Videos by and about the Global Health Institute can be found on several sites. These include videos of Global Health Tuesday presentations, the Global Health Symposiums and other events. All videos recorded at the Health Sciences Learning Center can be found in the Video Library of the School of Medicine and Public Health. The most recent videos are in the Global Health Institute Series; older videos are in the Global Health Category. GHI also hosts YouTube and Vimeo channels with videos recorded outside of HSLC. You’ll find the top and most recent videos below.
Science communication expert and GHI Advisory Committee member Dominique Brossard, a professor in the Life Sciences Communication department at UW–Madison, discusses how uncertainty and trust affect our perception of risk during the COVID-19 pandemic and how the media can responsibly discuss the risks we face as individuals and communities.
Institutions Respond: Ensuring Equitable Care
This webinar examines how institutions, including the World Health Organization and World Bank, have responded to the pandemic. What policies have guided the response? How can institutional bias be addressed? Who will ensure care is available to all? Ambassador John E. Lange, senior fellow for Global Health Diplomacy at the United Nations Foundation, moderates the panel that includes Stewart Simonson, WHO assistant director general; Graham Harrison, senior science and technology specialist with the World Bank’s Africa Centers of Excellence (ACE) Impact Project, and Lori DiPrete Brown, associate director at the Global Health Institute.
On November 1, 2019, Global Health Institute (GHI) hosted the seventh annual High School Global Public Health Day at Dejope Hall. We interviewed GHI faculty and students who participated for their takeaway of this event.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz's presentation from the Virtual 2020 Earth Day Conference, hosted by the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at UW-Madison. Patz explores the interdependencies between the health of the planet and the health of humans.
GHI Associate Director Janis Tupesis was a part of a webinar with one of the largest Emergency Medicine groups. One of his Global Health collaborators (from Harvard, Boston Children’s) and Janis talked about analogies from their time working in Liberia/Ebola and how there can be “lessons learned” in relation to COVID 19.
UW–Madison Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences and GHI Advisory Committee Member Ajay Sethi shares the best practices for mask use during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wearing a cloth mask anytime you are indoors or will be within six feet of others is crucial for keeping both you and your community healthy by blocking the transmission of virus-containing droplets
Improving Health Equity in Wisconsin
This webinar examines poverty, race and health in the state’s communities impacted by inequities. Who’s at risk? Who receives care? How can we develop effective, equitable and sustainable partnerships and policies that respect communities and advance their well-being? Sheri Johnson, director of the UW-Madison Population Health Institute, moderates the panel that includes Paula Tran Inzeo, director of the Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) program, and Lakita Maulson, a UW medical student, class of ’21, in the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine from the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe Nation.
Moving Forward: Building a More Equitable World
In the fourth and final segment of the COVID & Equity Webinar Series, GHI explores what we can do today to build greater equitable and sustainable health for all. Where are the opportunities for greater racial and social equity in environmental, economic and health policies? How can we build on the strengths of all stakeholders and ensure all voices are heard? Dekila Chungyalpa, director of the Loka Initiative, moderates the session. Panelists include Shelia Stubbs, Wisconsin State Representative, District 77; Jeanette Kowalik, Health Commissioner, City of Milwaukee, Janice M. Rice,Clan Mother, Social Services, Ho-Chunk Nation and UW Senior Academic Librarian Emerita.
Lessons Learned from Abroad: Ebola to COVID
This webinar explores how countries in low- and middle-income countries have responded to the pandemic. This case study looks at how other countries can learn from the Liberian experience combating both Ebola and COVID-19. Panelists will focus on pandemic response, health systems development and health equity. GHI Associate Director Janis P. Tupesis, an emergency medicine physician who’s worked with WHO and the World Bank, moderates the session. Panelists include Mohammed K. Dunbar, a former Mandela Washington fellow and public health officer in Liberia; Heounohu Romello Hessou, clinical coordinator of Liberia’s National COVID-19 Isolation and Treatment Center, and Michelle Niescierenko, director of the Global Health Program and assistant professor of Pediatrics & Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School.