The Virtual Campus for Public Health (VCPH) is the learning platform of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). The goal of the Virtual Campus is to contribute to the development of skills and competencies of health workers, while supporting the transformation of public health services and practices in the Region of the Americas.

The Virtual Campus is a decentralized network of people, institutions and organizations that share courses and open educational resources about topics related to public health that are relevant to the countries of the Region, through the use of information and communication technologies.


To lead strategic collaborative efforts among Member States and other partners, to promote human resources for health training, for all people, in all places.


To serve as the virtual platform of reference for human resources training in public health in the Americas.


  • Public Good
  • Networking
  • Quality
  • Permanent Education
  • Support development of local capacity-building
  • Sustainability
  • Convergence