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.


Marking the Hearing Day 3 March – Join our Indian Sign Language course

The OpenWHO platform prioritizes translation of learning resources to reach populations as extensively as possible. Providing courses in learners' languages can help remove the barriers to learning...

Stories from the frontline: Kazakhstan

Delivering knowledge to every frontline responder

Knowledge saves lives, even more so during outbreaks of novel diseases when one’s understanding of the emergency and the public health measures ex...

[Webinar invitation] Create an equal future in a COVID-19 world: Celebrating International Women's Day 2021

#LearningSavesLives Webinar Series

Igniting knowledge networks to keep people safe in emergencies

Create an equal future in a COVID-19 world: Celebrating International Women's Day 2021


New courses and languages on OpenWHO this month

Monthly newsletter

You can access the most recent newsletter here. Please note that currently the newsletter is available in English only, but the newsletter highlights can be accessed in Chinese,...