Global Health

Perspective COP21: Three MOOCs dedicated to “Climate Change and Health” Being Developed at the Centre Virchow-Villermé

Professor Rainer Sauerborn, Chair of Public Health at the Heidelberg University, is currently preparing three MOOCs dedicated to climate change and health. These MOOCs, are produced with the technical support of the CVV team and come timely...   Read More

Save the date: World Health Summit 2015, October 11-13, Federal Foreign Office Berlin

From October 11 to October 13, 2015 more than 1,200 experts from over 80 countries will be meeting up for the seventh time to develop novel solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges. This year’s...   Read More

Franco-German Workshops on Global Health

The four workshops take their starting point from the Post-2015 development agenda, putting the light on different aspects of Global Health. In October 2014 the Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public-Health Paris-Berlin invited experts from ministries from France and Germany,...   Read More

Student Mobility: Cooperation with the University of Boston

GLOBAL HEALTH IN THE SPIRIT OF VIRCHOW & VILLERMÉ The CVV’s student research rotation in Boston Global health is an area of study, research and practice that places public health in its global context. “Global”...   Read More

Research Evaluation: an Expertise Mission at HCERES, Bordeaux

Elke Schäffner spend three days in Bordeaux at the “Haut conseil de l’évaluation de la recherche et de l’enseignement supérieur” (HCERES) to help evaluate the Bordeaux Research Center for Population Health. Feedback.  At the end of January...   Read More

Centre Virchow-Villermé Young Researchers: Projects Overview

Leona Kirchner, Katharina Klenk and Paula Marin joined the Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin (CVV) during the spring as Public Health Research interns. Their projects are covering a wide range of public health issues. Overview.  Benchmark of...   Read More

2nd edition of the MOOC of Antoine Flahault « Fighting against Outbreaks of Emerging Infectious Diseases »

Antoine Flahault, co-director of the Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public health Paris-Berlin, will launch on March 30 the second edition of his MOOC « Fighting against Outbreaks of Emerging Infectious Diseases » on the FUN (France Université Numérique Plateforme)...   Read More

What do you want to learn in a MOOC dedicated to Public Health/Global Health?

The new Virchow-Villermé Center for Public Health Paris-Berlin will launch a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) next October, 2013 entirely dedicated to public health and global health. It will be hosted by a platform (initially...   Read More

Dengue fever, cross protection for two years

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Immunity against dengue viruses remains mysterious and researchers face difficulty to find an effective vaccine against this disease which infects more than 50 million humans each year in the world. This virus is transmitted by...   Read More

H7N9 influenza: towards a new pandemic?

Emerging influenza viruses seems to never end. We have faced pandemic threat due to H5N1 avian flu, which emerged in South East Asia in the early 2000s. We have succeeded to deal with the unexpected...   Read More