World Health Organization offers online courses 

August 20, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has new courses and translated resources on OpenWHO. Some of the new courses launched include:

  • Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) core components and multimodel strategies
  • Basic microbiology
  • New translations for COVID-19 including:
    • Standard precautions for hand hygiene
    • General introduction to emerging respiratory viruses, including novel coronaviruses
    • IPC for COVID-19
    • How to put on and remove PPE for COVID-19
    • Videos on how to wear fabric and medical masks
    • Videos on health and safety for respiratory diseases

This course content is revised to reflect updates in the technical content. There are rich resources here to help meet the needs of our diverse work force and the communities we serve. It is worthwhile to take a look. All materials can be accessed online.


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