We are pleased to announce the online course “Health Cluster Coordination” is now available on OpenWHO. You can access the course through the following link: https://openwho.org/courses/health-cluster
This course provides a general introduction to the work of the Health Cluster, which aims to save lives and promote dignity in humanitarian and public health emergencies, and to strengthen the efficiency and accountability of all Stakeholders in responding to humanitarian crises.
By the end of this course, participants should be able to:
- Understand the framework of the Health Cluster’s mandate, responsibilities, strategies, lines of accountability and principles in order to lead and coordinate effective, efficient, timely and predictable evidence-based humanitarian health interventions in acute and protracted emergencies.
This course consists of 17 modules:
- Module 1: Introduction
- Module 2: Global Commitments for Humanitarian and Public Health Emergencies
- Module 3: Health Cluster Coordination: Principles and Functions
- Module 4: Public Health Information Services (PHIS) Standards
- Module 5: Needs Assessment
- Module 6: Public Health Situation Analysis
- Module 7: The Health Resources Availability Monitoring System (HeRAMS) Approach
- Module 8: Humanitarian Response Planning
- Module 9: Cross-Cutting Issues
- Module 10: Inter-Cluster Coordination
- Module 11: The Humanitarian Development and Peace Nexus
- Module 12: Health Advocacy
- Module 13: Resource Mobilisation
- Module 14: Humanitarian Health Response Monitoring
- Module 15: Cluster Coordination Performance Monitoring (CCPM)
- Module 16: Humanitarian Preparedness and Contingency Planning
- Module 17: Transition and Deactivation of Clusters
The course will take approximately 9 hours to finish. At the end of the course, a record of achievement will be offered to those who earn more than 80% of the maximum number of points from the module assessments. You will also receive a confirmation of participation on completing at least 80% of all of the course modules.
Hoping to count you among the participants, the OpenWHO team wishes you a successful training!