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.


New courses and languages on OpenWHO this month

Monthly newsletter

The newsletter for June 2020 has been released. You can access it here. Please note that currently the newsletter is available in English only, but the newsletter highlights can...

100th COVID-19 course launched on OpenWHO!

OpenWHO launched its 100th course to support the response to coronavirus disease on 26 June, exactly 5 months after launching its first COVID-19 course.

This milestone course provides an introduc...

Spotlight on IPC course series

OpenWHO hosts a growing series of courses addressing infection prevention and control (IPC) topics on the platform’s COVID-19 learning channel.

The WHO IPC team partnered with OpenWHO to adapt exi...

New courses and languages on OpenWHO this month for COVID-19

WHO Academy learning strategy process: a call for ideas

The World Health Organization invites you to contribute your Big Idea to shape the future of training and learning in achieving better healt...

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