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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 Health2019 Mandela Washington Update: Week Four UpdateThe 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship is in its fourth week of programming. Every day of the program has been chock full of site visits, networking, leadership and education sessions, public speaking events, and more.Read more…

Global HealthYoung African Leaders Speak Out: 2019 YALI TuesdaysJULY 2, 9, 16 and 23: Fourteen of the 25 Mandela Washington Fellows at UW-Madison this summer are deeply involved in ensuring health for their countries and communities. Attend a series of four YALI Global Health Seminars in July to listen to the scholars discuss global health issues.Read more…

Children gathered in a circle to learn about mosquitoesApply now for 2020 Global Health Institute grants and awardsOctober 9, 2019Workers in HazMat suits carry the coffin of an Ebola victim.Midwest Universities for Global Health Conference challenges colleagues to improve academic programsSeptember 26, 2019Dr. Dawd Siraj speaks on collaborations between UW-Madison and Jimma University (Ethiopia)September 10, 2019After 40 years of partnership UW-Madison and the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, expand international collaborationSeptember 9, 2019UW-Madison students’ paper published in Harvard Journal of Health and Human RightsSeptember 4, 2019More news »


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