Since 2006, the vaccine for human papillomavirus — the leading cause of a number of cancers — has been available. But what GHI Associate Director James Conway sees, and the statistics back him up, is complacency in making sure children get the vaccine. In some parts of Wisconsin, the vaccination rate is as low as 30%.
WisContext: Discovery of CWD prions in soil adds piece to deer disease puzzle
Host a Mandela Washington Fellow for dinner
New York Times: GHI Advisory Committee member James Cleary discusses government’s role in opioid epidemic
CDC Podcasts: Tony Goldberg Talks Deadly Respiratory Disease in Wild Chimpanzees
UniverCity Partners with Green County
For Teresa Caya, who earned her Graduate•Professional Certificate in Global Health while completing her medical degree, the certificate was a way to plan and carry out an infectious disease global health project in Nicaragua. …
For most of us, bugs are an irritation. Mosquitoes are to be swatted. Ticks avoided. Spiders … well, let’s not go there. For Susan Paskewitz, keynote speaker at the April 10 Global Health Symposium, insects …
UW Emergency Physician Janis Tupesis helps create online global health course for medical students/residents.
GHI is hiring for two student positions: a general/education intern and a communications intern.
Green spaces in cities help control floods, store carbon
UW-Madison celebrates International Women’s Day March 3
Join the UW-Madison global health community Tuesday, April 10, at Union South for the Global Health Symposium: Advancing Health in Uncertain Times.
Call for nominations for the annual Wisconsin Without Borders Awards
UN Foundation Blog: A New WHO: The Ambitious Transformation of the World Health Organization
UW-Madison selected again to host YALI Mandela Washington Fellows, GHI among campus partners planning sessions, events
UW-Madison UniverCity Alliance hiring new director
Director Jonathan Patz’ review paper “Climate Change and Collective Violence” featured in Knowable Magazine
Applications now open for Wisconsin Idea Fellowships from the Morgridge Center for Public Service
Milwaukee Public Radio: UW-Madison Program Places Med Students in Milwaukee’s Underserved Communities