GHI One Health Center – India

GHI One Health | India is a collaboration between the UW-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) and the Ella Foundation, founded by Dr. Krishna Ella and Mrs. Suchitra Ella. GHI Director Dr. Jorge Osorio with Dr. Ella signed a bi-lateral agreement in New Delhi to establish the first ever “UW-Madison One Health Center” in Bangalore, India. The Center is expected to be operational by end of 2023 and was announced at the UW-Madison Badger Utsav titled, “Meet Badgers Who Are Building a Better World,” on Sunday, in New Delhi.

The UW-Madison One Health Center in India will advance the development and production of new vaccines. Furthermore, the partnership will enable collaboration across disciplines and geographic boundaries, provide Indian students and researchers access to UW expertise and training, and build research capacity in India.

One of the key benefits of the One Health Center is to provide opportunities for UW students and researchers to work first-hand with emerging infectious diseases, collaborate with new colleagues, and see how environment, politics, and social structures affect health.