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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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Several people are working with plants at the edge of a forested area.Global HealthFrom tick-born disease and indigenous food to diabetes and cervical cancer, Global Health Institute grants fund projects across campusUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison faculty, staff and graduate students plan to tackle challenges as diverse as indigenous philosophies for resilient food systems, cervical cancer screening, vitamins for children and tick-borne diseases with 25 new grants and awards from the UW-Madison Global Health Institute.Read more…

Global HealthBeyond Summer 2020: Safety Abroad in a Recovering WorldWhat happens to international education programs in a time of COVID-19? GHI's Christopher Olsen and James Conway and UW's Ronald Machoian look at risks, moving ahead.Read more…

Fewer Than Half Of Wisconsin Grocery Shoppers Mask UpJune 24, 2020Hamsters develop protective immunity to COVID-19 and are protected by convalescent seraJune 23, 2020What if all viruses disappeared?June 18, 2020DHS announces studies to identify communities at risk for COVID-19 outbreaksJune 18, 2020A coalition of scientists takes on COVID-19 – with dataJune 17, 2020More news »


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