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Global HealthPlanning for a new major in global health approvedThe UW System recently approved a notice of intent from a committee led by entomology professor and chair Susan Paskewitz's that plans for a new global health bachelor of science major. Building off the success of the Global Health Certificate, the new major will allow students to dig deeper into this topic area.Read more…

Laura Hauser, a physician, and a Ugandan physician are standing next to a baby-sized doll.Global HealthNew Division of Global Pediatrics will spark efforts for children’s health across the worldWith its new Division of Global Pediatrics, the Department of Pediatrics in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health provides a structure to support education, develop partnerships and encourage collaboration to improve children’s health across the world.Read more…

Global HealthMidwest Universities for Global Health coming to UW-MadisonSEPTEMBER 13 and 14: Hosted by the Global Health Institute, the Midwest Universities for Global Health (MUGH) conference convenes for the first time at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Read more…

Global HealthMidwest Universities for Global Health coming to UW-MadisonSEPTEMBER 13 and 14: Hosted by the Global Health Institute, the Midwest Universities for Global Health (MUGH) conference convenes for the first time at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Read more...

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  • The (in)visible health risks of climate change

    Jason Vargo, a former assistant scientist at GHI, and other researchers recently published an article in the Social Science & Medicine journal. The article discusses the use of invisibility to explore biases in the understanding of climate-health risks, among other ways invisibilities arise and hinder vulnerable populations.

  • Dr. Dawd Siraj speaks on collaborations between UW-Madison and Jimma University (Ethiopia)

    The African Studies Program is proud to welcome officials from Jimma University (Ethiopia) to campus, with the support of a GHI 2019 Visiting Scholars Grant, to discuss expanding cooperation between JU and UW-Madison, specifically in the medical field. Dr. Dawd Siraj, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UW-Madison and a central organizer of UW-Madison’s academic engagement with Jimma University, discusses how these connections with JU came about.

  • After 40 years of partnership UW-Madison and the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, expand international collaboration

    This summer, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco, Mexico made a decades-old partnership official with the signing of a new, three-year cooperative agreement that will expand collaboration on projects relating to …

  • Planning for a new major in global health approved

    The UW System recently approved a notice of intent from a committee led by entomology professor and chair Susan Paskewitz's that plans for a new global health bachelor of science major. Building off the success of the Global Health Certificate, the new major will allow students to dig deeper into this topic area.

  • UW-Madison students’ paper published in Harvard Journal of Health and Human Rights

    An article by students from the UW Global Health Ethic was published in the Harvard Journal of Health and Human Rights. The article offers a student-led perspective on global health ethics in an extra curricular space.

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