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The Caribbean Node launched two tobacco control virtual courses

Panama, 13 September 2021 (OPS)- The Caribbean Node of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Virtual Campus for Public Health launched two new tutor-based virtual courses on tobacco control.

Más de 9900 personas comenzaron el curso virtual sobre Campaña de Vacunación contra SARS-CoV2 en Argentina

Washington DC, 12 de marzo del 2021 (OPS)- La Dirección Nacional de Control de Enfermedades Inmunoprevenibles (DiCEI) del Ministerio de Salud de la Nación, el nodo argentino del Campus Virtual de Salud Pública/ Dirección de Talento Humano, ambos del Ministerio de salud, y la representación de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) en Argentina lanzaron el curso virtual sobre Campaña de Vacunación contra SARS-CoV2 que buscó capacitar a los recursos humanos para enfrentar exitosamente los desafíos que plantea la estrategia de vacunación en contexto de pandemia. Más de 9900 personas ya han comenzado a cursar esta iniciativa en línea que está próxima a finalizar.

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Consultation on the WHO Global Learning Strategy

VCPH invites you to participate in the WHO global consultation on the Global Learning Strategy.

The World Health Organization invites you to participate in an online public consultation, on the draft WHO Global Learning Strategy. The goal of this Strategy is to make lifelong learning in health a genuine force for improving people’s health, protecting them from emergencies and ensuring universal health coverage and better health and well-being. While a broad range of stakeholders have been consulted in the development of this draft, it is now essential to develop principles, recommendations, and approaches for its implementation.

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Public Health Leadership: Leading the health sector during COVID-19 and beyond

Fifty-four public health officials from 10 countries and regional entities in the Caribbean started the online course on “Public Health Leadership: Leading the health sector during COVID-19 and beyond”, offered through the Caribbean Node of the Virtual Campus for Public Health, from October 12, 2020.

The course aims at building leadership skills among public health managers that would allow them to lead the response to emerging public health issues, including emergencies and disasters.

The initiative provides comprehensive skill sets and knowledge related to health leadership. Participants will learn about the theoretical foundations of public health leadership and apply their knowledge in meaningful, real-world learning activities, often related to their current work.

The work of the Honduras Node

The Honduras node of the Virtual Campus is a tripartite initiative between the Ministry of Health, the National Autonomous University of Honduras and PAHO. In 2020, the node has developed two self-learning courses focused on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The self-learning course on Home Care for confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients with Mild Symptoms and Follow-up of Their Contacts, seeks to teach essential measures related to contact management, to ensure safe and quality home care. More than 1,430 people have completed the online course, which was launched on National Television by the Minister of Health, Alba Consuelo Flores, and the PAHO/WHO Representative in Honduras, Piedad Huerta.

The work of the CHILE Node: Health monitors at free trade fairs in times of the COVID-19 pandemic

More than one hundred workers at free trade fairs in Chile were trained to prevent infection by the new coronavirus in the markets where fruits and vegetables are sold, through the virtual course "Health monitors at free fairs in times of pandemic ". The initiative was organized by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), the Association of Free Fairs (ASOF), the School of Public Health of the University of Chile and the University of Valparaiso.

Strengthening Public Health Schools in Brazil to implement distance education during the COVID-19 pandemic

More than 150 public professionals from public health schools in Brazil were trained through the Virtual Campus for Public Health during 2020 through a project of the Pan American Health Organization in Brazil (OPAS) and the National Council of Secretaries of Health (CONASS) that sought to strengthen the capacities of schools for the development of distance education to respond to COVID-19.

Through technical cooperation, which includes public health schools linked to state health secretariats, the use of information and communication technologies was incorporated into the state health network.

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The World Health Organization invites you to contribute your Big Idea to shape the future of training and learning in achieving better health for all

The WHO Academy, a lifelong learning centre scheduled to launch next year, is working to scale up learning for impact through digital and face-to-face courses, reaching millions of health workers and others worldwide through the latest technologies and advancements in learning science.

As a key part of this effort, we are working with experts and practitioners to develop a global learning strategy that will shape the future of WHO’s approach to training and learning for achieving health goals and the health-related Sustainable Development Goals.

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