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Learning lies at the heart of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

From undergraduates to health practitioners, students choose global health education. Expanding their worldview. Delving into complex determinants of health and disease. Collaborating and engaging communities large and small—and finding new pathways to well-being.

They earn Certificates in Global Health, complete international clerkships, participate in field experiences. They are Badgers becoming citizens of the world.



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Global HealthHealth-Oriented Transportation Innovation Scholars conclude program with unique case studiesFrom streetcars in Milwaukee and aging buses in Madison, to cleaner air and better bikes, the 2019-2020 Health-Oriented Transportation (HOT) Innovation Scholars brought local perspectives to international issues of transportation and health upon completion of …Read more…

A student wearing a white coat and face masks works in a laboratory on test kits.Global HealthUW–Madison establishes free, campus-wide COVID-19 testing to support campus reopeningThe 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.Read more…

UW-Madison temporarily moves classes online after spike in positive COVID testsSeptember 10, 2020UW-Madison reports more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases, as students told to ‘severely limit’ interactionsSeptember 9, 2020Chancellor Rebecca Blank asks undergraduates to restrict movements to thwart COVID-19September 8, 2020Madison Hospitals, Public Health Concerned About Possible ‘Twindemic’September 4, 2020Global Health Tuesdays begin October 27September 2, 2020More news »


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