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.


Celebrating 4 years of OpenWHO

Today marks 4 years of open-source learning operations on OpenWHO.org. The online platform was designed to be readily scalable for a global pandemic. As it entered its 4th year of operations, the p...

Celebrating UN Russian Language day: Online learning offerings in Russian

Today, on UN Russian Language Day, OpenWHO celebrates over 25 000 enrolments across 17 courses available in the Russian language. The OpenWHO platform, developed utilizing Russian Federation funds ...

[Webinar invitation] #LearningSavesLives Webinar Series - Competencies for protecting health in the pandemic era

#LearningSavesLives Webinar Series

Igniting knowledge networks to keep people safe in emergencies# Enhancing capabilities to manage health care and public health in emergencies

Enhancing capabili...

#LearningSavesLivesWebinar for Spanish Day: Partnerships in training benefit frontline workers in the Americas

On April 23, to celebrate the International Spanish Language Day, the Pan American Health Organization PAHO and OpenWHO co-hosted a webinar with testimonies on how the virtual training has been ins...