If you are a health professional looking to learn more about coronavirus COVID-19. If so you can take advantage of some free resources which are now being shared online. Most of these resources are from health authorities leading in the care and management of health issues online.

One such authority managing the coronavirus pandemic has opened doors of online education for free.

WHO (World Health Organization) is now offering free coronavirus training online for healthcare professionals. This certification is not only free but also you can access it from any device which has an internet connection.

All you have to do is go to their page for Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) training: Online training.

Right now as of writing this following online training is being provided.

COVID-19: Operational Planning Guidelines and COVID-19 Partners Platform to support country preparedness and response

3 modules to scale up country preparedness to cope up corona pandemic.

Who can attend this training?

  • For UN country teams (UNCTs)
  • For other relevant stakeholders, including partners, donors and civil society
  • To support national readiness and preparedness for COVID-19
  • To help countries increase their capacity to respond to COVID-19
  • To increase international coordination for response and preparedness
  • To streamline the process of coordinating resources and assessing country’s preparedness level

Access this training.

Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

This course comprises all the information which facilitates essential preparedness to respond to a case of a respiratory virus including a novel coronavirus. You will be able to identify a case once it occurs and how to implement IPC measures to counteract and protect other patients and healthcare facilities.

Useful for all healthcare professionals.

Access this training.

Introduction to emerging respiratory viruses, including novel coronavirus

Learn general introduction to Covid-19 and other respiratory viruses. This course is intended for public health professionals, incident managers and personnel working for the United Nations, international organizations and NGOs

Access this training.

Clinical Care Severe Acute Respiratory Infection

Clinical management of patients with a severe acute respiratory infection due to due avian influenza virus (H5N1, H7N9), MERS-CoV, COVID-19 or other emerging respiratory viral epidemics.

Access this training

Final thoughts

WHO trainings are up-to-date with the latest guidelines and preventive measures designed. It is recommended for all health professionals including pharmacists, and nurses to participate in continued education initiatives regularly.

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