Global Health

SURVEY – Nutrition and global environmental change in medical and public health curricula

The Institute of Global Health of the University of Geneva and the Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin are conducting a research project on nutrition education and global environmental change and health education in medical...   Read More

“Fostering Open Science in Global Health – the case of datasharing in Public Health Emergenices“ overview of the CVV Workshop at the World Health Summit

On October 10 2016 the Centre Virchow-Villermé hosted a workshop on “Fostering Open Science in Global Health – the case of datasharing in Public Health Emergenices”. Featuring a diverse panel with representatives from different fields and...   Read More

COP22 Conference – Side Event “Climate Change, Human Migration & Health”

From November 7th to November 18th, Marrakech will welcome the 22nd United Nations Conference on Climate Change. Climate change is now widely recognized as a key driver of migration and displacement in many regions of...   Read More

Paris WHO 2016

Students from all over the world gathered in Paris at the “Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique” (EHESP) to exchange opinions and visions on current public health issues. This year’s theme was Migration and...   Read More

The Gender Challenge of Zika

A few weeks ago, the World Health Organization declared that the recent cluster of microcephaly cases and other neurological disorders reported in regions where the Zika virus is emerging constitutes a “Public Health Emergency of...   Read More

MOOC – The Science of Global Health implementation

The Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin developed with the Professor Suzanne Babich (Indiana University – Purdue Univerity) the comprehensive MOOC “The Science of Global Health implementation”. The aim of this course is to provide...   Read More

Climate and Disease in French Dictionaries of Medicine, 1813-1924 – By Patrick Zylberman

[French version below]   Until the beginning of the twentieth century, atmospheric conditions were viewed by physicians as a major determinant of epidemics and infectious diseases. Patrick Zylberman, Professor of health history at the French...   Read More

COP21 Conference – Healthy Lives on a healthy Planet: What is Next for Research and Policy?

From 30th of November to December 11th, Paris will welcome the 21st United Nations Conference on Climate Change. The Public Health sector community aims to raise awareness of the threats climate change poses to health...   Read More

Franco-German Initiatives For Understanding The Health Challenges of Climate Change

[French version below]   The issue of climate change and its effects on health was a priority of the World Health Summit, held from 11 to 13 October in Berlin. Margaret Chan, Director-General of WHO,...   Read More

Summary of the 3rd French-German Workshop: “Global Health Strategies of France and Germany in the area of communicable and non-communicable diseases”

The third workshop organized by the Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin (CVV) on May 12th 2015 focused on the challenges of communicable and non-communicable diseases (CDs and NCDs), including : addressing the commitment to fight...   Read More