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Women • Well-Being

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Women • Well-Being

Women sustain families and build communities. Contribute to economic well-being and care for the earth. At University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute, we believe improving the lives of women improves the lives of all. That is why GHI co-convened the 4W (Women and Well-being in Wisconsin and the World) Initiative.

Who works for women’s well-being? Earth scientists, consumer scientists and social scientists. Artists and teachers. Public health experts and philanthropists. Partners from across campus working with communities in Wisconsin and across the world.

Using motorbikes to bring basic health services to women in rural Kenya. Acting to end sex trafficking. Collaborating with artisans in Ecuador, Mexico, India and Nepal to bring needed financial resources to families. Contributing to a safer, healthier and more equitable world for all.

Women • Well-Being News

Two female high school students listen to a speaker.Global HealthUW High School Global Health Day opens doors to the world for Wisconsin studentsThe Sixth Annual High School Global Public Health Day, co-hosted by GHI, opens doors to new career possibilities and new awareness of all the factors that determine health in Wisconsin and the world.Read more…

Global HealthNew faces join GHIThis fall semester, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) has welcomed seven new team members who are committed to ensuring health for all and helping spread the institute’s mission.Read more…

UW’s health science community hosting series of talks dedicated to improving conversation around equity, diversitySeptember 24, 2018Global Health in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Engagement, Outreach and OpportunitiesSeptember 11, 2018Zika virus infection may multiply risk of miscarriage, stillbirthJuly 5, 2018Araceli Alonso, GHI Advisory Committee member, receives 2018 Academic Staff Excellence AwardApril 16, 20182018 Global Health SymposiumApril 10, 2018More news »


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