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

ClimCom : an interdisciplinary research team for communicating about climate change & health

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

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