Newsletter No. 7 – Editorial

Dear readers, Since our last Newsletter edition in February 2017 the political landscape has been changing in France and Germany. Both countries are confronted with a political right shift which is being observed with concern...   Read More

Summer school organised in partnership with CVV

In August 2016 the Institute of Public Health, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Centre Virchow-Villermé and Chiba University from Japan jointly organized a summer school in Berlin about global health interventions in local contexts. Lecturers...   Read More

MOOC « Global Health at the Human Animal Ecosystem Interface » will be broadcasted in March 2017

This MOOC is produced by the Centre Virchow- Villermé in collaboration with the University of Geneva, the Institute Pasteur and its global network and the University of Montreal. It reunites experts from several international institutions...   Read More

The MOOC «Climate Change and health within the african context» has started

This course developed by Professor Rainer Sauerborn and Dr Valérie Louis together with Dr Ali Sié and Dr Maurice Yé, is a collaboration between the University of Heidelberg and the Centre de santé de Nouna...   Read More

Newsletter Nr 6 – Editorial

Dear readers, Both migration and climate change are likely to remain on the very top of the international agenda, posing key challenges for both France and Germany. The Centre is keen on positioning itself at...   Read More

Geneva Health Forum – What we Learnt at the Migration & Health Session

Migration affects every region of the world. According to WHO there is an estimated 1 billion migrants around the world today, of which 214 million are international migrants outside their country. Migrants face many issues...   Read More

Call for partnerships: “Digital methods, Climate & Health” Program

Seminars and hands-on workshops. A critical overview of digital methods and tools developed around the research themes: Climate and Health.   The program “digital methods, climate & health” targets different institutes and research groups who...   Read More

Understanding Zika Virus With a MOOC

The Centre Virchow-Villermé developed with Aline Philibert (University of Montreal) the MOOC “In the footstep of Zika… approaching the unknown”. Aiming at facilitating the understanding of the stakes around ZIKA virus, it will rely on...   Read More

Climate Migration & Health conference report

On June 10, 2016, around 80 participants came together at the French embassy in Berlin to attend the conference “Climate Migration and Health”, co-organized by the Centre Virchow Villermé and the science department of the...   Read More

Anneliese Depoux from Paris and Tobias Kurth from Berlin have complemented the directors board since January 2016 – Interview

The CVV has been in operation for three years now. What, in your opinion have been the main achievements in this period? AD: The Centre Virchow-Villermé produced in 3 years 17 MOOCs. The firsts four...   Read More