Global Health

SURVEY – Nutrition and global environmental change in medical and public health curricula

The Insitute 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 Emergencies“ 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

COP22 Conference – Side Event “Climate Change, Human Migration & Health”

From November 7th to November 18th, Marrakech will welcome the 22nd United Nations Conference on Climate Change. Climate change is now widely recognized as a key driver of migration and displacement in many regions of...   Read More

Paris WHO 2016

Students from all over the world gathered in Paris at the “Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique” (EHESP) to exchange opinions and visions on current public health issues. This year’s theme was Migration and...   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


The Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin developed with the Professor Suzanne Babich (Indiana University – Purdue Univerity) the comprehensive MOOC “The Science of Global Health implementation”. The aim of this course is to provide...   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

COP21 Conference – Healthy Lives on a healthy Planet: What is Next for Research and Policy?

From 30th of November to December 11th, Paris will welcome the 21st United Nations Conference on Climate Change. The Public Health sector community aims to raise awareness of the threats climate change poses to health...   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