ParisWHO 2015 World Health Assembly Simulation

The Centre Virchow-Villermé is dedicated to fostering collaboration between Germany and France, and encouraging exchanges between French and German students is an important part of this mission. This year, the CVV provided grants to enable...   Read More

Berlin Initiative study continues – Ageing cohort study enters 4th round

The Berlin Initiative Study (BIS) is a population-based cohort study exploring the epidemiology of chronic kidney disease in old age1. The BIS was started in 2009 and has been going on since then. The main...   Read More

CVV teaches digital technologies and research in health and life science

The MOOCSciNum “Digital technologies and research in health and life sciences. New practices and challenges” was launched on October 19 during the International Open Access Week. More than 1600 participants enrolled for the first session....   Read More

CVV contribution : “Women as actors in addressing climate change”

Professor Yves Charbit, member of the CVV, played an active role in the drafting of an important report on Women as actors in addressing climate change (Les Femmes, actrices de la lutte contre le dérèglement...   Read More

How is the emergence of vector infectious diseases influenced by climate changes? by Prof Antoine Flahault

The question of the impact of climate change on infectious diseases is still discussed, even though mortality from infectious diseases has been declining around the world for a century. This trend has reversed in the...   Read More

A Mapping of Existing MOOCs for Clinical Epidemiologists to be conducted at the Centre Virchow-Villermé

As increasing demands on health care services are posing new challenges to practicing physicians worldwide, physicians and health care workers have to extend existing and develop new competencies in various domains of their profession. Clinical...   Read More

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

Climate Change and Diet – Why Should our Dietary Habits Matter?

Climate change has been recognised as the biggest global health threat of the 21st century. Several health consequences of a changing climate have been identified with a high degree of certainty and will increase if...   Read More

MOOCs in the Higher Education Landscape

The Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin (CVV), one of the European pioneers among academic institutions in the production of MOOCs has launched four courses since January 2014 on the French national MOOC platform (FUN:...   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