Posts tagged: public health

Biological differences and gender inequalities in a health perspective

by Serge Rabier Serge Rabier, associate researcher at CVV and member of the French High Council on Gender Equality, focuses in his work on...   Read More

Migrants’ Health: Feedback on two conferences organized by the CVV in 2017

Despite the strong increase of migrants and refugees worldwide in recent years, insufficient attention has been paid to addressing their health needs. Policy-makers, health...   Read More

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...   Read More

Sexual rights: the missing element in the development agenda?

The 50th Session of the Commission on Population and Development held last April at the UN headquarters in New York could not  end up...   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...   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...   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...   Read More

Save the date: World Health Summit 2015, October 11-13, Federal Foreign Office Berlin

From October 11 to October 13, 2015 more than 1,200 experts from over 80 countries will be meeting up for the seventh time to develop...   Read More

MOOCs in the Higher Education Landscape

The Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin (CVV), one of the European pioneers among academic institutions in the production of MOOCs has launched four...   Read More

Franco-German Workshops on Global Health

The four workshops take their starting point from the Post-2015 development agenda, putting the light on different aspects of Global Health. In October 2014 the Centre Virchow-Villermé...   Read More