Dozens in China have contracted the virus that can cause fever, fatigue, cough, loss of appetite and muscle aches. It is believed to have spread from animals to humans.
Former GHI Director Jonathan Patz is co-author on a new study that links climate hazards such as flooding, heat waves and drought to worsening disease in people.
GHI Advisory Committee Members Ajay Sethi and Yoshihiro Kawaoka collaborators on selected grant award.
GHI Associate Director James Conway discusses importance of pediatric vaccination amid elevated omicron transmission and more.
With GHI One Health Colombia, the Global Health Institute invites UW researchers to collaborate with colleagues and communities in Colombia for mutual benefit.
Watch the video from the July 26 Global Health Tuesday on blacklegged ticks in the U.S.
A new report from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) outlines how industrial hemp can contribute to the United Nations framework for a sustainable and equitable future for all. The report, “Industrializing Hemp …
GHI Associate Director James Conway co-author on new paper outlining best practices for resuming global health electives safe and ethically.
JUNE 21: Panelists from UW-Madison, UW Health, the University of Lagos, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, and the Wisconsin Hemp Alliance will join the webinar and launch of the new report, “Industrializing Hemp to Advance the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.”
Establishing a cohort of girls in Zimbabwe to examine how well the HPV vaccine works over time Assessing the health of sanctuary chimpanzees in Uganda and Republic of Congo by identifying the viruses in their …
With a case discovered in the U.S., concern grows about the spread of the monkeypox infection.
GHI Associate Director Lori DiPrete Brown presents five ways university-community partnerships can advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
A new agreement between the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Colombian government opens opportunities for research and bilateral exchanges for students and researchers, says Jorge Osorio, the new director of the UW-Madison Global Health Institute …
Eliminating air pollution emissions from energy-related activities in the United States would prevent more than 50,000 premature deaths each year and provide more than $600 billion in benefits each year from avoided illness and death, …
The University of Wisconsin–Madison recognizes these extraordinary contributions of delivering over4 billion vaccines to people in 123 countries by awarding Krishna the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011 and an honorary degree in 2022.
Wisconsin alumnus Jorge Osorio, DVM, Ph.D., an international expert in epidemiology, virology and vaccines, has been named director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI). A professor of pathobiological sciences in the School …
Watch the videos from the spring slate of Global Health Tuesday webinars.
UniverCity Year is seeking new local government partners to work toward practical solutions to locally-identified challenges during the 2022-2025 academic years. The deadline to apply is Monday, Aug. 1, 2022 by noon CDT.
Four University of Wisconsin–Madison students have been named winners of 2022 Barry Goldwater Scholarships, one of the most prestigious awards in the U.S. for undergraduates studying the sciences. The UW–Madison winners are sophomore Lucy Steffes and juniors Sarah Fahlberg, Elias Kemna and Samuel Neuman.
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report urges immediate action to limit greenhouse gas emissions in all sectors of the economy, including energy, transportation, construction, manufacturing and agriculture. GHI Advisory Committee member, Greg Nemet, is one of the report’s lead authors.