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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 HealthHealth-Oriented Transportation Innovation Scholars conclude program with unique case studiesFrom streetcars in Milwaukee and aging buses in Madison, to cleaner air and better bikes, the 2019-2020 Health-Oriented Transportation (HOT) Innovation Scholars brought local perspectives to international issues of transportation and health upon completion of …Read more…

A student wearing a white coat and face masks works in a laboratory on test kits.Global HealthUW–Madison establishes free, campus-wide COVID-19 testing to support campus reopeningThe Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene are coming together in support of University of Wisconsin–Madison efforts to provide free COVID-19 testing to the entire campus community. The goal is to identify infections, isolate and care for those who are sick, and limit the spread of the disease as campus moves forward with a modified re-opening plan.Read more…

COVID-19 Poster ProjectSeptember 30, 2020Dane County Health Council and partners announce Black Maternal and Child Health Alliance to lead local birth equity effortsSeptember 24, 2020UW-Madison temporarily moves classes online after spike in positive COVID testsSeptember 10, 2020UW-Madison reports more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases, as students told to ‘severely limit’ interactionsSeptember 9, 2020COVID questions: Dog part safety, antibody testingSeptember 8, 2020More news »

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