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

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-...

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...

COVID-19 Virtual Courses

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:

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 ...

New course

PAHO and NextGenU launched the new course Public Health Leadership: Leading the health sector during COVID-19 and beyond on October 15th, 2020. 51 officials and health professionals from the ministries of health of 11 countries in the Caribbean are part of the first cohort.

The course aims to contribute to developing a competent and inspiring health leadership workforce for the Caribbean.