World Mental Health Day 2021

4. Oktober 2021 at 12:37

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on people’s mental health. Some groups, including health and other frontline workers, students, people living alone, and those with pre-existing mental health conditions, have been particularly affected. And services for mental, neurological and substance use disorders have been significantly disrupted. Yet there […]

World Hepatitis Day 2021

6. Juli 2021 at 10:59

28th July 2021, worldwide. World Hepatitis Day (WHD) takes places every year on 28 July bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. In 2021 the theme is ‘Hepatitis Can’t Wait’. On World Hepatitis Day, […]

Clinical Management of Patients with Covid-19: General Considerations

2. Februar 2021 at 10:29

anytime, online. The Clinical Management of Patients with COVID-19 course series is developed for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The course provides crucial knowledge necessary to provide safe, effective quality patient care.  The course series consists of 6 courses, which include video lectures and downloadable presentations that have been […]

Long-term Care Facilities in the Context of Covid-19

5. Januar 2021 at 10:00

anytime, online. Overview: The COVID-19 pandemic affects older people disproportionately, especially those living in long-term care facilities (LTCF) with significant impact on mortality and morbidity. Concerted action is needed to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 by enhancing infection prevention and control (IPC) measures within LTCF. In many countries, long-term care […]

Migration and Health: Enhancing Intercultural Competence and Diversity Sensitivity

30. September 2020 at 12:01

anytime, online course. Access to responsive, people-centred health systems is essential to ensure appropriate health care for refugees and migrants throughout the process of migration and settlement. Focusing on intercultural competence and diversity sensitivity, this course contributes to a broader WHO strategy to develop an evidence-based response to the public […]

World Health Day 2020 – Support nurses and midwives

7. April 2020 at 08:45

7th April 2020, worldwide. What is World Health Day about? 7 April 2020 is the day to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives and remind world leaders of the critical role they play in keeping the world healthy. Nurses and other health workers are at the forefront of COVID-19 […]

Can You Dance Your Way to Better Health and Well-being? For the First Time, Who Studies the Link Between Arts and Health

21. Februar 2020 at 11:34
WHO Europe

WHO Europe, Helsinki, Copenhagen, 11th November 2019. Engaging with the arts can be beneficial for both mental and physical health. This is a key conclusion of a new report from the WHO Regional Office for Europe analysing the evidence from over 900 global publications – the most comprehensive review of […]

Monkeypox: Introduction

2. August 2019 at 13:09
WHO

Start: anytime, online course. Monkeypox is a rare virus transmitted to humans from infected animals, most commonly rodents. It can then spread among humans but there is no evidence to date that person-to-person transmission alone can sustain the disease in the human population. Symptoms are similar to those seen in past […]

Meningitis: Introduction

1. April 2019 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 […]

Pandemic Influenza Severity Assessment (PISA)

31. Oktober 2018 at 11:51

Start: anytime, online course. The Pandemic Influenza Severity Assessment (PISA) tool is a framework for using existing influenza surveillance data to determine a qualitative judgment on the severity of a current influenza epidemic or pandemic in comparison to past epidemics and pandemics. In this context, severity refers to how many […]