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

Preventing Self-harm/suicide: Empowering Primary Health Care providers

Suicide is a public health priority, the economic and human costs of suicidal behaviour to individuals, families, communities and society makes suicide a serious public health problem around...

Virtual Course Gender and Health: Awareness, Analysis and Action

This "Virtual Course Gender and Health: Awareness, Analysis and Action" provides basic skills on gender mainstreaming in health. The elearning builds familiarity with how gender operates as a...

Reporting guidelines: simple and powerful tools to increase the impact and visibility of your research: a virtual course on enhancing the value of research with research reporting standards

This course is the result of a collaboration between the EQUATOR Network and the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization. It is aimed at increasing the value of research and...

Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control

This course aims to improve the training of health providers in all aspects related to the prevention and control of cervical cancer, including its natural history, primary prevention through...

AUDIT-SBI: The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test

The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) is an instrument used to screen for alcohol-related problems. It has been increasingly used in many different countries in both the...

COVID-19 Virtual Courses

Clinical Care Severe Acute Respiratory Infection

This course includes content on clinical management of patients with a severe acute respiratory infection.

ePROTECT Respiratory Infections

This course provides a general introduction to Acute Respiratory Infections (ARIs) and basic hygiene measures to protect against infection. By the end of the course, you should be able to describe...

Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This course will cover the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) measures required in order to:

  • Be prepared and ready to respond to an outbreak, in particular, the one due to COVID...

Operational Planning Guidelines and COVID-19 Partners Platform to support country preparedness and response

This 3-module learning package introduces the context for the need for a coordinated global response plan to the COVID-19 outbreak. It provides the required guidance to implement the ...

Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) Treatment Facility Design

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. This course provides principles, minimum requirements and technical specifications to design and...

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