global health

Increasing health expenditures by $5 per person per year over the next two decades in 74 countries could yield up to nine times that value in economic and social benefits, according to a recent study in The Lancet.

The percentage of the global population that smokes every day has decreased, but the number of cigarette smokers worldwide has increased due to population growth, according to new research from UW's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

High school students Grace Jennings and Jackson Gode would love to see the stigma of sickness change around the world.

June 23, 2017

Student Jeannie Nguyen, participating in UW’s International Health Opportunities Program, delivered her first baby at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda.


Photo courtesy of Jeannie Nguyen

June 8, 2017

Researchers create 1,000 protein structures


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