Welcome to the Caribbean's Node of Virtual Campus for Public Health.

A network to create, share and collaborate in the educational processes of Public Health.

Information and capacity-building resources for
professionals and the general public about COVID-19

Access to the COVID-19 section of the Caribbean Node of the PAHO VCPH

Caribbean's Virtual Courses

Introduction to social marketing for public health (2020)

The course "Introduction to social marketing for public health" is the first of 5 courses that are part of the "Social Marketing Program for Public Health", developed by the Unit of Risk Factors...

Psychological First Aid (PFA) in disaster management in the Caribbean - 2019

The Psychological First Aid (PFA) course is a ten-hour self-paced training. It aims to equip lay persons with the tools to appropriately provide the initial response to individuals experiencing...

Food Handlers Virtual Training

Food-borne diseases (FBDs) are a major cause of illnesses worldwide, caused by ingesting food contaminated with microorganisms or chemicals. According to the World Health Organization (WHO),...

Virtual Course on the Implementation of the HEARTS Technical Package in Primary Health Care

The Global HEARTS initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO) aims to improve practices in the control of cardiovascular diseases in the primary care level through the use of four technical...

Oral Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV infection - eLearning tool for clinicians

This eLearning course is for practicing health professionals around the globe who currently have a client population at high-risk for contracting HIV and provide or will provide Oral PrEP or Post-...

COVID-19 Virtual Courses

Standaard Voorzorgsmaatregelen: Handhygiëne (Nederlands)

De meeste gezondheidszorg-gerelateerde infecties kunnen voorkomen worden door middel van een goede handhygiëne – uw handen reinigen op de juiste momenten en op de juiste manier. De WHO Richtlijnen...

Infectiepreventie en Controle (IPC) van het COVID-19 Virus (Nederlands)

Deze cursus biedt informatie over wat gezondheidszorginstellingen moeten doen om voorbereid te zijn om te reageren op een geval van een opkomend virus die de luchtwegen infecteert zoals het nieuwe...

COVID-19: How to put on and remove personal protective equipment (PPE)

This is a guide for healthcare workers involved in patient care activities in a healthcare setting. It aims to show the type of personal protective equipment or PPE needed to correctly protect...

COVID-19: Hoe persoonlijke beschermingsmiddelen (PPE) aan - en uit te trekken (Nederlands)

Dit is een handleiding voor gezondheidswerkers die betrokken zijn in patiëntzorg activiteiten in een gezondheidszorg setting. Het doel van de handleiding is om te laten zien welk type persoonlijke...

Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19: methods for detection, prevention, response and control

This course provides a general introduction to emerging respiratory viruses, including novel coronaviruses. By the end of this course, you should be able to describe:

First course translated to Dutch!

PAHO Suriname and OpenWHO launched the first COVID-19 Course fully translated into Dutch. How to Put On and Remove Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will serve the specific needs of people from the Caribbean who have Dutch as their main language.

Dutch version