WHO Online training modules on COVID-19

WHO Online training modules on COVID-19

Posted on: 25 Mar 2020   Tags:

Online training to support the response to the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are available in many languages. All resources are freely accessible to anyone interested through OpenWHO.org, WHO’s open learning platform for health emergencies.

Specifically, WHO has developed online courses on the following topics:

Module 1:

A general introduction to emerging respiratory viruses, including novel coronaviruses (available in Arabic, English, French, Chinese, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Turkish and Persian)

Module 2:

Clinical Care for Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (available in English, French and Russian)

Module 3:

Health and safety briefing for respiratory diseases - ePROTECT (available in English, French, Russian, Indonesian and Portuguese)

Module 4:

Infection Prevention and Control for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (available in English, French, Russian, Japanese, Indonesian, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian)

Module 5:

COVID-19 Operational Planning Guidelines and COVID-19 Partners Platform to support country preparedness and response, currently available in English, but coming soon in additional languages

If you have any questions or comments about the courses or additional learning resources in the pipeline, contact the WHO Learning and Capacity Development Unit (LCD): outbreak.training@who.int
The modules can be accessed free of charge and you do not need your supervisor’s approval before enrolling.