UW Research

Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents, and Children



Global WACh makes scientific discoveries, cultivates leaders, and bridges disciplines to advance the tightly connected health and well-being of women, adolescents, and children.

Core Services Offered

Global WACh Graduate Certificate Program
Global WACh Seeds for Change Resource Awards

Funding Information

Departments of Global Health, Pediatrics, and Ob/Gyn (2011-2016)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Christian Advocacy for Family Planning in Africa (CAFPA)
Thrasher Research Fund Foundation
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) – Determine Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored, and Safe (DREAMS) Program
University of Wisconsin
UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
UW Global Innovation Fund
UW Royalty Research Fund
World Health Organization

Reporting Structure

Chairs of the Departments of Global Health, Pediatrics, and Ob/Gyn, Drs. Judy Wasserheit, Leslie Walker-Harding, and Barbara Goff

Related UW Entities

School of Medicine: Department of Pediatrics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
School of Public Health: Department of Global Health

External Partners

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