Health workforce

Knowledge sharing

Online communities of practice and regional networks:

  • Knowledge management for public health
    A global knowledge sharing network for public health workforce enables better and faster access to and use of existing knowledge, sharing ideas through twinning partnerships, eHealth and eLearning and encourages better evidence-informed policy making and other types of exchange.
  • The virtual campus of public health: Pan American Health Organization
    The Campus is a public service of continuing education and information. Its main objective is to contribute to the development and improvement of the efficiency of public health management through the resolution of cases closely related with professional practice, as well as to promote the exchange of experiences among professional in the sector and among public health institutions of various countries. The Campus is provided in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.
  • HINARI: The Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative
    Launched in 2002, the HINARI programme was set up by WHO and major publishers. HINARI provides free or very low cost online access to major journals in biomedical and related social sciences to local, not-for-profit institutions in developing countries. Over 3750 journal titles are now available to health institutions in 113 countries, benefiting many thousands of health workers and researchers.
  • Medicus Mundi
    The Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland is working on issues of global health policy and the effects of Swiss policy on the health situation in developing countries.
  • healthtraining.org
    healthtraining.org is Medicus Mundi Switzerland's internet inventory of postgraduate training and further education opportunities in the field of International Health.
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