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] #LearningSavesLives Webinar Series - Will COVID-19 revolutionize medical and health education?

#LearningSavesLives Webinar Series Igniting knowledge networks to keep people safe in emergencies

Date: Thursday 15th April 2021

Time: 14:00 - 15:30 Central European Time



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...

Celebrating International Women's Day 2021: Choosing to challenge the barriers women face accessing life-saving knowledge for COVID19 response

Testimonies from International Women's Day 2021 #LearningSavesLives Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically highlights the need of every frontline health worker- no matter how remote or isolat...