Public 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

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

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

Comparison on Tobacco Control to be Conducted at the Centre Virchow-Villermé

The consumption of tobacco products is still one of the most significant causes for morbidity and mortality worldwide. Cardiovascular diseases, respiratory diseases, diabetes and cancer are the illnesses that are predominantly associated with smoking. Tobacco...   Read More

Contribute to the creation of the MOOC “Recherche et numérique en santé”

As part of the MOOCs financed by the call for projects Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, the Centre Virchow-Villermé will produce a MOOC entitled “Numérique et Recherche en Santé : nouvelles pratiques et enjeux”. This MOOC is meant...   Read More

Exercise to live a healthier life

The website of the WHO has just updated its report on “Physical Activity”. Many of the readers of my blog might not learn anything new this time, but sometimes it is useful to remember simple...   Read More

MOOCs in Public Health : challenges and stakes for a new educational experience

MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) : Behind this acronym stand strong challenges and stakes  in terms of pedagogy and education for the XXIst century. Not only are MOOCs available online and for free, but the idea behind...   Read More

Registrations to MOOCs dedicated to public health are open!

The Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin has been launched last April, 15. Its roadmap specified the creation of a MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) platform. The challenge was to develop a platform dedicated to...   Read More

Should we eradicate poliomyelitis?

Poliomyelitis is a severe condition which had devastating impact no more than a few decades ago all over the world, leaving sequelae such as paralysis which still reminds us a virus which is close now...   Read More

Cancer Screening Campaigns: to persuade or to convince?

“If you’re a woman over 35, be sure to schedule a mammogram. Unless you’re still not convinced of its importance. In which case, you may need more than your breasts examined. Find the time. Have...   Read More