 12 artists and their representation and expression of the COVID-19 pandemic through a new, relevant public information poster. The posters created by Wisconsin artists during the COVID-19 pandemic will become part of the collections at the Society where they can be used by future generations.
The Dane County Health Council and its community partner the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness launched the Black Maternal and Child Health Alliance of Dane County to improve the birth outcomes of Black mothers and babies in Dane County.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is moving all classes online and quarantining two residence halls due to a spike in positive cases of COVID-19, just one week after students returned to campus.
December 1: Researcher Peter Halfmann from the Influenza Research Institute discusses virus research in the age of Ebola and COVID-19 in this Global Health Tuesday webinar.
“We’re terrified of a ‘twindemic,” says GHI Associate Director James Conway.