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Health Systems

Devising mobile apps to improve health. Improving immunizations. Giving women reproductive choices. Building residency programs.

Improving the quality and access to health care is central to the mission of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Nurses and pediatricians, surgeons, obstetrician/gynecologists, oncologists and family practitioners work to ensure equitable and sustainable health for all.

Pharmacists, psychologists, researchers, teachers and more advise, collaborate, teach and consult with colleagues and communities in Wisconsin and across the world.

Devising mobile apps to improve health. Improving immunizations. Giving women reproductive choices. Building residency programs.

From Addis Ababa to Milwaukee to Guatemala, these collaborators create a healthier world, where everyone has access to adequate care.

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A collage of head shots of the eight panelists and moderators for the panels.Global HealthGlobal Health Symposium panels welcome many voices to advance health for allPatricia Tellez-Giron, M.D., who grew up in Mexico, knows first-hand the challenges of immigrants. As a family medicine doctor and community activist, she’s cared for the Latinx community in Madison for decades. “Almost everything I …Read more…

Mariaelena Huambachano sits and works in a New Zealand gardenGlobal HealthSymposium keynote will look to Indigenous philosophies as a recipe to living wellMariaelena Huambachano has spent her life crossing cultures: Of Quechua lineage, she was born and raised in Chorillos, Peru, and, at 19, immigrated to Aotearoa New Zealand. She earned her master’s and doctoral degrees to …Read more…

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