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 […]

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 […]