CVV Berlin integrated into the Institute of Public Health

Since January 2016, the Berlin subsidiary of the Centre Virchow-Villermé has been integral part of the Charité Institute of Public Health (IPH), directed by Tobias Kurth. The mission of the IPH is to improve population...   Read More

Labour Migration as an Adaptation of Climate Change: Health Implications, by Aline Philibert

In Africa, climate change is expected to amplify the intensity and frequency of drought or flooding (1), whose uncertainty makes increasingly difficult to predict fluctuations in crop yield and livestock feeding resources. For subsistence agriculture...   Read More

Association between migraine and the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, by Claire Carpenet

Scientific understandings Migraine is a primary headache disorder and ranked as one of the most disabling neurological diseases in adulthood. The one year prevalence of migraine is 6% in men and 18% in women. Typical...   Read More

EDGE International Summer School Politics of the Earth (Paris)

The Centre Virchow-Villermé is part of the organising committee of the EDGE (Environmental Diplomacy and Geopolitics) International Summer School, which will take place in Paris from September 4 to September 9. This summer school is...   Read More

Summerschool – Global Health and Local Knowledge: Learning from Case Studies

The Institute of Public Health, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Centre Virchow-Villermé and Chiba University from Japan jointly organize a summerschool about global health interventions in local contexts. Lecturer from Japan, France, United States, Netherlands...   Read More

#MOOCLive project started

In June 2015, the CVV, under the auspices of the Université Sorbonne Paris Cité and together with several public, academics and industrial partners, won the IDEFI-N ANR call for project. The awarded project, entitled #MOOCLive,...   Read More

Editorial – Newsletter 5 – June 2016

Dear readers, It is a common phenomenon: Topics of crises appear and disappear on and from the news following the acuteness of the word “crisis” which implies an only temporary state. This however is misleading...   Read More

Editorial – Newsletter Nr 4

Dear readers, The COP21 in Paris in December 2015 marks a turning point in the fight against climate change. On this oc- casion, the Centre Virchow-Villermé is committed, with other partners, to the promotion of...   Read More

Invited Professor – James L.A Webb

James Webb, Professor of Health history at the Colby College in the United States, will be invited Professor at the Centre Virchow-Villermé from March until May 2016. He will develops, with the help of the...   Read More

Three MOOCs highlighting the impacts of climate change on health

According to the Lancet climate change could be „the biggest global health threat of the 21st century“. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and intense and precipitation patterns are changing. Raising awareness of this...   Read More