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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…

A bat hangs from a tree branch.Global HealthAnother way to prevent disease: Don’t mess with Mother NatureTrees along the Nanay River in the Peruvian rainforest fell as the population exploded, a road was paved and fields expanded. Researchers, including Jonathan Patz, director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI), …Read more…

Three photos along the top show a woman with a vaccine neeld, a woman in a Peruvian field and a woman at a microscope.Global Health2021 Global Health Symposium connects indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledgeApril 14: GHI's 16th Global Health Symposium will be a day-long virtual event on April 14. This year's theme: Fostering Resilience Through Indigenous Wisdom and Scientific Knowledge explores the many ways to advance health for all.Read more...

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