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 …
Two colliding crises pose a grave threat to human health: One is the rapid rise of chronic disease worldwide. The other is the global climate crises. In a white paper released today, the Health-Oriented Transportation …
The past year has shone an intense spotlight on public health efforts all over the world. Their complexity, their interconnectedness, and their importance have never been more apparent as they have been during a global …
Watch the video As the first doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine are administered to essential workers, James Conway is optimistic that they seem to be “at least the first step in this exit ramp that …
GHI Advisory Committee member Pat Remington sees a convergence of factors leading to upsurge.
“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.
At night in a Ugandan forest, a team of American and African scientists take oral swabs from insect-eating cyclops leaf-nosed bats. In a necropsy room near the Baltic Sea, researchers try to determine what killed …
GHI Associate Director James Conway joins team investigating “COVID-toes.”
SMPH Dean Robert Golden joins with Medical School of Wisconsin dean to chart a road map forward to minimize the pandemic.
The Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene are coming together in support of University of Wisconsin–Madison efforts to provide free COVID-19 testing to the entire campus community. The goal is to identify infections, isolate and care for those who are sick, and limit the spread of the disease as campus moves forward with a modified re-opening plan.
AUGUST 20: Bringing together diverse voices from across the health spectrum, including researchers, care providers, population health experts and policy makers, GHI’s COVID & Equity webinar series continues with “Lessons from Abroad: From Ebola to COVID.”
“If this isn’t the wake-up call, nothing is going to be,” says Tony Goldberg, a professor of epidemiology at UW and a GHI Advisor Committee member.
Ajay Sethi, GHI Advisory Committee member, and Nasia Safdar spoke with Madison365 about staying safe during reopening.
GHI Advisory Committee member Yoshiro Kawaoka, who is testing a new approach to develop a coronavirus vaccine, is among researchers receiving grants through the School of Medicine and Public Health’s Wisconsin Partnership Program.
In a study published today (May 13, 2020) in the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists in the U.S. and Japan report that in the laboratory, cats can readily become infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus …
GHI Director Jonathan Patz explores the links between the emergency of new viruses and environmental disruption at the Nelson Institute’s Earth Day.
Ajay Sethi, associate professor of Population Health Sciences and a GHI Advisory Committee member, was featured in the Discovery Channel’s “Pandemic: COVID-19.”
GHI Board of Visitors members Mary Wilson and John Lange help us understand why postponing the games was the best decision.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz speaks to the Aquarium of the Pacific Aquatic Academy about the links between the earth’s health and human health.
GHI has compiled COVID-19 updates, tips and links to keep you informed and help you survive the pandemic.