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

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, which was handed to Laurent Fabius on October 16th. The...   Read More

Climat et maladies dans les dictionnaires de médecine de langue française (1813-1924) – Par Patrick Zylberman

Jusqu’au début du XXème siècle les conditions atmosphériques étaient perçues par les physiciens comme des déterminants majeurs pour l’émergence d’épidémies et la propagation de maladies infectieuses. Patrick Zylberman, Professeur d’histoire de la santé à l’EHEP, revient...   Read More