New EPA report highlights disproportionate impact of climate change on marginalized communities in the U.S., such as heat waves and flooding.
Women and Well-being
Fall 2021-2022 Global Health Tuesdays begin September 28
Watch for the spring Global Health Tuesday webinars, which begin January 25. Check out the videos from the fall series here.
UW program to provide up to $2 million in funding to support Black mothers, infants
The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public will provide up to $2 million to improve Black maternal and infant health.
Special summer Global Health Tuesdays explore sustainable development and global oncology
July 27: Syed Nabeel Zafar, M.D., from the School of Medicine and Public Health, will explore background challenges related to global oncology, the current status of care, initiatives by national and international organizations and the Global Oncology program at UW-Madison.
4W Grants Support Changemakers Across Campus
The 4W Initiative announces its 2021 grant program awardees.
Researchers from across campus receive 2021 global health grants and awards
With its 2021 grants and awards, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) again funds projects from across campus and across disciplines. From traditional knowledge to land use to cervical cancer, faculty, staff, clinicians …
2021 Global Health Symposium connects indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge
Watch the videos from GHI’s 16th Global Health Symposium, “Fostering Resilience Through Indigenous Wisdom and Scientific Knowledge.” Find land acknowledgement resources as well.
Check out the Global Health Tuesday videos
Now: Check out the videos from the Spring 2021 Global Health Tuesday webinars, from COVID-19 to Planetary Health.
Global Health Symposium panels welcome many voices to advance health for all
Watch the symposium videos. 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 …
Symposium keynote will look to Indigenous philosophies as a recipe to living well
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 …
GOP Republicans resume efforts to end state mask mandate
GHI Associate Director James Conway says now is the time to continue strict infection control measures.
Work with GHI: Apply now for a communications or advancement intern position
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.
COVID and Equity webinar series yields takeaways for moving forward
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 …
Apply now for UW-Madison Global Health Institute 2021 grants and awards
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 …
How politics paralyzed Wisconsin’s pandemic response – and left families to grieve their losses
GHI Advisory Committee members Ajay Sethi and Dominique Brossard consider what makes messaging successful.
COVID-19 model quatifies impact of region-specific social distancing orders
New UW-Madison study quantifies impact of social distancing on COVID-19 caseload.
New report shows how climate change is affecting Wisconsin’s health now
“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.
GHI 2019-2020 Impact Report charts progress on health challenges in Wisconsin and across the world
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.
As COVID-10 cases rise, Wisconsin health care leaders sound the alarm
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.
COVID-19 Poster Project
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.