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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.

Health Systems News

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Global HealthGHI Visiting Scholar Emmanuel Makasa determined to help make surgery accessible for allThe Lancet Commission on Global Surgery reported in 2015 that about five billion worldwide — or 70 percent of the global population — lack access to safe and affordable surgery.Read more…

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