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In 2017, the WHO added sporotrichosis to the list of neglected tropical diseases. Sporotrichosis is a primarily cutaneous or lymphocutaneous disease that affects humans, cats, and other mammals. It...

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  • NTD
  • Record of Achievement
  • en

Health workers who clean health care facilities are the first line of defence against health care-associated infections (HAIs) and support efforts to reduce antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Strengt...

  • Self-paced
  • Not disease specific
  • Confirmation of Participation
  • en

Dengue is a viral infection caused by the dengue virus (DENV), transmitted to humans through the bite of infected mosquitoes. An estimated 100-400 million infections occur each year. This course pr...

  • Self-paced
  • Current outbreaks, Dengue
  • Record of Achievement
  • en
OpenWHO

Diabetic foot problems are amongst the most common, costly and severe complications of diabetes. Diabetic patients are at a high risk for lower limb amputations resulting in higher health care cost...

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  • NCD
  • Record of Achievement
  • en
OpenWHO

In 2017, the WHO added chromoblastomycosis (also called chromomycosis) to the list of neglected tropical diseases. Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic, progressive fungal infection of the skin and sub...

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  • NTD
  • Record of Achievement
  • en

Medical equipment powered by mains sources must be evaluated regarding electrical safety parameters to protect patients and healthcare providers. This course provides methods for evaluating electri...

  • Self-paced
  • Not disease specific
  • Confirmation of Participation
  • en

The OpenWHO team organized an online exhibition and experience-sharing event on 12 & 13 July 2023, showcasing how learners have used WHO’s free OpenWHO.org learning platform to protect public healt...

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  • Not disease specific
  • en
OpenWHO

Screening areas in healthcare facilities and dedicated treatment centres are essential components for ebola and marburg outbreak preparedness, readiness and response.

In this course, we will expl...

  • Self-paced
  • Ebola, Marburg
  • Record of Achievement
  • en
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
  • en
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
  • Record of Achievement
  • en
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
  • Record of Achievement
  • en

This introductory level course provides a general overview of cholera including prevention and control principles. In addition, the course participants will learn about the Global Task Force for Ch...

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  • Current outbreaks, Cholera
  • Confirmation of Participation
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