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Exclusif : Interview d’Antoine Flahault

  Propos recueillis par Justine LE LEZ, décembre 2015 Antoine Flahault est docteur en médecine, ancien interne des hôpitaux de Paris, PU-PH, épidémiologiste et possède un doctorat en biomathématiques. Il est professeur de santé publique à l’Université Paris-Descartes et à l’Université de Genève, Co-Directeur du Centre Virchow-Villermé Paris-Berlin, Directeur de l’Institut de santé globale à Genève, et co-directeur de l’Alliance Académique Européenne

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Faculty Spotlight: Denis Bard

What position do you hold within the faculty? I’m a EHESP professor of Epidemiology.   How did you get involved in your current work? Quite a long story! I started my professional career as a general practitioner. My tremendous experiences as a Médecin sans Frontières opened my mind to public health. So I underwent additional training in public health, including

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Air pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deogratius Nsubuga WHO defines air pollution as the “contamination of indoor or outdoor environment by any chemical, physical or biological agent that modifies the natural characteristics of the atmosphere”. Some common sources of air pollution are household combustion devices, motor vehicles, industrial facilities and forest fires. Pollutants of major public health concern include particulate matter, carbon monoxide, ozone, nitrogen dioxide

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Climate change and Health

Justine Le Lez In September 2015, the United Nations Assembly passed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Goal 13 concerns climate change: “Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts” (UN, 2015). According to a report published by The Lancet in June 2015, “tackling climate change could be the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century”. (Watts

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We’re moving!!

An update on all news relating to EHESP, the MPH course, the students and general public health news. EHESP’s Paris site will be relocating from Broussais hospital in the 14e arrondissement to la Maison de Science des Hommes (MSH) which is located in Aubervilliers, Greater Paris. The Space looks great and the students are anxiously awaiting their first week of

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