Health Systems

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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

Global HealthSurgical Field of DreamsMarch 26: Kristin Long, M.D. and assistant professor in the Department of General Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery at the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health will explore the role of surgical care in treating the global burden of disease. Read more…

Global HealthThe UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health: The political determinants of health of a world on the moveMarch 12: Michael Knipper, M.D. and professor from the University Justus Liebig, Giessen, Germany, will discuss migrant health and rights.Read more…

Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin lets people decide not to get measles vaccination. Does this put us at risk of an outbreak?February 28, 2019Aldo Leopold, a 20th-century conservationist and former UW–Madison faculty member, is shown at his Sauk County shack in about 1940.Madison Reads Leopold returns to UW Arboretum March 1-3February 26, 2019UW-Madison Division of Extension launches $2.5 million national grantFebruary 25, 2019UW-Madison to host fourth cohort of young African leaders in summer 2019February 11, 2019WPR: Measles outbreak raises new questions over vaccination exemptionsFebruary 11, 2019More news »

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