Welcome to OpenWHO

OpenWHO is WHO’s interactive, web-based, knowledge-transfer platform offering online courses to improve the response to health emergencies. OpenWHO enables the Organization and its key partners to transfer life-saving knowledge to large numbers of frontline responders.

Essential knowledge for outbreak response

OpenWHO is the first WHO platform to host unlimited users during health emergencies. It provides you with a fast and free way to obtain the latest scientific and operation know-how. With a dynamic interface, accessible through your computer and mobile device, OpenWHO offers off-line downloads, peer discussion boards and live briefings from ongoing health emergencies.
OpenWHO. Open to all anytime, from anywhere.


[Webinar invitation] Reaching the frontline learner in COVID-19: Celebrating Social Justice Day 2021

#LearningSavesLives Webinar Series

Igniting knowledge networks to keep people safe in emergencies

Reaching the frontline learner in COVID-19: Celebrating Social Justice Day 2021 How health work...

1 year of pandemic learning response delivered online: Massive online learning is here to stay

Today we mark 1 year since we launched WHO’s first online learning course on COVID-19. Although we could not have known at the time, our quick action helped to get essential knowledge for managing ...

Augmented reality course on personal protective equipment available from WHO Academy

The WHO Academy has launched its first augmented reality course for health workers on the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE). This short course is available on the Academy’s mobile l...

New courses and languages on OpenWHO this month

New courses on COVID-19 vaccines

Working with WHO expert teams, OpenWHO launched the following courses to transfer critical knowledge on vaccination for the evolving COVID-19 pandemic:

COVID-19 ...