Middle East Respiratory Syndrome: Introduction

26. September 2018 at 11:01

Start: anytime, online course. This introductory level online course aims to equip frontline responders with introductory level knowledge to manage MERS CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus). By the end of this course participants should be able to summarize symptoms, treatment, and prevention of MERS, describe transmission routes of MERS-CoV, […]

Winds of Change over Turbulent Seas: the Future of Refugee and Migrant Health in Europe

25. September 2018 at 09:20

28 September 2018, online. On the 28th of September 2018 WHO/Europe will host the seventh in a series of webinars dedicated to addressing the timely and relevant topic of refugee and migrant health and well-being. The upcoming webinar will discuss the challenges and opportunities in improving the health of refugees […]

Risk communication for influenza events

25. Juli 2018 at 09:25

Start: anytime, online course. Risk communication, including community engagement and social mobilisation, is a core capacity for emergency response that all countries should have in order to respond to health threats. It is an essential component of an effective response to a health threat such as pandemic and seasonal influenza. […]

WHO: World Health Statistics

30. Mai 2018 at 09:39

The World Health Statistics 2018, WHO’s annual snapshot of the state of the world’s health, highlights that while remarkable progress towards the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) has been made in some areas, in other areas progress has stalled and the gains that have been made could easily be lost. “The […]

Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever

11. Mai 2018 at 09:58

Start: Anytime, online course Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) is a widespread disease caused by a tick-borne virus that can result in severe viral haemorrhagic fever outbreaks, with case fatality rates of 10–40%. CCHF is endemic in Africa, the Balkans, the Middle East and Asian countries south of the 50th parallel […]

World Tuberculosis Day – 24th March

6. März 2018 at 16:11

24th March 2018, worldwide. Each year we commemorate World TB Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB) and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. The date marks the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert […]

Cholera: Introduction

22. Februar 2018 at 11:04

Start: anytime, online course. Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food. This course provides a general introduction to cholera and is intended for personnel responding to outbreaks in complex emergencies or in settings where the basic environmental infrastructures have been damaged or destroyed. […]

Meningitis: Introduction

4. Januar 2018 at 11:32

Start: anytime, online course. Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges, the lining surrounding the brain and the spinal cord. Public health concerns mainly focus on the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis, as it can cause large-scale epidemics. This course provides a general introduction to Meningitis and is intended for incident managers […]

One Health Approach

5. Dezember 2017 at 13:21

One Health recognizes that the health of humans, animals and ecosystems are interconnected. It involves applying a coordinated, collaborative, multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral approach to address potential or existing risks that originate at the animal-human-ecosystems interface. The aim is to improve health and well-being through the prevention of risks and the mitigation of […]

Risk Communication Essentials – Get Social!

30. November 2017 at 13:10

Start: anytime, Online Course. Welcome to the online course on risk communication, a core public health intervention in any disease outbreak and health emergency. Risk communication refers to the real-time exchange of information, advice and opinions between experts, officials and people who face a threat to their wellbeing, to enable […]