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 wellbeing of women, adolescents, and children.

Core Services Offered

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

Funding Information

Departments of Global Health, Pediatrics, and Ob/Gyn (2011-2016)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Thrasher Research Fund Foundation
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) – Determined
Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored, and Safe (DREAMS) Program
UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
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: Obstetrics and GynecologyDepartment of Global Health, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
School of Public Health

External Partners

1,000 Days
Ahero District Hospital
Bondo Sub-District Hospital
Coast Provincial Hospital (Ganjoni Clinic)
Coptic Hope Center for Infectious Diseases
Institute of Tropical & Infectious Diseases
Kenyatta National Hospital
Kenya Medical Research Institute
Kisumu County Hospital
Maseno Hospital
Naivasha Hospital
Seattle Children’s Hospital
START Program
Strengthening Care Opportunities through Partnership in Ethiopia (SCOPE)
University of Gondar
University of Nairobi
Homa Bay District Hospital
Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital