Welcome to OpenWHO

OpenWHO is WHO’s new 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.


WHO COVID-19 Health Worker Learning Needs

The WHO Academy has developed a brief survey to help us better understand the learning needs of health workers around the world as they confront the COVID-19 outbreak.


OpenWHO launches first sign language resource!

The OpenWHO team is proud to share our introductory video on COVID-19 in Indian sign language!


New course materials and languages now available!

We are pleased to announce that new courses, new course materials as well as new language versions of courses related to the COVID-19 outbreak have been released on OpenWHO.


Crowd-sourcing across the globe - COVID-19 courses produced in over a dozen national languages

More than 180 000 users have accessed the resources on OpenWHO.org, with 55 000 of those accessing the materials in a language other than English.


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