Infection Prevention and Control

Self-paced courses

OpenWHO

Hundreds of millions of patients around the world are affected by health care-associated infections (HAI). Every day, HAI results in prolonged hospital stays, long-term disability, increased resist...

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Not disease specific
Record of Achievement
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OpenWHO

The use of central and peripheral venous catheters are commonly used in health care delivery worldwide. When these devices are used, there remains risks posed to patients for the development of blo...

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Not disease specific
Record of Achievement
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OpenWHO

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major threat to health and human development, affecting our ability to treat a range of infections. Treatments for a growing number of health care-associated inf...

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Not disease specific
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OpenWHO

Outbreaks are unfortunate events that afflict both patients and staff as well as the cost of health care. In this course, you will learn how to identify and investigate outbreaks, the importance of...

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Not disease specific
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Surgical site infections (SSI) are a serious problem globally; they are the most frequent type of health care-associated infection (HAI) observed on admission in low- and middle-income countries (L...

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Not disease specific
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en
OpenWHO

Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) are one of the most common health care-associated infections (HAIs). These infections are most likely caused by bacteria entering the body durin...

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Not disease specific
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An increased number of women are attending health facilities for antenatal care, labour, childbirth and neonatal care. One in ten deaths associated with pregnancy and childbirth is due to sepsis wi...

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Not disease specific
Confirmation of Participation
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OpenWHO

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is specialized clothing worn by healthcare personnel (HCP) for protection against infectious materials. PPE is a safety element used in healthcare delivery that ...

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Not disease specific
Record of Achievement
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OpenWHO

All healthcare facilities should establish or strengthen and implement IPC programmes and Occupational Health and Safety programmes to ensure health worker safety and prevent health worker infectio...

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COVID-19
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OpenWHO

Все медицинские учреждения должны разработать или усилить и внедрить программы ПКИ (профилактика и контроль инфекции) и программы по охране труда и технике безопасности, чтобы обеспечить безопаснос...

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COVID-19
Record of Achievement
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OpenWHO

Transmission-based Precautions, when used alongside Standard Precautions, can stop or slow the spread of known or suspected infections. This course will cover the main modes of transmission, what p...

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COVID-19
Record of Achievement
en
OpenWHO

This course provides an overview of the guidance on masks as outlined in “Mask use in the context of COVID-19”.

This training is intended for health workers, decision-makers, and the public and co...

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COVID-19
Record of Achievement
en