In an opinion piece, GHI Advisory Committee member Richard Keller says downplaying the casualties from natural disasters undermines future preparations.
The main force behind the University of Koinadugu is a man who could have used it decades ago. Alhaji N’Jai managed to go to college in Michigan only after escaping his country’s civil war. Eventually he joined a post-doctorate program at UW-Madison.
Former U.S. Ambassador John Lange, a senior fellow at the United Nations Foundation and a GHI Board of Visitors member, contributed an opinion column for The Hill.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz said the study is consistent with recent work by other scientists, including his own recent research on heat waves and hospital admissions in Milwaukee, Wisconsin over a 17-year period.
Abstracts must be received by Monday, October 29.
October 18: GHI invites you to Building Community 2018, an annual event that brings together the greater global health community and looks toward new opportunities to ensure health and well-being for all.
Among the hundreds of events offered during the Wisconsin Science Festiva, four in-depth discussions in Madison on some of the most significant challenges science is addressing — and universal questions science is answering.
Next spring, the OVCRGE will award two-year grants for research with implications for tackling contemporary social problems in order to promote economic prosperity, enhance social and psychological well-being and improve health outcomes in the United States.
October 30: GHI Associate Director Lori DiPrete Brown will give a Global Health Tuesday talk about the future directors of global health education and UW-Madison’s role.
GHI Advisory Committee member Anne Pringle and other researchers show that gene loss — not the evolution of new genes — helped drive the fly amanita mushroom into its symbiotic relationship with plants.
GHI Associate Director Jim Conway spoke with WPR about the upcoming flu season, what people need to pay attention to and when to get the flu shot.
“Across campus and the planet, we work together to tackle health challenges,” GHI Director Jonathan Patz writes in the report’s introduction. “Together, we are working toward a more just, sustainable, and healthy world.”
Co-sponsored by the School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Public Health, and School of Veterinary Medicine, the Lunch and Learn Series is free and open to all health science faculty, staff and students.
New research out of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Applied Population Laboratory reveals that the law reduced the proportion of unvaccinated children entering kindergarten in California — but that reduction was modest. Following the passage of AB-2109, the exemption rate dropped from its peak of 3.3 percent of kindergarteners to 2.7 percent in each of the following two years.
September 20: University of Wisconsin-Madison alumna Janna Patterson brings a wealth of global health experience to her talk on how Sustainable Development Goals will affect children’s health.
Now in its eighth year, the science festival continues to grow. Nearly 100 unique venues are hosting activities statewide, with half the counties in Wisconsin represented.
Doctors at UW Health say everyone 6 months old or older should get a flu shot as soon as possible, especially before the end of October.
UW-Madison veterinarian and GHI Advisory Committee member Keith Poulsen assumed official leadership of the agency, which plays a critical role in preserving animal health and the integrity of the state’s animal production industry.
In this installment of Global Hot Spots, GHI Advisory Committee member Cynthia Wautlet will focus on a collaboration between the UW School of Medicine and Public Health’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Hawassa University in Ethiopia.
The Initiative for Health-Oriented Transportation (HOT) is recruiting an individual to assist HOT in its role as a partner in a global research program funded by the Wellcome Trust which is focused on improving human health and the environment through smart and sustainable urban development.