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

Psychological First Aid (PFA) in disaster management in the Caribbean. Second Edition - 2020

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

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...

Virtual training for laboratory building capacity on Antimicrobial Resistance detection and surveillance - 2020

This course is by invitation only. If you were not selected to participate in this course, you can explore other self-paced self-learning courses of the Virtual Campus.

The purpose of the...

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...

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.