Public Health

Defiance against vaccination: feedback on the 2016 participatory experiment

The debate on vaccination was revived in France after the Minister of Health announced that she wishes to make 11 children’s vaccines mandatory. Whether in the United States, Europe, Japan or Australia, public criticism of...   Read More

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

Reforming the payment of health care providers: experiences in France and Germany

A full-day workshop with the title “Reforming the payment of health care providers: Experiences in France and Germany” has been held on 19 February 2016 at the CVV in Paris. A total of 14 experts...   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

First CVV’s Young Researchers Scientific Seminar

On December 10th the Centre Virchow-Villermé opened its doors at the Paris office for the very first young researchers networking event. Only two days before the end of COP21 where the historical climate-agreement was reached,...   Read More

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

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, said during the opening...   Read More

Climate Change, Health and Communication: how to raise awareness? – A Franco-German workshop to be held on September 10th

On September 10th 2015, the Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin (CVV) in Paris in collaboration with the Institute of Public Health (University of Heidelberg) will welcome Franco-German experts and researchers from diverse fields –...   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

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

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